The aim of the study was to determine the predictors for poor prognosis and to find out the effect of treatment strategies on survival functions in 37 cases of granulosa cell tumor diagnosis. Tumor differentiation is found to be a significant confounder for the disease recurrence after adjustment for the stage.
Objective: We aimed to determine the predictors for poor prognosis and to find out the effect of treatment strategies on survival functions
Methods: Thirty seven women with granulosa cell tumor were enrolled for the study between 2000 and 2013. All data was obtained from hospital prospectively collected databese.
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his review demonstrates that cardiac injuries remain lethal, diagnosis is largely clinical and trans-thoracic ultrasound may be over-utilized, having little impact on clinical outcome of patients presenting with this injury.
Objective: To determine the impact of trans-thoracic ultrasound (TTUS) in patients with chest trauma and potential cardiac injuries and to determine the outcome of patients with cardiac injury detected on TTUS.
Unfavourable sociodemographic factors are major determinants
of the high incidence of unsafe abortion in the
Niger Delta despite strict abortion laws. Concrete measures
must be put in place to address these, as unsafe abortion
and its complications are a major cause of maternal
morbidity and mortality in this environment.
Background: Abortions performed by persons lacking the requisite skills or in environments lacking minimal medical standards or both are considered unsafe. It is estimated that over 20 million unsafe abortions are performed annually and about 70 000 women die globally as a result, with the majority occurring in the developing world. This study aims to determine the sociodemographic factors involved in complicated unsafe abortions.