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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)
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)
  • 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)
BACKGROUND Urethral prolapse is a rare condition occurring in prepubertal girls and postmenopausal women. Even most rare is that occurring in the reproductive age grade. METHOD A report of a woman in her reproductive age who presented in the gynaecology clinic of a private hospital is presented together with a brief review of the literature. RESULTS(More)
Postoperative intussusception (POI) is a recognised but uncommon condition. Primary intussusception has been reported several times from Africa, but there are only two reports of postoperative intussusception. A literature review on POI was performed by searching the Medline between 1966 and 1998 together with relevant references in publications on the(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)
  • N Eke
  • 2000
Some urological procedures are regarded as minor or simple. As a result, these may be delegated to trainee surgeons to do. Occasionally nonmedical persons embark on some of the procedures such as male circumcision. Published serious complications from urological procedures considered minor or simple were identified from a Medline search (1966 through 1999)(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)
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)