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BMI-related cesarean section complications in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Kwaku Asah-Opoku, Iris Pijtak, Mercy Nuamah, Nelson Damale, Kitty Bloemenkamp, Joyce Browne, Marcus J Rijken,

<h4>Background</h4>Obesity and cesarean section (CS) rates are rising in Sub-Saharan African (SSA), where risks for complications that adversely affect maternal health such as infections, are high.<h4>Objective</h4>To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to report on the incidence and types of body mass index (BMI)-related complications following CS in SSA.<h4>Search strategy</h4>A ... Read more >>

Int J Gynaecol Obstet (International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
[2021, :]

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Experiences and challenges in the management of pregnancy-associated breast cancer at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital: a review of four cases.

Josephine Nsaful, Verna Vanderpuye, Aba Anoa Scott, Florence Dedey, Samuel A Oppong, Rita Appiah-Danquah, Nelson Damale, Benjamin Fenu, Theodore Wordui, Joel Yarney, Joe Nat Clegg-Lamptey,

Breast cancer is the commonest female cancer worldwide and the most common malignancy during pregnancy. The current management of breast cancer is based on patient and tumour characteristics, preferences and disease stage. In pregnancy-associated breast cancer, the gestational age influences treatment options. Sequencing of therapies is guided by safe imaging ... Read more >>

Ecancermedicalscience (Ecancermedicalscience)
[2020, 14:1140]

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Recommendations for cervical cancer prevention and control in Ghana: public education and human papillomavirus vaccination.

Yvonne Nartey, Philip Hill, Kwabena Amo-Antwi, Richard Asmah, Kofi Nyarko, Joel Yarney, Nelson Damale, Brian Cox,

Globally, cervical cancer is a major public health issue causing increasing morbidity and mortality especially in low- and middle-income countries where preventive and control measures are lacking. In Ghana, it is the most common cancer among women. Approaches to reduce the incidence and mortality of the disease in Ghana have ... Read more >>

Ghana Med J (Ghana medical journal)
[2018, 52(2):94-102]

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Prevalence of adhesions and associated postoperative complications after cesarean section in Ghana: a prospective cohort study.

Mercy A Nuamah, Joyce L Browne, Alexander V Öry, Nelson Damale, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Marcus J Rijken,

<h4>Background</h4>The global increase in Cesarean section rate is associated with short- and long-term complications, including adhesions with potential serious maternal and fetal consequences. This study investigated the prevalence of adhesions and association between adhesions and postoperative complications in a tertiary referral hospital in Accra, Ghana.<h4>Methods</h4>In this prospective cohort study, 335 ... Read more >>

Reprod Health (Reproductive health)
[2017, 14(1):143]

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Uterine Tonus Assessment by Midwives versus Patient self-assessment in the active management of the third stage of labor (UTAMP): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Joyce L Browne, Nelson K R Damale, Tessa M Raams, Eva L Van der Linden, Ernest T Maya, Roseline Doe, Marcus J Rijken, Richard Adanu, Diederick E Grobbee, Arie Franx, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch,

<h4>Background</h4>Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide and accounts for one third of maternal deaths in low-income and middle-income countries. PPH can be prevented by active management of the third stage of labor (AMTSL), a series of steps recommended by the World Health Organization to be ... Read more >>

Trials (Trials)
[2015, 16:580]

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