Semiu Olasoju Lawal

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the cardioprotective effects of kolaviron (KV), a biflavonoid from Garcinia kola seeds, in rats intoxicated with isoproterenol chloride (ISO) while quercetin (QUE) served as standard. METHODS Forty-two male Wistar rats (180-200 g) were randomly divided into seven groups of six rats each. Group 1 served as(More)
A review of 168 patients referred with IUCD related problems was done. The two most common indications for referrals were difficulty at removal (73.8%) and missing/lost IUCD thread 23.8%. In 22.5% (9) of cases referred as missing/lost IUCD, the threads were visible on inspection of the cervix during speculum examination 21.4% (36) of the referred patients(More)
Symptomatic pericardial effusion (PE) occurred in two of our patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) who had taken minoxidil for control of their hypertension. One of them died from the effects of cardiogenic shock due to cardiac tamponade. The 2 patients had taken minoxidil for over 3 months. Other patients who had CRF had not developed symptomatic PE(More)
Sixty hypertensives (30 with and 30 without heart failure, matched for age and sex) were studied and their alcohol consumption and its possible role in heart failure were assessed. The majority in each group belonged to the low socioeconomic class. On presentation, the mean systolic blood pressures were 176.7 +/- 29.7 and 198.8 +/- 29.8 mmHg and diastolic(More)
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