Akaribari B. Allison

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BACKGROUND Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is often performed as an empirical lifesaving measure to protect the injured brain from the damaging effects of propagating oedema and intracranial hypertension. However, there are no clearly defined indications or specified guidelines for patient selection for the procedure. AIMS To evaluate outcome determinants(More)
BACKGROUND Inguino-scrotal hernias are a common surgical problem especially in our rural areas. The aim of this study is to review six patients seen with giant inguinoscrotal hernias at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. METHODS A retrospective review of patients seen between 1985 and 1995 at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching(More)
BACKGROUND Management of brain injury can pose enormous challenges to the health team. There are many studies aimed at discovering or developing pharmacotherapeutic agents targeted at improving outcome of head-injured patients. This paper reviews the role of oxidative stress in neuronal loss following traumatic brain injury and presents experimental and(More)
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