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Clinical Spectrum of Trauma at a University Hospital in Nigeria
AbstractBackground and Objectives: Data on trauma in Nigeria requires updating just as trauma care needs coordination and organization. This study was done to examine the clinical spectrum of traumaExpand
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Diagnosis, management and complications of oesophageal and airway foreign bodies.
A five-year experience at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital with 52 patients with oesophageal foreign bodies, six patients with airway foreign bodies and two patients with both oesophagealExpand
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A new caverno-spongiosum shunt with saphenous vein patch graft for established priapism.
Caverno-spongiosum shunt is the procedure of choice to achieve detumescence in established priapism before fibrosis of erectile tissue causes impotence. The corpora cavernosum and spongiosum,Expand
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Surgical diagnosis of bronchopulmonary disease in Nigerians: the role of mediastinal biopsy.
Surgical diagnostic procedures were done on 33 Nigerians (20 males and 13 females [mean age 47.0 years +/- 20.5 SD]) who presented with atypical noneffusive bronchopulmonary diseases between 1982 andExpand
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Granular cell myoblastoma: another unusual esophageal lesion.
The case is presented of a 48-year-old woman with esophageal granular cell myoblastoma who was treated by local excision. A review of the literature is also included. So far as we can determine, thisExpand
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Surgical morbidity and mortality pattern in the accident and emergency room--a preliminary report.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A prospective review of surgical patients attending the Accident and Emergency room was carried out to determine the pattern of morbidity and mortality in order to guideExpand
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Pattern of trauma resulting from motorcycle accidents in Nigerians: a two-year prospective study.
  • E. O. Odelowo
  • Medicine
  • African journal of medicine and medical sciences
  • 1 June 1994
A two-year prospective study of injuries sustained from motor-cycle accidents (MCA) was conducted at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria, in 1983 and 1984 after repeal of theExpand
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Management of pulmonary aspergilloma in the presence of active tuberculosis.
Eleven cases of pulmonary aspergilloma complicating active cavitating pulmonary tuberculosis are reviewed. Nine of the 10 patients who had combined medical (antituberculosis drugs) and surgicalExpand
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Surgical emergencies in a Nigerian university hospital.
An audit of surgical emergencies was carried out to monitor acute trauma care and determine areas needing clinical improvement. This is essential for the development of institutional and nationalExpand
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Mantoux test tuberculin reaction in Nigerians.
  • E. O. Odelowo
  • Medicine
  • African journal of medicine and medical sciences
  • 1 March 1994
Thirty-seven Nigerian tuberculosis patients and 75 control volunteers were Mantoux-tested with 1 or 5 or 10 tuberculin units of Tween-80 stabilised purified protein derivative (P.P.D.) in order toExpand
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