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July-December 2017| Vol 19| Issue 2

Review Article

Multidetector computed tomography scan for renal cell carcinoma: A review

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common renal malignant tumour. Owing to its retroperitoneal location, RCC remains asymptomatic and non-palpable until advanced disease develops. Most cases are...


Original Article

Completeness of manual anaesthesia records in a tertiary facility in Nigeria

Introduction: The human brain, as efficient as it is, cannot remember everything. It is legally required by law that healthcare providers maintain a record for each of their patients. In anae...


Original Article

Age at menarche and its association with overweight/obesity among adolescents in Kano

Background: There was a dramatic decline of adolescents’ menarcheal age worldwide; Africa is witnessing a secular trend of this reducing menarcheal age among its black adolescents. A tr...


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Efficacy of bleomycin for non-operative treatment of cervical lymphangioma in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Nigeria

Background: Lymphangiomas are the developmental defects of the lymphatic channels, and they are most commonly found in the head and neck regions. Late presentation, rejection of surgery, and ...


Original Article

Obstructive Nephropathy in a Kidney Care Hospital in Southwest Nigeria: The need for early screening and prevention

Background: Most of the preventive efforts in Nephrology are focused on hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Obstructive Nephropathy (ON) which is a relatively common cause of CKD in Nigeria h...



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