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VOL.11 NO2 – AUGUST 2018

July 22, 2018

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 11 Number 2, August, 2018 – ISSN:…

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SCHISTOSOMIASIS: REVIEW OF AN IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASE

July 13, 2018

EO Yusuf and Lucy U. Airauhi ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Morbidity due to human schistosomiasis is associated with host immune responses which result in…

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SONOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF MALE ANTERIOR URETHRAL STRICTURES: CORRELATION WITH RETROGRADE URETHROGRAPHY – A REVIEW

July 13, 2018

Samuel Benson, MBBCH (cal.), FWACS(Radiology), Joy Iya-Benson, MBBCH INTRODUCTION In general, the term urethral stricture refers to a fibrous scarring of the…

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REVIEW AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF RAPE CASES AMONG FEMALE ADOLESCENTS SEEN AT SECONDARY HEALTHCARE FACILITY IN ABAK, SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA

July 13, 2018

Sunday Bassey Udoh, FWACP, FMCFM, Victory Edet Iyanam,FWACP, Olayinka Samuel Akinbami, FWACP ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The rising incidence of rape pandemic among female…

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SEROPREVALENCE OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS ANTIBODIES POSITIVITY AMONG VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONORS IN THE DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (DELSUTH), OGHARA, AND ITS ENVIRONS IN DELTA STATE- NIGERIA

July 13, 2018

1EO Yusuf and 2Nwagu M. ABSTRACT Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is widely distributed globally and it is found in different geographical and socioeconomic…

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NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES OF EDO STATE, NIGERIA

July 13, 2018

OBI Andrew Ifeanyichukwu1, OMUEMU Vivian Ossaidiom1,2,OKOJIE Hilda Obehi1,2 ABSTRACT CONTEXT Adequate nutrition is essential for strong immunological, neurological and cognitive development of…

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RISK OF HYPERGLYCAEMIA AND DIABETES MELLITUS IN PERSONS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA TAKING ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS IN UYO, SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA

July 13, 2018

1Jombo, Henry Effiong, 2Alphonsus Udo Idung ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Treatment of schizophrenia with antipsychotic medications may be associated with increased risks for weight…

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COMPARING SELLA TURCICA SHAPES AND DIMENSIONS IN SKELETAL CLASSES I, II AND III BIMAXILLARY PROTRUSION PATIENTS IN A NIGERIAN POPULATION

July 13, 2018

Idia N. IZE-IYAMU BDS, FWACS ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Bimaxillary protrusion is a common type of malocclusion seen in Africans with marked protrusion of…

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CHLAMYDIA ANTIBODY TITRE AS A PREDICTOR OF TUBAL FACTOR INFERTILITY

July 12, 2018

Oghenefegor E. OLOKORa (MBBS, FWACS) Michael E. AZIKENa (MBBS, MPH, FWACS, FMCOG, FICS, DMAS) ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Genital Chlamydia trachomatis is major cause…

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EFFECT OF POSTURE ON PULMONARY FUNCTION IN THE THIRD TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY OF PRIMIGRAVID, NULLIPAROUS AND MULTIPAROUS WOMEN IN BENIN CITY

July 9, 2018

1A Omorogiuwa and 2K Osazee ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: the advancing gravid uterus poses a limited lying down posture options in the third trimester….