Yifru Berhan

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Holoprosencephaly, cephalothorax' appearance with multiple cardiac anomalies: a diagnostic challenge
    Yifru Berhan
    Debub University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, e mail P O Box 1560, Awassa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 43:285-90. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Currently used oxytocin regimen outcome measures at term & postterm. I: Outcome indicators in relation to parity & indication for induction
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obst and Gynaecology
    Ethiop Med J 45:235-42. 2007
  3. pdf Medical doctors profile in Ethiopia: production, attrition and retention. In memory of 100-years Ethiopian modern medicine & the new Ethiopian millennium
    Yifru Berhan
    Hwassa University, Medical Faculty, P O Box 1560
    Ethiop Med J 46:1-77. 2008
  4. pmc Predictors of labor abnormalities in university hospital: unmatched case control study
    Wayu Abraham
    Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, P, O, Box 1560, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:256. 2014
  5. pmc Age at menarche among in-school adolescents in Sawla Town, South Ethiopia
    Esrael Ayele
    College of Medicine and Health Science, Hawasa University, Ethiopia
    Ethiop J Health Sci 23:189-200. 2013
  6. pmc Meta-analyses of fertility desires of people living with HIV
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 13:409. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of reverse breech extraction to deliver a deeply impacted head during cesarean delivery
    Yifru Berhan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa, Ethiopia Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 124:99-105. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Change in absolute CD4 count with antiretroviral treatment in resource limited setting: a retrospective cohort study in children in Ethiopia
    Yifru Berhan
    Department of Gynecology, Hawassa University, P O Box 1560
    Ethiop Med J 49:289-98. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Meta-analysis on risky sexual behaviour of men: consistent findings from different parts of the world
    Yifru Berhan
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    AIDS Care 25:151-9. 2013
  10. pmc Is the Sexual Behaviour of HIV Patients on Antiretroviral therapy safe or risky in Sub-Saharan Africa? Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression
    Asres Berhan
    Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Res Ther 9:14. 2012

Collaborators

  • Asres Berhan
  • Anteneh Assefa Desalegn
  • Wayu Abraham
  • Esrael Ayele
  • Yifru Berhan Mitke
  • Asheber Gaym
  • Desalegn Yizengaw
  • Tigist Wubishet
  • Gebre Selassie Abadi

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Holoprosencephaly, cephalothorax' appearance with multiple cardiac anomalies: a diagnostic challenge
    Yifru Berhan
    Debub University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, e mail P O Box 1560, Awassa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 43:285-90. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Currently used oxytocin regimen outcome measures at term & postterm. I: Outcome indicators in relation to parity & indication for induction
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obst and Gynaecology
    Ethiop Med J 45:235-42. 2007
    ..Although induction of labour with oxytocin is a daily practice at public as well as private health institutions, to the best of our knowledge, there is no published study on induction in Ethiopia...
  3. pdf Medical doctors profile in Ethiopia: production, attrition and retention. In memory of 100-years Ethiopian modern medicine & the new Ethiopian millennium
    Yifru Berhan
    Hwassa University, Medical Faculty, P O Box 1560
    Ethiop Med J 46:1-77. 2008
    ..Although the practice of western medicine in Ethiopia dates back to the time of King Libne Dengel (1520-1535), organized and sustainable modern medical practice started after the battle of Adwa (1896)...
  4. pmc Predictors of labor abnormalities in university hospital: unmatched case control study
    Wayu Abraham
    Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, P, O, Box 1560, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:256. 2014
    ..In Ethiopia, although labor abnormality and its complications like obstetric fistula are highly prevalent, there is no published study that determines the predictors of labor abnormalities...
  5. pmc Age at menarche among in-school adolescents in Sawla Town, South Ethiopia
    Esrael Ayele
    College of Medicine and Health Science, Hawasa University, Ethiopia
    Ethiop J Health Sci 23:189-200. 2013
    ..Although a declining trend in age at menarche has been observed in developed countries over decades commonly attributed to childhood excessive weight gain and sedentary life, little is known about this case in the developing countries...
