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  • N Eke
  • 2000
BACKGROUND Although there is much consensus, certain controversies exist regarding the management of Fournier's gangrene. METHOD Publications in English on Fournier's gangrene from January 1950 to September 1999 were obtained through the Medline database and relevant reference lists in publications. It was possible to identify 1726 cases for study. Data(More)
  • N Eke
  • 2002
BACKGROUND Sporadic reports of penile fracture give the impression of a rare trauma. The value of diagnostic investigations is doubtful and treatment options are controversial. METHODS A Medline search from January 1966 to July 2001 using the terms 'fracture of penis', 'penile trauma' and 'coital injuries' was used to identify full texts of publications(More)
A 5-year prospective study of 699 children with various renal disorders from around the Rivers State, which is in the eastern part of Nigeria, was carried out to investigate the prevalence and significance of renal disorders in a third world country with no facilities for paediatric dialysis and transplantation. Renal disorders accounted for 1.1% of the(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate biopsy is essential to diagnose prostate cancer. The complications need to be kept in view. AIM To explore the outcome of prostate biopsy using Gentamicin 280 mg by intramuscular injection as prophylaxis against infection. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients aged over 40 years seen in Sophia Clinic Port Harcourt over a 5-year period with(More)
  • N Eke
  • 2002
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the urological complications of coitus, as the proximity of the lower urinary tract to the organs of coitus exposes the tract to coital trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Medline was searched from 1966 to 2000 to identify reports on coital injuries. Publications and relevant references were retrieved. Those reporting urological(More)
We compared the efficacy and tolerability of oral piroxicam 1 mg/kg/day with soluble aspirin given at 100 mg/kg/day taken four-hourly in 58 patients with sickle cell anaemia and severe ostcoarticular painful attacks requiring hospitalization in a randomized, paralleled study. Main investigational criteria were pain relief, limitation of movement, fever, and(More)
Wound dehiscence and its complications plague surgical practice. This study aims to identify the clinical features, etiological factors, and preventive measures of abdominal wound dihiscence (AWD). A Medline search from 1966 to February 2004 was done, using the terms abdominal wound dehiscence, burst abdomen, and abdominal wound closure. Accessible full(More)
Translocation of an intrauterine contraceptive device to an extrauterine site in the peritoneal cavity is an uncommon complication. In cases reported in literature, the timing of extrauterine presentation and the distant sites of translocation often raise the issue of whether iatrogenic uterine perforation or migration of the device was responsible. We(More)