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A 75 year old male, Nigerian, retired civil servant presented to the Surgical Endocrine Unit of the Olabisi University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria with features of severe acute airway obstruction from advanced thyroid cancer. He was immediately worked up for an emergency partial thyroidectomy within an hour of arrival in the hospital under… (More)
BACKGROUND High throughput imaging is now available to many groups and it is possible to generate a large quantity of high quality images quickly. Managing this data, consistently annotating it, or making it available to the community are all challenges that come with these methods. RESULTS PhenoImageShare provides an ontology-enabled lightweight image… (More)
Two siblings of an achondroplastic father with radiological features of hereditary multiple exostoses are presented. This condition is rarely reported and there are few reports among black Africans. These two cases are reported to heighten the index of suspicion in diagnosis.
— Efficient fingerprint verification system is needed in many places for personal identification to access physical facilities, information etc. This paper proposes robust verification system based on features extracted from human fingerprints and a pattern classifier called Support Vector Machine (SVM). Three set of features are fused together and passed… (More)
Recent advances in ultrasound technology has led to the development of high resolution transducers, typically 7 to 10 MHZ, with grey-scale, pulsed wave duplex Doppler, colour Doppler and even power Doppler capabilities. Computed tomography, scintigraphy and magnetic resonance may be used to image the testis, but ultrasound is the most sensitive imaging… (More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the prevalence of alcohol and drug use and abuse, to identify socio-demographic characteristics that correlated with injury and to identify risk factors for injury in a Nigerian Trauma unit. DESIGN Descriptive cross sectional study. SETTING The study was carried out a general hospital trauma unit in Nigeria. SUBJECTS One thousand… (More)
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