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Research & Publications

RESEARCH

1995
Researched a topic in Community Health on “How does Dress Affect Patients Perception of Doctors?”
Conclusion: Doctors who are dressed well are regarded with higher esteem
This was presented in the Regional Grand Rounds.

1997
Researched a topic in Paediatrics on “How does Frequency of Administration of Antibiotics Affect Compliance?”
Conclusion: The less frequent the dose the more compliant
This was presented at the quarterly Paediatric Grand Rounds

January 2000
Commenced an observational study on the use of misoprostol for the induction of labour in 3rd trimester pregnancies
Conclusion: Misoprostol is safe and cost effective for use in the 3rd Trimester

October 2002 – March 2003
A cohort study on induction of labour for fetuses with gastrochisis compared to matched controls-abstract.
Conclusion: Labours induced for gastrochisis required fewer Caesarean Sections

January 2004
A cohort study investigating the impact of Implan on to a fertility awareness clinic
Conclusion: There was a 6% reduction in repeat terminations  of pregnancy

January 2005-January 2006
Assisted with the data collection for 2 of the cases for the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Death.

January 2007-October 2007
Data collection for United Kingdom Obstetric Surveillance Study (UKOSS).
This included Gastochisis, extreme obesity and renal transplant


While at St. Mary’s Hospital I participated in the Treasure trial. This study compared the use of  Oxytocin blocking agent Atociban versus other first line drugs such as nifedipine and indomethacin.

I have also recruited patients into the PAST study that compares the technique of closure of third and fourth degree tears as well as suture material used.

 

PRESENTATIONS

November 2000
Low dose misoprostol for the induction of labour. Annual meeting of Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association

October  9, 2002
An unusual case of urinary incontinence
North West Regional case Presentation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (oral presentation) Postgraduate Centre Manchester Royal Infirmary

March 21st 2003
British Maternal and Fetal Medical Society Annual Congress Oral Presentation on the Induction of Labour  for the fetus with Gastroschisis ( second author) R Bissoondatt

July 7-9 2004
Impact of Introducing Implanon to a Fertility Awareness Clinic
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30th    British Congress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and SpROGs, Poster presentation

October 7-9, 2004 Impact of Introducing Implanon to a Fertility Awareness Clinic
Free communication. 7th European Days in French Gynaecology

January 31 2005   Potential Role for Intramuscular Administration of Iron.
Challenges in Iron Supplementation #5-Fawsley Hall

April 12-13 2007  Follow up Smears after LLETZ.
British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. Poster presentation

January 13, 2014
Cervical Cancer and HPV what is the link. Trinidad and Tobago Medical Assocation

PUBLICATIONS

S. Persad, R. Bissoondatt :Low dose misoprostol for the induction of labour in the third trimester. Proceedings of the 29th British Congress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Abstract no. 268 (2001)

P.S. Persad, R. Bissoondatt, E. Richards : Low-Dose vaginal misoprostol for the induction of labour in the third trimester. West Indian Medical Journal Vol. 50,55 (2001)

Bugg GJ, Bissoondatt R, Stanley EM, Callan S, Bullen PJ. A cohort study investigating the mode of delivery of labours induced because of gastroschisis. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. (2003) Vol. 23, Supplememt 1, S18-S20.

Bissoondatt R, Amu O, Obudu E:Impact of Introducing Implanon to a Fertility Control Clinic. Proceedings of SpROGS 2004 and the 30th  British Congress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Uku A, Amu O, Bissoondatt R, Sullivan M. Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Women requesting Termination of Pregnancy at the Royal Oldham Hospital. Proceedings of SpROGS 2004 and the 30th  British Congress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Obudu E, Amu O, Bissoondatt R, Uku A. An Audit of Management of Cases of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in a Gynaecology Emergency Unit Proceedings of the 30th  British Congress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

 

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