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Deep vein thrombosis: a clinical review
Background: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of blood clots (thrombi) in the deep veins. It commonly affects the deep leg veins (such as the calf veins, femoral vein, or popliteal vein) orExpand
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Knowledge of Hepatitis B Vaccine among Operating Room Personnel in Nigeria and Their Vaccination Status
Background. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a well recognised occupational health hazard preventable by vaccination. Objectives. To determine the knowledge of operating room personnel (ORP) inExpand
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Tube Thoracostomy: Complications and Its Management
Background. Tube thoracostomy is widely used throughout the medical, surgical, and critical care specialities. It is generally used to drain pleural collections either as elective or emergency.Expand
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Prevalence and characteristics of aquagenic pruritus in a young African population
BackgroundAquagenic pruritus (AP) occurs during or after contact of the skin with water such as occurs in bathing.MethodsThis study aims to describe the prevalence of aquagenic pruritus in a youngExpand
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Erectile dysfunction and its relationship with cardiovascular risk factors and disease.
Penile erection is a complex hydraulic process, in which the cardiovascular system (CVS) plays a central role. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve, and/or maintain penile erectionExpand
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Intravesical foreign bodies: a case report and a review of the literature
Aim We report a case of intravesical polyvinyl-coated electric wire in the urinary bladder. Case report A 34-year-old man presented in our clinic with irritative lower urinary tract symptoms. ThreeExpand
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A 10-Year Review of Urethral Stricture Management in Irrua, Nigeria
Background: Several authors have demonstrated regional and temporal changes in the demographics of urethral stricture and its management. Objectives: To assess the changes in the demographics of theExpand
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Awareness among Primary Care Physicians in Africa.
RATIONALE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a significant health problem of adults and children globally, resulting in decreased quality of life and increased health care utilization costs. ForExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in a poor resource setting: The Okada, Nigeria experience
Background: The first extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) used in Nigeria was at Igbinedion Hospital and Medical Research Centre (IHMRC), Okada in 1992 and it functioned for 6 consecutiveExpand
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Assessment of DRE and PSA as Diagnostic and Screening Tool for Carcinoma of the Prostate in Rural Nigeria
Background: Carcinoma of the Prostate is a major health burden globally. This study was aimed at assessing the value of digital rectal examination and prostate specific antigen as screening andExpand
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