Kenneth C. Eze

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BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal injuries are common in developing countries, but access to high quality orthopedic care is not. Traditional bone setters (TBS) serve to fill the gap, but the nature and quality of their treatment are largely understudied. Traditional bone setting in Idunmunkpaghan clan of Ogwa community, Edo State, Nigeria, was founded by Odion(More)
OBJECTIVE To monitor the structural intracranial complications of bacterial meningitis using computed tomography (CT) scan. DESIGN Retrospective study of medical and radiological records of patients who underwent CT scan over a 4 year period. SETTING A University Teaching Hospital in a developing country. SUBJECTS Thirty-three patients with clinically(More)
We report a case of human pentastomiasis in a 70-year-old retired long-distance driver/farmer whose diagnosis was made incidentally while being investigated for a 1-month history of cough and abdominal pain. The chest X-ray revealed multiple comma-shaped and rounded opacities in keeping with Armillifer infection, most likely Armillifer armillatus. The(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To find out the causes, time of presentation for ultrasound scan, pattern of eye injuries and orbital ultrasound findings in patients with orbito-ocular trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective study of request cards, case notes and ultrasound reports of 67 patients who had trauma to the eye and were assessed with ultrasonography(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to establish the patterns of death amongst Nigerian leaders since independence, thus providing a feasible avenue to avoid their recurrence if possible especially amongst the political elite who currently hold power. METHODS Using available unclassified authentic public information, all leaders who had ruled Nigeria(More)
OBJECTIVES To find out the causes, number, percentage and sizes of rejected radiographic films with a view of adopting measures that will reduce the rate and number of rejected films. SETTING Radiology Department of a University Teaching Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a two-year period (1st April 2002 to 31st March 2004), the total number of x-ray(More)
The incidence of dextrocardia with or without situs inversus is rare though the true incidence in Nigeria is not known. Plain films are the preliminary investigations of choice in diagnosis of situs anomalies. The aim of this case report is to emphasise the importance of recognition of the spectrum of situs anomalies, because the altered anatomy associated(More)
BACKGROUND Proforma information, instructions and procedures of training in radiology are lacking in Nigeria. OBJECTIVE To describe the errors in ultrasonography performed by unsupervised trainee radiologists. METHODS The radiology records of all ultrasound scans (USS) carried out and all reports that came back to the unit of the authors on account of(More)
BACKGROUND The study was designed to find out the radiation protection practices of radiologists and other staff involved in the first extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy in Nigeria, performed at Igbinedion Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Okada. METHODOLOGY Some members of staff who were present when the extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the measurement of normal range of ultrasound (US) thyroid gland dimensions in school-aged children (6-16 years) in our environment and compared with what is obtained elsewhere. SETTING AND DESIGN A prospective ultrasound measurement study done in University of Benin Teaching Hospital Benin, Nigeria.(More)