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Although cardiac surgery has become the standard procedure for management of intracardiac and extracardiac defects in developed countries, it is still relatively new in Africa. This report describes our first successful open heart surgery on a 16-year-old Nigerian boy who underwent open pulmonary valvotomy under cardiopulmonary bypass for congenital(More)
The results of gastric stimulation using varying doses of pentagastrin in twenty-five Nigerians (twenty cases of duodenal ulcer and five controls) are presented. Doses used were 4, 6, 8, and 10 micrograms/kg bodyweight. The optimal response was obtained using 6 micrograms/kg bodyweight in the test cases while the maximum acid output (MAO) was 15.14 mEq/hr(More)
The effects of a mixture of red pepper suspension and alpha-alanine (an amino-acid) on gastric acid secretion in 33 duodenal ulcer and 18 non-duodenal ulcer patients were studied. This mixture caused an increase of gastric acid in the two groups of patients, more so in the duodenal ulcer group (0.025 > P > 0.010). Compared with the results of previous(More)
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