• Users Online: 370
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 205-208

Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy in a Tertiary Hospital: A 4 year review


Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital/Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Attah R Avidime
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital/Bayero University, Kano
Nigeria
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0189-5117.192226

Rights and Permissions

Objective: To determine various indications for laparoscopy and hysteroscopy in Aminu Kano Teaching, hospital (AKTH), Kano. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive study conducted at the (AKTH, which involved all the patients who had laparoscopy and or hysteroscopy from January 2011 to December 2014 (4 year). Records of patients who had laparoscopy or hysteroscopy in AKTH within the study period were retrieved from the operation record book; their case files were retrieved, studied and recorded in a proforma. Data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences. Results: The total number of patients who had diagnostic laparoscopy within the 4-year study period was 221, but only 197 files were retrieved, giving a retrieval rate of 89.1%. The total number of patients who had diagnostic hysteroscopy was 28, but only 23 case files were retrieved, giving a retrieval rate of 82.1%. Five patients underwent both laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. The mean age and standard deviation of patients who had laparoscopy was 28.7 ± 5.8 years. The mean age and standard deviation of patients who had hysteroscopy was 32.3 ± 5.9 years. The most frequent indication for laparoscopy was for primary infertility 89 (45.2%), followed by secondary infertility 78 (39.6%). Asherman's syndrome was the most common indication for hysteroscopy accounting for 52.1% of the procedure. Conclusion: Infertility is the most common indication for laparoscopy in this centre whereas Asherman's syndrome is the leading indication for hysteroscopy. Nearly all the procedures were diagnostic endoscopy.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1207    
    Printed48    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded111    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal