Oluwole Ayoola Atoyebi

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A prospective study was carried out on 61 patients to evaluate the role of systemic antibiotic prophylaxis in the control of burn wound infection. The patients were randomised into three groups: group 1 (n=21) received ampicillin and cloxacillin; group 2 (n=20) received erythromycin and genticin and a control group (n=20) received no systemic chemo(More)
A prospective study of burn wound sepsis was carried out on 31 consecutive patients with fresh burns. Wound swab cultures were assessed at weekly intervals for 5 weeks. The study revealed that while 96.7 per cent of burn wounds were sterile on admission, bacterial colonization reached 80.6 per cent within the first week after admission. Although the(More)
BACKGROUND The growing popularity of day-case surgery derives mainly from its twin benefits of convenience and cost-effectiveness. It is particularly useful in treating inguinal hernia which remains one of the most common presenting surgical problems. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of inguinal herniotomy or herniorrhaphy done as a day-case. METHODS A(More)
Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a commonly utilized reversible contraceptive technique especially in the developing world. Though effective, it is not immune to complications. Migration of the device is a rare but serious complication which may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. We report a case of a 45 yr old woman who had IUCD inserted 20 years(More)
BACKGROUND The major symptoms of cancer of the pancreas, even those of the head, are insidious weight loss, abdominal pains, back pain, anorexia, nausea, vomiting and generalized malaise. Jaundice is present in about 90% of the patients with cancer of the head and 10-40% of those with cancer of body and tail. Massive haemorrhage is an uncommon presentation.(More)
BACKGROUND The issue of nosocomial infection constitute a significant burden on any health care facility particularly in resource constrained centers of many developing countries. OBJECTIVES A prospective cross sectional study was designed to determine the baseline surgical site infection rate following abdominal surgeries, determine the influence of(More)
OBJECTIVES Acute appendicitis is common. This prospective study of 250 cases of acute appendicitis was performed to critically analyse the pattern of presentation, management, operative findings and treatment outcome. The effect of length and position of the appendix in relationship to acute inflammation was also determined. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two(More)
Four hundred and thirty five stomach mucosal biopsies were taken from 145 consecutive patients (3 from each patient) during investigations for dyspepsia in three hospitals in Western Nigeria. The aim was to determine the best suited rapid screening method to aid fast diagnosis of ulcer/gastritis in this environment, using Gram stain, CLO test kit (urease(More)