Clement Chukwuemeka Nwawolo

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Three hundred and eight-one cases of head and neck cancers were studied over a 10 year period (1988 - 1998) at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos. The aim was to assess the various sites of primary lesion, gender and age distribution and histopathological types. The International Classification of Diagnosis Oncology's (ICDO) 9TH version was used(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the prevalence of chronic supperative otitis media (CSOM) among two populations of school children. DESIGN A survey-demographic data collection and otoscopy was carried out among the two populations of school children. SETTING A rural government primary school and an urban private primary school SUBJECTS Six hundred and ninety(More)
We conducted a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence of hearing loss among 1,500 Nigerian schoolchildren aged 9 to 15 years who had chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM). We also attempted to ascertain the effect that this hearing loss had on their academic performance. The study population was drawn from three schools in different(More)
BACKGROUND Otitis media (OM) is a major health problem in both developed and developing countries. OBJECTIVE To determine the pattern of bacterial isolates in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media(CSOM) in Ilorin, Nigeria. METHODS A prospective study carried out in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Nigeria among consenting patients with(More)
A prospective study was carried out at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Lagos. The aims were to determine the prevalence of otorhinolaryngological disease among patients who were HIV+ and or had clinical AIDS and to correlate the presence of ORL disease with the clinical state of HIV infection. The study was done between October 1998 and September(More)
The West African College of Surgeons (WACS) was formed almost 50 years ago to foster friendship and greater interaction amongst the first crop of surgeons of West African origin freshly returning from overseas training. Under the College’s umbrella, seven different surgical Faculties—Anaesthesiology, Dental Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology,(More)
BACKGROUND Repeated exposure to excessive noise will eventually lead to an irreversible increase in hearing thresholds. In theory, the damage reflects both the intensity of the noise and the duration of exposure. This is not linear with respect to duration of exposure; rather, the worker may experience a disproportionate loss in the early years of exposure.(More)
One thousand, one hundred and thirty-five pupils were examined for CSOM in a rural community of Kwara State of Nigeria. The prevalence of CSOM was 73 per 1000 pupils. The highest is seen among the age group of 2-5 years. Unilateral disease was most prevalent (79.5%); 99% of the pupils had tubotympanic disease. Active disease was observed in 27.7% of the(More)
This is a retrospective analysis on the prognostic factors in the management outcome of clinically and histologically diagnosed carcinoma of larynx seen in Lagos University Teaching Hospital between 1996-1999. Various prognostic factors have been documented as determinants on the probable outcome of carcinoma of the larynx, such as duration of symptoms,(More)