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Nov 23, 2022Open    AccessArticle

Study of Precancerous Cervical Lesions and Associated Factors among Women Aged between 18 and 65 Years in Koumpentoum (Senegal)

El Hadji Cheikh Abdoulaye Diop, Abdoul Aziz Ndiaye, Martial Coly Bop
Introduction: Cervical cancer can be prevented by papillomavirus vaccination and screening for precancerous lesions. Initiated in the district in 2018, screening has never been studied. The objective of this research was to investigate the frequency of precancerous lesions and associated factors. Methods: This was a descriptive and analytical cross-sectional study. Data were collected from screening registers. Sociodemographic characteristics, medical history, macroscopic data and therapeutic as...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1109508


Oct 21, 2022Open    AccessArticle

Breast Cancer during Pregnancy: A Case Report and Literature Review

Hamidou Soumana Diaouga, Maimouna Chaibou Yacouba, Madeleine Garba Rahamatou, Nafiou Idi, Madi Nayama
Breast cancer is the most common and deadliest cancer in women. The association of breast cancer and pregnancy is relatively rare and has a poor prognosis due to often late diagnosis and a high potential for lymphatic dissemination. It poses many diagnostic, therapeutic, prognostic and psychological problems. We report a case of ductal carcinoma of the breast associated with pregnancy in a 27-year-old patient. The diagnosis was late as well as the care which began 4 weeks after delivery. Obstetr...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1109387


Sep 16, 2022Open    AccessArticle

Analysis of Advertising Pieces of the Ministry of Health about Congenital Syphilis in the Light of Freire

Monica Motta Lino, Ana Eliza Rodrigues Machado, Olga Regina Zigelli Garcia, Ariane Thaise Frello Roque, Luiza Sheyla Evenni Porfírio Will Castro
Objective: Analyze advertisements about Congenital Syphilis produced by the Ministry of Health in the light of Freire. Method: Documentary research, whose search took place on the website of the Ministry of Health, Department of Chronic Conditions and Sexually Transmitted Infections, between February and March 2021. Thematic analysis of the selected pieces was carried out in the light of Freire. Results: Six campaigns were selected in their entirety with a focus on the topic of Congenital Syphil...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1109133


Jun 24, 2022Open    AccessArticle

Obesity and Female Infertility—A Review on Mechanisms (Endocrinology)

Tong Li Joon, Naganathan Pillai, Christina Gertrude Yap, Nowrozy Kamar Jahan
Background: Obesity is a state of the excess buildup of fats where it leads to chronic low-grade inflammation, lipotoxicity, deranged endocrine system and the female sex hormones. It is speculated that each of these aspects plays a contributory role to infertility in obese. So, this review aims to look into changes in the endocrine system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian (HPO) axis in obese women that affect the female reproductive system and the correlation between each mechanism leading ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108817


Oct 28, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Relationship between Maternal Booking Visit Lipid Profile and Placental Morphometric Outcome in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana

Samuel Bimpong, Chrissie Stansie Abaidoo, Eric Faakuu, Emmanuel Kwaku Osabutey
Background: The significance of investigating relationships involved in the transport of lipids to the foetus is very important in the first-trimester embryogenesis. The objective of this study, therefore, was to model the relationship between the maternal booking visit lipid profile parameters and the placental indices outcomes. Method: Analytical descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted between March 2014 and October 2018 on placenta, neonates and maternal booking visit lipid profile pa...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107876


May 25, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Screening for Syphilis in Pregnant Women in Resource-Limited Environment: Which Approach Is Effective? Case Report

Raphael Byamungu Mugondozi, Gaspard Makambo Mohilo, Maurice Masoda Nyamalyongo
Syphilis in a pregnant woman keeps threatening the life of both the woman and her fetus at any time of pregnancy. While the control of this disease seemed to be effective around the 2000s in developed countries, its prevalence in pregnant women has risen all over the world especially in countries with limited resources. Although syphilis control in pregnant women would be part of the health policy of almost all the countries of sub-Saharan Africa, this opportunity is unfortunately not capitalize...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107093


