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Cesarean delivery technique among HIV positive women with sub-optimal antenatal care uptake at the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon: case series report

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Research Notes, July 2017
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Title
Cesarean delivery technique among HIV positive women with sub-optimal antenatal care uptake at the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon: case series report
Published in
BMC Research Notes, July 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2639-0
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Authors

Thomas Obinchemti Egbe, Charlotte Nguefack Tchente, George-Fulbert Mangala Nkwele, Jacques Ernest Nyemb, Esther Mathio Barla, Eugene Belley-Priso

Abstract

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic is a serious public health problem worldwide, especially in low-income countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) is a major concern to those countries. Cesarean section has been described in the literature to be effective in the prevention of mother to child transmission (MTCT). We present a series of seven cases of HIV positive pregnant women with sub-optimal antenatal care up-take who delivered by cesarean section at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Douala General Hospital. During the cesarean section the fetal head was delivered through the uterine incision without rupture of amniotic membranes. The amniotic membranes were ruptured after delivery of the fetal head, and then the rest of the body was delivered. Most of the study participants had multiple risk factors for preterm labour. When a good cesarean section technique is used in women with high viral load and low CD4 counts, risk of MTCT HIV are greatly reduced even in low-income countries.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 25 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 9 36%
Student > Bachelor 3 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 12%
Student > Postgraduate 2 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 8%
Other 4 16%
Unknown 2 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 32%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 24%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 4%
Mathematics 1 4%
Other 3 12%
Unknown 3 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 August 2017.
All research outputs
#6,272,028
of 11,667,520 outputs
Outputs from BMC Research Notes
#926
of 2,570 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#113,560
of 266,383 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Research Notes
#23
of 65 outputs
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