Andrew E. Edo

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Foot ulceration is a prominent cause of diabetes mellitus morbidity and mortality in developing countries. This is an observational study in which 47 consecutive diabetes mellitus patients with foot ulcers were studied over a 2-year period. Each patient's medical history, physical examination findings, and hematological and radiological features were(More)
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Nigeria is currently undergoing rapid epidemiological transition. The objective was to study whether urbanization is associated with increased prevalence of MetS between native rural Abuja settlers and genetically related urban dwellers. MATERIALS AND METHODS It was a(More)
Tropical diabetic hand syndrome is a term used to describe diabetes complication of the hand affecting people in the tropics. It consists of localized cellulitis with variable swelling and ulceration of the hands, progressive, fulminant hand sepsis and gangrene in extreme cases. This syndrome is not well-recognized and is therefore less frequently reported.(More)
BACKGROUND Nigerians working in the oil industry appear to maintain a 'westernised' lifestyle and thus may be at increased risk for diabetes mellitus and related disorders. There are several reports on lipid profile in type 2 DM among Nigerians (non-oil workers) in the general population from different parts of the country. However the lipid profile of(More)
Eighty-four adult patients were recruited from four centres in Spain to evaluate the efficacy and safety of low-dose (0.1 mg/kg per day) oral tacrolimus plus corticosteroid immunosuppression in liver transplantation. The median daily dose of tacrolimus was increased during the first 3 weeks of therapy from an initial dose of 0.1 mg/kg per day to a maximum(More)
  • Andrew E. Edo
  • 2012
BACKGROUND To document the clinical profile and treatment outcomes of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) managed in a tertiary care hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective review of hospital records of patients with DKA and HHS admitted to a tertiary care hospital over a 24-month period. Data on(More)
A prospective and double-blind study was undertaken to compare the effectiveness of two different treatments on two randomized groups of patients with threatened preterm labor. The first treatment consisted of the administration of ritodrine and a placebo; in the second, ritodrine was combined with indomethacin. 22 patients were evaluated in each group. The(More)
BACKGROUND In sub-Saharan Africa, there is no precise use of metabolic syndrome (MetS) definitions and risk factors screening indices in many clinical and public health services. Methods proposed and used in Western populations are adopted without validation within the local settings. The aim of the study is to assess obesity indices and cut-off values that(More)
Several risk factors have been reported that may favour the development of chronic rejection. From October 1988 to December 1993, 97 liver transplants with survival of more than 3 months were included in the study. Fifty-two patients (54.1%) had chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection before liver transplantation. Immunosuppression consisted of(More)
The aim of this study was to compare two different periods of tacrolimus rescue therapy for intractable rejection. From January 1992 to May 1996, 140 liver transplants (LTx) were performed in our hospital under cyclosporine A-based immunosuppression. Twenty-four (17.1%) patients were switched to tacrolimus because of chronic rejection, steroid-resistant(More)