Dec 17, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Perception and Experience of Women Facing Menopause in the Town of Mbujimayi in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Bukasa Tshilonda Jean Christophe, Kapinga Mukendi Jovial, Kabongo Mwamba Guillaume, Tshibangu Kandala Justin, Mukendi Mukendi Jean René, Kimpitu Kifwame Patrice, Muteba Nkongolo Jean, Ngoyi Eza Ngoyi, Mabuisha Kikudi Frederick, Kitenge Kitenge David, Kamonga Mulenda Fidelie, Mbenga Tshibambe Alain, Eshiba Kasongo André, Kalengo Nsomue Christophe, Kituta Katambue Jean Pierre, Lumanu Mposhi Dieudonné, Mutombo Kabamba André, Wembonyama Okitotsho Stany
Objective: The general objective of our research contributes to the promotion of women’s health during the menopause. Methodology: This research addresses the qualitative phenomenological approach by seeking to try to unveil the perceptions and experiences of women facing menopause. The information was collected in a systematic and prospective manner from the respondents in order to allow us to describe the perceptions and experiences of women facing menopause in our environment. The study was c...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106930


Nov 12, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Pregnancy in Adolescents at Peripheral Care Unit Gbodjome (Togo): Epidemiological Aspects and Causes

Ameyo Ayoko Ketevi, Yvon Foli Agbeko, Dede Regine Diane Ajavon, Baguilane Douaguibe, Akila Bassowa, Assiaham Walawita Tenete, Kossi Edem Logbo-Akey, Akossiwa Adeline Gloria Djankale, Nagbe Massogblé Kodjo Koffi, Kodjo Fiagnon, Abdoul-Samadou Aboubakari
Introduction: Teenage pregnancies have serious consequences for the health of mothers and their children. The aim of this work was to study the circumstances of the onset of teenage pregnancy. Methodology: This was a cross-sectional and descriptive study, which took place from July 1st to 31st, 2019 at the Peripheral Care Unit (USP) of Gbodjomé in Togo. Results: A total of 100 adolescent girls were interviewed (12.6%). The average age of adolescent girls was 17.2 years (12 - 19 years). Adolescen...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106873


Sep 25, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Rate of Use of Female Condoms in Sex Professionals in the City of Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Jean Christophe Bukasa Tshilonda, Alphonsine Kabwe Tshibanda, Jean Kituta Katambue, Godet Kalonda Kabemba, Richard Kabemba Kabemba, Crispin Kasendue Ngoyi, Patrice Kimpitu Kifwame, Mabuisha Kikudi, Cherubin Ngongo Kitengie, Fidélie Kamonga Mulenda, Ngoyi Eza Ngoyi, Sebatien Kitengie Kapafule, Christophe Kalengo Nsomue, André Eshiba Kasongo, Emile Tshiminyi Koloy
Objectives: The general objective is to contribute to the promotion of the protection of professionals against STIs. Methodology: The study is quantitative of descriptive correlational type. Data were collected cross-sectionally using a questionnaire from May 01, 2019 to July 01, 2019 from sex workers living in target neighborhoods. Our study population consists of female sex workers from the above-mentioned neighborhoods, while our sample is 122 obtained on the basis of the inclusion and exclus...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106710


Nov 07, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Female Genital Mutilation in Northeastern Nigeria

M. O. Amodu, M. T. Bolori, A. Kuchichi, Ibrahim Musa Ngoshe, F. L. Bukar
Introduction: Different forms of cultural practices are being practiced in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Some of such are beneficial while others lead to negative impacts. Female genital mutilation as one type of harmful traditional practices is a form of violence against women. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), practiced in many parts of the world, also known as female circumcision or female genital cutting (F
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105827


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