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VOL.13 NO3: SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER, 2020

September 3, 2020

Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 13 Number 3, September – December, 2020…

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A systemic approach to the prevention of COVID-19 transmission in clinical settings in Nigeria

September 1, 2020

Henrietta Ifechukwude Monye1, Esele Ekuaze2, Musliu Adetola Tolani3,8, Judith Jolayemi4, Hassan Abdulrahman5, Ayanfe Omololu6, Aliyu Sokomba3, Oladimeji Adebayo1, Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi1,7 Abstract…

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Accuracy of digital rectal examination to diagnose prostate cancer confirmed by needle biopsy reports: A 3–year hospital-based study

September 1, 2020

Elijah A. Udoh, Okon E. Akaiso, Albert E. Ukpong Abstract Background: Digital rectal examination (DRE) is an indispensable tool for provisional diagnosis…

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Audit of delayed presentation in breast cancer from a tertiary centre in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

September 1, 2020

Lucy O. Eriba1 and Peter I. Agbonrofo2 Abstract Context: Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related morbidity and mortality in…

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The use of harmonic scalpel in thyroid surgery in a tertiary hospital, south-south, Nigeria – early outcomes assessment

September 1, 2020

Peter I. Agbonrofo1 and Omorodion O. Irowa1 Abstract Context: The advent of surgical energy devices has brought innovations with their use in…

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Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion (MPE) in a Tertiary Hospital in a low-income-country: Challenges and Prospects

September 1, 2020

Nwafor IA1, Nnakenyi EF2, Eze JC1, Nwidenyi IO3 Abstract Background: In the West African sub-region, significant morbidity and mortality are known to…

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Impact of dental education on DMFT index among undergraduate dental students in selected Nigerian universities

August 31, 2020

Lawrence Osarhieme Igbinosa [FMCFD]1, Mike Eghosa Ogbeide [BDS]2 Abstract Background: DMFT is used to denote decayed, missing and filled teeth. The DMFT…

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Correlation Between Prostate Volume And Prostate-Specific Antigen In Patients Diagnosed With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

August 31, 2020

Elijah A. Udoh, Aniekpeno E. Eyo, Daniel E. David Abstract Background: Prostate volume (PV) and serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) have been…

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Medico-Social Characteristics of Patients with eclampsia in a metropolitan hospital in North western Nigeria: Is there a changing pattern?

August 31, 2020

Sule Abdullahi Gaya1, Usman Aliyu Umar2, Halima Ibrahim Bello3 Abstract Background: Eclampsia is a recognized cause of maternal and neonatal morbidity and…

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Radiographic assessment of endodontic accidents at a Nigerian tertiary health institution: A one-year retrospective study

August 31, 2020

Ibhawoh LO1, Enyinnaya NS2, Enabulele JE1 Abstract Introduction: Dental treatment can produce iatrogenic injury to the tooth with endodontic procedural errors occurring…