Rufus Wale Ojewola

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVE This study aims at correlating different digital rectal examination (DRE) abnormalities with histopathological results in patients with prostatic diseases. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective study of 236 patients who underwent prostate needle biopsy (PNB). Inclusion criteria were presence of abnormal DRE findings or elevated prostate(More)
BACKGROUND Organ transplantation program in developing countries is still significantly dwarfed. Health workers are undeniably important in the success of transplantation. OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and attitude of health workers toward organ donation in South-West Nigeria with a view to explaining reasons for these shortcomings. METHODS In a(More)
AIM/OBJECTIVE To determine the pattern of morbidity and outcome among patients referred to the Pediatric Surgery Unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) following circumcision. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective descriptive study of all patients with complications of circumcision who were managed in LUTH between 2008 and 2010. RESULTS(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the factors influencing the healthcare-seeking behavior of men with LUTS. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was performed of 658 men selected using multi-staged sampling techniques. They were interviewed about LUTS and their(More)
Traumatic rupture of the bladder with eversion and protrusion via the perineum is a rare complication of pelvic injury. We present a 36-year-old lady who sustained severe pelvic injury with a bleeding right-sided deep perineal laceration. She had closed reduction of pelvic fracture with pelvic banding and primary closure of perineal laceration at a private(More)
Choristoma is development of a normal tissue in an aberrant location. This report describes jejunal salivary choristoma (JSC) causing recurring episodes of abdominal discomfort in a 5-year-old girl. Exploratory laporatomy revealed a pale yellow subserosal jejunal lesion. Wedge resection of the lesion and repair of the bowel were performed. The child did(More)
OBJECTIVE To present our recent experience in the management of penile fracture. PATIENTS AND METHODS We present 21 cases of penile fracture managed at the two Federal-owned tertiary hospitals in two neighbouring states in south-west Nigeria between 2001 and 2011. The diagnosis was based mainly on a clinical evaluation. The treatment was surgical in(More)
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