Olayinka Oladiran Adegbehingbe

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Despite being the second most common cause of road traffic injuries (RTIs) in Nigeria, no study had examined the peculiarities of motorcycle crash site characteristics in Nigeria. We examined and interviewed 363 motorcycle RTI patients in three tertiary hospitals in southwest Nigeria. All the motorcycles are small with capacities between 80 and 125cm3.(More)
BACKGROUND Congenital clubfoot treatment continues to be controversial particularly in a resource-constrained country. Comparative evaluation of clubfoot surgery with Ponseti methods has not been reported in West Africa. OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of Ponseti techniques on clubfoot surgery frequency and patterns in Nigeria. METHODS This was a(More)
The ideal specimen for identification of the etiologic agents in chronic osteomyelitis for best antibiotic decision remains controversial. To assess the concordance of sinus track culture (STC) with that of intraoperative bone culture (IBC) to guide antibiotic therapy in chronic osteomyelitis. A prospective comparative study of chronic osteomyelitis(More)
BACKGROUND Most reports on amputations in Nigeria have been on adults. Few published data exist on the causes of amputations in children. METHODS A retrospective analysis of all children who had limb amputations from January 1998 to December 2004 at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife was made. RESULTS Thirty five (32.7%)(More)
INTRODUCTION Brodie's abscess is not a common variant of subacute osteomyelitis; however, when it does occur, the presentation is atypical and usually late. This study aimed to describe the mode of presentation of Brodie's abscess and evaluate the results of surgical treatment in a resource-poor setting. METHOD Over a five-year period, we retrospectively(More)
BACKGROUND The decision to attempt salvage or to amputate a severely injured limb is among the most difficult decision that the orthopaedist must face. OBJECTIVE To determine possible predictive factors that could become guides in taking decision for primary amputation as a first line treatment for trauma patients. DESIGN A prospective study of(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering efficacy of Garcinia kola 0.5% aqueous solution eye drops in patients with newly diagnosed primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (POAG/OH). MATERIALS AND METHODS A randomized, double-masked, multicenter, active-controlled prospective study. Patients who met the inclusion criteria(More)
BACKGROUND Clubfoot has been evaluated in many ways, including the most common classifications of clubfoot, described by Caterrall and Piraniis based on six clinical signs. The purpose of this study was to gain better understanding of the heel pad in relation to the term "empty heel", and to propose modification of clubfoot severity scoring system based on(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Trauma remains one of the important causes of severe disability and high mortality. In this study, we looked at the epidemiology of neurotrauma in our region so as to highlight essential factors for trauma prevention program. METHODOLOGY This is a cross-sectional study of all neurotrauma cases admitted to the neurosurgery service(More)