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Cholecystectomy in sickle cell anemia patients: perioperative outcome of 364 cases from the National Preoperative Transfusion Study. Preoperative Transfusion in Sickle Cell Disease Study Group.
Cholecystectomy is the most common surgical procedure performed in sickle cell anemia (SCA) patients. We investigated the effects of transfusion and surgical method on perioperative outcome. A total… Expand
The jugular foramen -- a morphometric study.
- O. Idowu
- Biology, Medicine
- Folia morphologica
- 1 November 2004
The jugular foramen (JF) varies in shape and size from side to side in the same cranium, and in different crania, racial groups and sexes. Side dominance is also said to be common. The foramen's… Expand
Dimensions, septation, and pattern of pneumatization of the sphenoidal sinus.
The endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach (EEA) to treat sellar, parasellar, and suprasellar tumours continues to gain increased significance. Due to the close proximity of the sphenoid sinus… Expand
Symptomatic primary intracranial neoplasms in Nigeria, West Africa
Objective: Intracranial tumours hitherto said to be rare in Africans is one of the most devastating forms of human cancers. There are many differences reported according to the geographic… Expand
Outcome of endoscopic third ventriculostomy and Chhabra shunt system in noncommunicating non-tumor childhood hydrocephalus
Background: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) the main alternative to ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) is just beginning to have a foothold in West Africa. It provides a great opportunity for a… Expand
Lessons from History: Human Anatomy, from the Origin to the Renaissance
El hecho bien conocido que los historiadores siempre parecen ser mas sensatos que los sujetos sobre quienes escriben, es la mas logica prueba que la historia es rica en lecciones. La historia de la… Expand
Delay in presentation and diagnosis of adult primary intracranial neoplasms in a tropical teaching hospital: a pilot study.
Sixty-three adult patients with intracranial neoplasms were studied prospectively over a 2 year period. The various factors related to pre-presentation symptoms interval (PSI) and pre-diagnostic… Expand
Size, course, distribution and anomalies of the middle cerebral artery in adult Nigerians.
OBJECTIVE To determine the size, course, distribution and anomalies of the middle cerebral artery in adult Nigerians. DESIGN A retrospective study. SETTING Department of pathology, University… Expand
Traumatic dislocation of the hip joint--pattern and management in a tropical African population.
Traumatic dislocation of the hip is an orthopaedic emergency for which early reduction is indicated. This article describe our experience of the pattern and choice of management of traumatic… Expand
Initial experience with endoscopic third ventriculostomy in Nigeria, West Africa
ObjectivesEndoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) as an alternative to traditional shunt surgery in the management of hydrocephalus of different etiologies is new in Nigeria and West Africa, with no… Expand