Oyebola Olubodun Adekola

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Eventration of the diaphragm can have varied symptomatology. We present three cases that presented with features suggestive of gastric outlet obstruction, productive cough of acute onset, and traumatic diaphragmatic rupture respectively. They were successfully treated with plication of affected hemidiaphragm. We also reviewed existing literature on the(More)
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among females, accounting for 23% of total cancer cases and 14% of cancer deaths worldwide. The developing countries are catching up with this trend. Breast ultrasound when properly performed and interpreted, is an indispensable tool in breast imaging. The(More)
BACKGROUND In patients with type 2 diabetes, microalbuminuria is an early clinical sign suggestive of vascular damage to the glomerulus. Microalbuminuria has also been currently reported as an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease and becomes relevant in the management of type 2 diabetes. OBJECTIVES This study is to determine the prevalence of(More)
BACKGROUND Electrolytes and acid-base disorders are common challenges seen in the intensive care unit (ICU) resulting in difficulty in weaning patients off the ventilator, prolonged admission periods, preventable cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac arrest. These require prompt lab results most of which are done serially, ideally a point of care test (POCT), as(More)
BACKGROUND The critically ill patient undergoes rapid changes in the internal milieu requiring quick intervention. Point of care testing has been shown to be valuable in the early diagnosis and management of such patients. OBJECTIVE This study determined the agreement between I-STAT Abbot point of care testing with standard laboratory testing in the(More)
BACKGROUND The Ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve block has been shown to significantly decrease opioid analgesic requirements and side effects after inguinal herniotomy. We compared the effect of pre-incisional field block with 0.25% bupivacaine and post-incisional wound infiltration with 0.25% bupivacaine for postoperative pain control after inguinal(More)
BACKGROUND Hemoglobin electrophoresis (HBE) is a part of the preoperative routine requested by anesthetists. However, the prevalence of hemoglobinopathy in the population is low. This study aims to determine the clinical risk factors for hemoglobinopathies and propose clinical guidelines for preoperative screening of patients for pediatric day care surgery.(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the indications for tracheal intubation in the emergency department of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and problems encountered with the view to improve patient outcome. METHODS A one-year prospective observational study of endotracheal intubation in the emergency room (ER) of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Data(More)
Olanrewaju N. Akanmu*, Olaitan A. Soyannwo, Patience T. Sotunmbi, Adesuwa S. Lawani-Osunde, Ibironke Desalu, Oyebola O. Adekola, Sofela E. Oridota Department of Anaesthesia, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria; Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria; Department of Community Health(More)
BACKGROUND X-ray pelvimetry is a radiological investigation that involves the measurement of different anthropometric dimensions of the pelvis. The pelvic inlet and outlet play important role in labour outcome. The query as to whether x-ray pelvimetry has a useful predictive value regarding labour outcome prompted this study. OBJECTIVES To determine(More)
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