publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Hydatidiform Mole among Patients Undergoing Uterine Evacuation at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.

Mulisya, Olivier; Roberts, Drucilla J.; Sengupta, Elizabeth S.; Agaba, Elly; Laffita, Damaris; Tobias, Tusabe; Mpiima, Derrick Paul; Henry, Lugobe; Augustine, Ssemujju; Abraham, Masinda; ...
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2018 Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology International, volume 2,018, pages 1-7 (issn: 1687-9589, eissn: 1687-9597, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
Abstract
<jats:p><jats:italic>Objective</jats:italic>. We sought to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with hydatidiform molar gestations amongst patients undergoing uterine evacuation at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH), Mbarara, Uganda. <jats:italic>Methods</jats:italic>. This was a cross-sectional study carried out from November 2016 to February 2017. All patients admitted for uterine evacuation for nonviable pregnancy were included. The study registered 181 patients. Data were collected on sociodemographics, medical conditions, obstetrics, and gynecological factors. The evacuated tissue received a full gross and histopathologic examination. C...
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free text keywords: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Article Subject, Research Article, Gynecology and obstetrics, RG1-991
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