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Obesity and elevated blood pressure among adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
BackgroundChildhood obesity and associated hypertension are major public health concerns globally. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity and the associated risk of high blood… Expand
Characteristics and risk factors of preterm births in a tertiary center in Lagos, Nigeria
Introduction Preterm birth is a dire complication of pregnancy that poses huge long-term medical and financial burdens for affected children, their families, and the health care system. The aim of… Expand
Prevalence and outcome of higher order multiple pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria
- I. Fajolu, V. C. Ezeaka, O. Adeniyi, E. Iroha, M. Egri-Okwaji
- The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine…
- 20 March 2013
Abstract Objective: To determine the prevalence and outcome of higher order multiple (HOM) pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria. Methods: The mode of delivery, gestational age, pregnancy and neonatal… Expand
Determination of lead levels in maternal and umbilical cord blood at birth at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos
Background Lead toxicity is a cause of intellectual disability in children and majority of affected children live in developing countries. Its adverse effect on pregnancy outcome has also been… Expand
Prevalence of iron deficiency in children 6-24 months in Lagos.
- I. Fajolu, O. A. Grange, +4 authors C. Efenemokwu
- Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine
- 14 January 2008
BACKGROUND Iron deficiency is the commonest cause of nutritional anaemia in children worldwide particularly in developing countries. Infants and toddlers are prone to developing iron deficiency… Expand
Diagnosing renal failure due to diethylene glycol in children in a resource-constrained setting
BackgroundIn 2008, several Nigerian children developed acute kidney injury (AKI) after ingesting teething syrup contaminated with diethylene glycol (DEG). Because there are limited diagnostic… Expand
Bubble CPAP in the Management of Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Resource Constrained Settings: The Luth Experience
Retinopathy of prematurity and associated factors in Lagos, Nigeria.
- I. Fajolu, A. Rotimi-Samuel, +4 authors A. Onakoya
- Paediatrics and international child health
BACKGROUND Screening and early treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is important to reduce visual impairment in at risk infants. AIM To determine the frequency and risk factors associated… Expand
Postural hypotension in type 1 diabetes: the influence of glycemic control and duration of illness.
- O. Oduwole, O. Adeniyi, C. I. Esezebor, E. Ekure, I. Fajolu, J. Renner
- Nigerian journal of clinical practice
- 1 March 2014
BACKGROUND Postural hypotension (PH) indicates the presence of cardiac autonomic neuropathy and in diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with adverse outcome. Nonetheless, PH has been rarely… Expand
Mothers’ perception of neonatal jaundice in Lagos, Nigeria : an urgent need for greater awareness
Background. Neonatal jaundice remains a leading cause of preventable brain damage, mental handicap, physical disabilities and early death among infants. The high mortality and morbidity from neonatal… Expand