  6. pmc Meta-analyses of fertility desires of people living with HIV
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 13:409. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the strength of association of fertility desire of HIV positive people with antiretroviral therapy (ART) experience, age, sex, education level, and number of children...
  7. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of reverse breech extraction to deliver a deeply impacted head during cesarean delivery
    Yifru Berhan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa, Ethiopia Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 124:99-105. 2014
    ..During cesarean delivery, extracting a deeply impacted head is a real challenge for obstetricians...
  8. ncbi request reprint Change in absolute CD4 count with antiretroviral treatment in resource limited setting: a retrospective cohort study in children in Ethiopia
    Yifru Berhan
    Department of Gynecology, Hawassa University, P O Box 1560
    Ethiop Med J 49:289-98. 2011
    ..Although antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes began in 2003 in Ethiopia, there is scarcity of information about paediatric ART...
  9. doi request reprint Meta-analysis on risky sexual behaviour of men: consistent findings from different parts of the world
    Yifru Berhan
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    AIDS Care 25:151-9. 2013
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  10. pmc Is the Sexual Behaviour of HIV Patients on Antiretroviral therapy safe or risky in Sub-Saharan Africa? Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression
    Asres Berhan
    Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Res Ther 9:14. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of adherence to national guideline for clinical follow up of HIV infected children using the proxy hematological, biochemical and anthropometric indicators of care
    Yifru Berhan
    Department of Obs and Gynaecology, Hawassa Univeristy, P O Box 1560
    Ethiop Med J 49:199-209. 2011
    ..However, no study has evaluated the regularity of these kinds of assessment in hospital population...
  12. doi request reprint Age and CD4 count of vertically HIV-infected children at the time of diagnosis: what are independent predictors for being symptomatic and CD4 counts drop?
    Yifru Berhan
    Department of Medicine, Hawassa University, Awassa, Ethiopia
    J Trop Pediatr 57:14-23. 2011
    ..More than one-third of the children were in a state of severe immunosuppression and more than half were immunologically eligible for antiretroviral treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Bloody traditional procedures performed during infancy in the oropharyngeal area among HIV+ children: implication from the perspective of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
    Yifru Berhan Mitke
    Hawassa University, Awassa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Behav 14:1428-36. 2010
    ..Taking into account the deep invasiveness of the procedures, they are assumed as one of the strong risk factors for MTCT of HIV during lactation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Attitude of people living with HIV/AIDS to be a biological parent and their knowledge on MTCT reduction methods
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gynecology, P O Box 1560
    Ethiop Med J 46:335-47. 2008
    ..However, to the best of author's knowledge, little has been done to explore people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs') attitude towards childbearing, knowledge on mother to child HIV transmission (MTCT) reduction methods...
  15. ncbi request reprint Currently used oxytocin regimen outcome measures at term & postterm. II: Outcome indicators in relation to Bishop Score & other covariates
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Ethiop Med J 45:243-50. 2007
    ..Lack of published study assessing the separate oxytocin dose regimen for nulliparas and multiparas in Ethiopia, for which we could not find such regimen in literature, motivated us to review a two year case-series at term and post term...
  16. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of currently used oxytocin regimen and prospects
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obst and Gynaecology
    Ethiop Med J 45:225-34. 2007
    ..Therefore, easily applicable regimen for Ethiopian set up is presented for clinical trail...
  17. ncbi request reprint Premature ovarian failure in the early age 20s: 3 case reports
    Yifru Berhan
    Debub University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Awassa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 43:291-5. 2005
    ..Literature on the potential serious complications of premature menopause and treatment options in low setting areas is revised...
  18. pmc Virologic response to tipranavir-ritonavir or darunavir-ritonavir based regimens in antiretroviral therapy experienced HIV-1 patients: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized controlled clinical trials
    Asres Berhan
    Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 8:e60814. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the virologic response in ART experienced patients to tipranavir-ritonavir and darunavir-ritonavir based regimens...
