The Management of Abortions at the Maternity Regional Hospital of Saint Louis from 2013 to 2015
- Corresponding Author:
- Ousmane Thiam
Department of Gynecology, Gynecologue-Obstetricien
Centre Hospitalier Regional De Saint Louis
Universite Gaston Berger, Senegal
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: August 20, 2015 Accepted date: December 12, 2015 Published date: December 20, 2015
Citation: Thiam O, Cissé ML, Aziz AD, Ninag M, Gueye M, et al. (2015) The Management of Abortions at the Maternity Regional Hospital of Saint Louis from 2013 to 2015. Clinics Mother Child Health 13:213. doi:10.4172/2090-7214.1000213
Copyright: © 2015 Thiam, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Objectives: The objectives were to determine the prevalence of abortions at CHR Saint Louis and define the epidemiological profile of patients. Methodology: This was a cross sectional study descrriptive of abortion cases registered in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Service Hospital Saint Louis. Study ran from 1 January 2013 to 28 February 2015, or 26 months. We included all patients carrying a pregnancy of less than 22 weeks and who has an abortion. The variables studied were the socio-demographic characteristics, age of pregnancy, care mode, complications, and counceling chosen contraceptive method. We used the EPI6info Version 3.5.3 software and the R Version 3.0.2 software for data analysis. Results: During our study period, we recorded 893 cases of abortion. The average age of patients was 28.7 ± 7.6 to extremes of 14 and 53 years. Patients were married in 819 cases, or 91.7%. The management mode was dominated by MVA in 628 cases, followed by electric aspiration in 239 cases and a dissection in 23 cases. We recorded 15 cases of complications in type hemorrgies, or 1.6%. The councelig PF was done in 98.3% and was the chosen type pills in 484 cases against 189 cases in the injections. Conclusion: Support for abortion is common in the service, post morbite abotrum is less.