Research Article
Volume 9 Issue 3 - 2020
Maternal Mortality in the Gynecology-Obstetric Department at the Yalgado Ouedraogo University Hospital Center (CHUYO), Burkina Faso: About 181 Cases Collected from January 1st to December 31st 2016
Kiemtoré Sibraogo1*, Komboigo Béwendin Evelyne2, Simporé André3, Zamané Hyacinthe1, Kaboré Xavier3, Zoundi Mikael3, Touré Aboubacar3, Millogo Francoise3 and Thiéba Blandine3
1Joseph Ki Zerbo University, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2Nazi Boni University, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
3Department of Obstetrics Gynecology in Yalgado Ouedraogo University Hospital Center, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
*Corresponding Author: Kiemtoré Sibraogo, Joseph Ki Zerbo University, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Received: January 06, 2020; Published: February 10, 2020


Objective: To study maternal mortality in the obstetrics and gynecology department at Yalgado Ouedraogo teaching Hospital Center.

Patients and Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional retrospective and desciptive study of 181 cases of maternal deaths during study period. The parameters studied were sociodemographic characteristics, the causes of death, the clinical data and the contributing factors.

Results: The maternal mortality ratio was 2624 per 100,000 live births. The mean age of death was 26.79 with extremes of 15 years to 40 years. Direct obstetric causes accounted for 58% dominated by hypertension and complications, hemorrhage during pregnancy and postpartum, and obstetric infections. The indirect obstetric causes were 42% dominated by non-obstetric infections and chronic anemias. In addition to the delay in consultation and delay in care, the lack of antenatal care was the contributing factor to maternal deaths.

Conclusion: Maternal mortality remains a public health problem in view of its high ratio. The reduction of this scourge will inevitably go through a health insurance that will allow the supply of quality care.

Keywords: Maternal Mortality; Causes; Contributing Factors; CHU YO


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Citation: Kiemtoré Sibraogo., et al. “Maternal Mortality in the Gynecology-Obstetric Department at the Yalgado Ouedraogo University Hospital Center (CHUYO), Burkina Faso: About 181 Cases Collected from January 1st to December 31st 2016”. EC Gynaecology 9.3 (2020): 01-07.

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