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Title: Outcomes of Medical Versus Surgical Management of First Trimester Incomplete Abortion Among Women Admitted at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital
Authors: Victor, Tetty Otieno
Keywords: Surgical Management
Issue Date: Apr-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Health Sciences
Abstract: Background: Outcomes of surgical versus medical management of first trimester incomplete abortion are poorly documented in Uganda and it is important to guide clinical practice. Objectives: To compare the effectiveness, secondary outcomes and satisfaction level between surgical and medical management of first trimester incomplete abortion among women admitted at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital. Methodology: Prospective open labelled randomized clinical trial of 100 consecutively recruited participants, using investigator administered questionnaire conducted from June to September, 2018. Ethical clearance was obtained from Research and Ethics Committee of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital (UG REC 023). Results: The effectiveness of surgical management was statistically significantly higher than that of medical management (RRR=1 1.7%; p=O.043). Majority in the medical arm reported mild pain (64% versus 4%; p)
Description: A Research Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements for The Award of The Degree of Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Masters of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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