Sadisu M Ma'aji

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Androgens which are relatively cheap were used in the treatment of anaemia in dialysis patients before the advent of Erythropoietin (EPO). However, there are concerns about their efficacy and side effects. Aims. To examine the efficacy and harms of androgens for the treatment of anaemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared to EPO. Settings and Design. A(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke is a common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Therapeutic decision regarding its management requires prompt and accurate diagnosis as well as exclusion of other conditions mimicking this condition. Computerized tomography (CT) scan has been found to be the gold standard in distinguishing primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to determine the baseline pelvic parameters as assessed by computed tomographic (CT) pelvimetry in Nigerian women and to compare the pelvic parameters with those derived from other studies. DESIGN The study was carried out in pregnant women at 36 weeks and above referred for routine CT-pelvimetry. SUBJECT A total of(More)
A bicornuate uterus is a rare mullerian duct anomaly (MDA) caused by fusion defects of the mullerian duct during embryogenesis.1 They are of clinical significance because they can result in fertility problems ranging from infertility and recurrent abortions to prematurity and malpresentation which increases the perinatal morbidity and mortality rate2. In(More)
OBJECTIVE To retrospectively audit and analyse all the Transfontanelle Neurosonographic scans performed at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), between January to September, 2004. METHODS Information on the gray scale appearance of the ventricles, cerebral and cerebellar parenchyma, extra axial fluid spaces, status of the sulci and gyri and the(More)
INTRODUCTION Use of ionizing radiation in medical imaging for diagnostic and interventional purposes has risen dramatically in recent years with a concomitant increase in exposure of patients and health workers to radiation hazards. AIM To assess the knowledge of radiation hazards, radiation protection practices and clinical profile of health workers in(More)
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