F Majoko

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zimbabwe
Country: Zimbabwe

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vaginal misoprostol for induction of labour: a more effective agent than prostaglandin F2 alpha gel and prostaglandin E2 pessary
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
    Cent Afr J Med 48:123-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Uterine rupture associated with use of misoprostol for induction of labor
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 76:77-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of risk scoring at booking for antenatal care in predicting adverse pregnancy outcome in a rural African setting
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:604-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Labor induction with vaginal misoprostol and extra-amniotic prostaglandin F2alpha gel
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 76:127-33. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint No benefit, but increased harm from high dose (100 microg) misoprostol for induction of labour: a randomised trial of high vs. low (50 microg) dose misoprostol
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:614-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Field efficiency of syphilis screening in antenatal care: lessons from Gutu District in Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 49:90-3. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of high dose oxytocin for augmentation of labour in nulliparous women
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 47:247-50. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Does maternity care improve pregnancy outcomes in women with previous complications? A study from Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Trop Doct 35:195-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of referral system for antenatal and intra-partum problems in Gutu district, Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:656-61. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol versus oxytocin in the third stage of labor
    T W Kundodyiwa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 75:235-41. 2001

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Vaginal misoprostol for induction of labour: a more effective agent than prostaglandin F2 alpha gel and prostaglandin E2 pessary
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
    Cent Afr J Med 48:123-8. 2002
    ..To compare labour outcome in women who had labour induced with PGF2 alpha gel, PGE2 vaginal pessary or misoprostol administered intravaginally or orally...
  2. ncbi request reprint Uterine rupture associated with use of misoprostol for induction of labor
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 76:77-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of risk scoring at booking for antenatal care in predicting adverse pregnancy outcome in a rural African setting
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:604-9. 2002
    ..The traditional risk allocation system, with a likelihood ratio of 1.16, was not effective in identifying women at risk of pregnancy complications and resulted in too large a risk group for referral...
  4. ncbi request reprint Labor induction with vaginal misoprostol and extra-amniotic prostaglandin F2alpha gel
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 76:127-33. 2002
    ..To compare the effectiveness of vaginally administered misoprostol with extra-amniotic prostaglandin F2alpha (PGF2alpha) gel for induction of labor...
  5. ncbi request reprint No benefit, but increased harm from high dose (100 microg) misoprostol for induction of labour: a randomised trial of high vs. low (50 microg) dose misoprostol
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:614-7. 2002
    ..8% vs. 17.0% (P = 0.980) in the 1ow- and high-groups) respectively. Misoprostol 50 microg was as effective as the 100 microg dose for induction of labour whereas the higher dose had an increased risk of serious complications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Field efficiency of syphilis screening in antenatal care: lessons from Gutu District in Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 49:90-3. 2003
    ..To determine coverage for antenatal syphilis screening in a rural area and evaluate the accuracy of on-site Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) tests performed by nurse-midwives...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of high dose oxytocin for augmentation of labour in nulliparous women
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 47:247-50. 2001
    ..To compare high and low starting dose of oxytocin infusion for effectiveness and safety in augmentation of labour in nulliparous women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does maternity care improve pregnancy outcomes in women with previous complications? A study from Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Trop Doct 35:195-8. 2005
    ..We concluded that high-risk women had an elevated risk of complications in the index pregnancy and that better utilization of maternal health care, especially for delivery, reduced adverse perinatal outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of referral system for antenatal and intra-partum problems in Gutu district, Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:656-61. 2005
    ..Women took appropriate action for most referral indications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol versus oxytocin in the third stage of labor
    T W Kundodyiwa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 75:235-41. 2001
    ..A double blind randomized controlled trial was performed at the tertiary hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe to compare oral misoprostol with intramuscular oxytocin in the management of third stage of labor...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in maternal mortality for the Greater Harare Maternity Unit: 1976 to 1997
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, P O Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 47:199-203. 2001
    ..To determine the magnitude, trends and the main causes of maternal death for Harare Maternity Hospital (HMH) and thereby identify potential areas for interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health workers' participation in voluntary counselling and testing in three districts of Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe
    F Tarwireyi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 49:58-62. 2003
    ..To determine the proportion of health workers who had undergone VCT for HIV in three districts of Mashonaland East Province and to further explore reasons for non-participation in those who had not been tested...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal outcome in eclampsia at Harare Maternity Hospital
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, P O Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 47:123-8. 2001
    ..To study the presentation, management and determinants of maternal outcome in eclampsia at Harare Maternity Hospital (HMH) in order to design interventions for reduction of maternal mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of diabetogenic changes in pregnancy among black women in an urban setting
    D Makuyana
    College of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Zimbabwe UZ, PO Box A 178 Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 51:98-102. 2005
    ..To find out if pregnancy in black Zimbabwean women is a diabetogenic state using basal blood levels of cortisol, insulin, C-peptide and glucose...
  15. ncbi request reprint Liver and kidney function tests in normal and pre-eclamptic gestation--a comparison with non-gestational reference values
    D Makuyana
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Medical School, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Cent Afr J Med 48:55-9. 2002
    ..To compare liver and kidney function tests in pre-eclampsia and in uncomplicated pregnancy and to relate the results to physiological reference values...
  16. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of two antenatal care models in rural Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BJOG 114:802-11. 2007
    ..To compare a five-visit antenatal care (ANC) model with specified goals with the standard model in a rural area in Zimbabwe...
  17. ncbi request reprint Best practices for antenatal care in Zimbabwe
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singleton Hospital, Sketty Lane, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Cent Afr J Med 52:24-8. 2006
    ..The providers should assess the quality of antenatal care periodically using indicators of access and the correct performance of procedures...
  18. ncbi request reprint How innocent is the vaginal pessary? Two cases of vaginal cancer associated with pessary use
    A Jain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:829-30. 2006
  19. doi request reprint National survey of obstetricians in Wales regarding induction of labour in women with a previous caesarean section
    V Udayasankar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:48-50. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our survey reveals the variation in approach to management of postdates in women with previous caesarean section. We recommend a national audit of induction of labour in women with previous caesarean section...