OBJECTIVE To study the otolaryngologic disorders in patients with superficial siderosis of the meninges. BACKGROUND Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system is a rare disorder characterized by progressive bilateral hearing loss and ataxia caused by recurrent bleeding into the subarachnoid space. The cerebellum, eighth cranial nerve, and… (More)
BACKGROUND Health records are essential for good health care. Their quality depends on accurate and prompt documentation of the care provided and regular analysis of content. This study assessed the quantitative properties of inpatient health records at the Federal Medical Centre, Bida, Nigeria. METHOD A retrospective study was carried out to assess the… (More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the location and extent of the CT hyperdense artery sign (HAS) at presentation affects response to IV alteplase in the randomized controlled Third International Stroke Trial (IST-3). METHODS All prerandomization and follow-up (24-48 hours) CT brain scans in IST-3 were assessed for HAS presence, location, and extent by… (More)
The analysis of contaminant invasion in an aquifer system, showing the behavior of contaminants for different values of for was formulated. For a uniform source of contamination at () , it was observed that for different values of the level of contamination reduces over the domain.