Istifanus Bala Bosan

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BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is an important component of chronic non - communicable diseases that are now of pandemic proportions and are the major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Patients with reduced renal function represent a population not only at risk for progression of kidney disease and development of end stage renal disease (ESRD),(More)
Two main types of red blood cells, isomorphic and dysmorphic, are found in the urine sediment, indicating nonglomerular and glomerular hematuria, respectively. Occasionally, however, other types of red blood cells such as sickle cells, anisocytes, poikilocytes, elliptocytes and dacryocytes can be seen in the urine sediment of patients with hematuria. This(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with pre-eclampsia and eclampsia constitute a special high risk group for future hypertension. They require a long term follow up to be able to detect and treat emerging hypertension early enough to prevent complications. Unfortunately, this is not so. This study was undertaken to find out the incidence of history of pre-eclamptic(More)
BACKGROUND In the developing world, the diagnostic power of nephrologists is heavily limited by financial, technical and human resource constraints. Urine microscopy (UM) is a basic, inexpensive and relatively simple diagnostic tool, which supplies irreplaceable information. Recently, a theoretical and practical course on UM was organized during the 22nd(More)
BACKGROUND The field of vascular surgery is evolving in sub-Saharan Africa but the practice is bedeviled by lack of expertise and infrastructure challenges. The consequences are a low volume of operations and a dearth of data. Available data are not representative of the wider picture, therefore, this study was undertaken to evaluate the practice of(More)
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