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Is Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Useful in Predicting Renal Insufficiency in Asymptomatic Hypertensive Patients Attending a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria?
Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery wall (CIMT) is a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to investigate the association between CIMT and renalExpand
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and its Components in an Adult Nigerian Population attending a Tertiary Hospital
OBJECTIVE : To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and related factors in an adult Nigerian population. METHODS : This was a cross-sectional study that included 216 men and women.Expand
Is there an association between obesity and renal function in a hypertensive Nigerian population? A cross-sectional study
Background: Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic and its prevalence has been projected to grow by 40% in the next decade. This increasing prevalence has implications for the risk of diabetes,Expand
Perception of Labour Pain Among Parturients at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Southern-Nigeria
ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Labour pain is the result of a complex and subjective interaction of multiple physiologic and psychosocial factors on a woman's individual interpretation of labour stimuli butExpand
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