  19. doi request reprint Predictors of sexual-risk behaviour and HIV-preventive practices among university students in Ethiopia
    Yifru Berhan
    a College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, PO Box 1560, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    Afr J AIDS Res 10:225-34. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Polysubstance use and its linkage with risky sexual behavior in university students: significance for policy makers and parents
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences P O Box 1560 Hawassa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 51:13-23. 2013
    ..Despite the high prevalence of polysubstance use in low income countries, little has been done to investigate the linkage between polysubstance use and risky sexual behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Viable pregnancies in women with different mullerian duct anomalies
    Yifru Berhan
    Awassa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Ethiop Med J 44:291-9. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc Reasons for persistently high maternal and perinatal mortalities in Ethiopia: Part II-Socio-economic and cultural factors
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:119-36. 2014
    ..The objective of this review was to grossly estimate the effect of selected socioeconomic and cultural factors on maternal mortality, stillbirths and neonatal mortality in Ethiopia...
  23. pmc Antenatal care as a means of increasing birth in the health facility and reducing maternal mortality: a systematic review
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:93-104. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association of antenatal care with birth in health facility...
  24. pmc A meta-analysis of socio-demographic factors predicting birth in health facility
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:81-92. 2014
    ..However, there are no efforts to synthesis the findings of these studies. The objective of this meta-analysis was to determine the strength of the association of birth in the health facility with selected sociodemographic factors...
  25. pmc Skilled health personnel attended delivery as a proxy indicator for maternal and perinatal mortality: a systematic review
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:69-80. 2014
    ..The aim of this review was to assess the gross correlation of maternal mortality ratios (MMR) and perinatal mortality rates (PMR) with the proportion of skilled health personnel attended deliveries...
  26. pmc A meta-analysis of selected maternal and fetal factors for perinatal mortality
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:55-68. 2014
    ..However, there was no meta-analysis that assessed the pooled effect of these factors on perinatal mortality. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to identify maternal and fetal factors predicting perinatal mortality...
  27. pmc A meta-analysis of socio-demographic factors for perinatal mortality in developing countries: a subgroup analysis of the national surveys and small scale studies
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:41-54. 2014
    ..National and small scale studies so far reported have shown very contradictory results. The objective of this meta-analysis was to assess the association of perinatal mortality with selected sociodemographic factors...
  28. pmc Perinatal mortality trends in Ethiopia
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:29-40. 2014
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the trend of perinatal mortality rate (PMR) and the causes attributed to perinatal deaths...
  29. pmc Causes of maternal mortality in Ethiopia: a significant decline in abortion related death
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:15-28. 2014
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the trend of proportion of maternal mortality due to the common direct causes...
  30. pmc Review of maternal mortality in Ethiopia: a story of the past 30 years
    Yifru Berhan
    Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Gynecology Obstetrics
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:3-14. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Ethiopia in the past 30 years using available literature...
  31. pmc Is desvenlafaxine effective and safe in the treatment of menopausal vasomotor symptoms? A meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized double-blind controlled studies
    Yifru Berhan
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    Ethiop J Health Sci 24:209-18. 2014
    ..For symptomatic women not eligible for hormonal therapy, desvenlafaxine is an option, but its safety margin and tolerability are not yet determined...
  32. pmc Absenteeism among medical and health science undergraduate students at Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    Anteneh Assefa Desalegn
    Pharmacology Unit, School of Medicine, Hawassa University, P, O, Box 1560, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Med Educ 14:81. 2014
    ..Student absenteeism is a major concern for university education worldwide. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence and causes of absenteeism among undergraduate medical and health sciences students at Hawassa University...
  33. pmc A meta-analysis of drug resistant tuberculosis in Sub-Saharan Africa: how strongly associated with previous treatment and HIV co-infection?
    Asres Berhan
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawasa Univeristy, Ethiopia
    Ethiop J Health Sci 23:271-82. 2013
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to determine the association of drug-resistant TB with anti-TB drug treatment history and HIV co-infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Thoracopagus conjoint twins presenting as shoulder dystocia: a case report
    Asheber Gaym
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tikur Anbessa Hospital, P O Box 9086, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 42:303-9. 2004
    ..Literature on the diagnosis and management of conjoint twinning is reviewed and the rare situation in which a conjoined twin might be a differential diagnosis of shoulder dystocia is noted...