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January-June 2015 | Vol 22 | Issue 1

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Original Article: Determination of the effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on radiographic features of pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV infected patients
Nasiru Musa Tahir, Philip Oluleke Ibinaiye, Sulaiman Tanimu Saad, Abdulrahman Tahir, Ahmed Ahidjo, Haruna Yusuf, Zainab Mustapha
Background: The chest radiographic appearances of HIV-seropositive patients presenting with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) are diverse, creating difficulty in diagnosis and treatment. Determinati...
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Original Article: Topical anaesthesia for pain relief during high dose rate brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervix
Theresa N Elumelu-Kupoluyi, Abbas A Abdus-Salam, Lucy O Eriba
Purpose: To determine the clinical efficacy of a local anaesthetic spray of 10% xylocaine in reducing pain and discomfort in patients undergoing high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy. Patients ...
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Original Article: Utilization pattern of doppler ultrasound scan at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital
Igbinedion Blessing Ose-Emenim, Ogbeide Osesogie Usuanle
Introduction: The use of Doppler scan in the evaluation of patients is crucial. Doppler application has found a wide range of utilization in medicine especially in the evaluation of cardiovascu...
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Original Article: The utilization of diagnostic ultrasound in the evaluation of the kidneys in HIV-associated nephropathy
Sani Suleiman Garko, Philip Oluleke Ibinaiye, Suwaid Moh'd Abba, Ahidjo Ahmed, Sa'ad Suleiman Tanimu, Philip Chinedu Okere
Aim: To evaluate the renal sizes and echogenicity pattern in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated nephropathy and to correlate renal echogenicity with serum creatinine le...
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Original Article: Echocardiographic study of left ventricular function in HIV-infected Nigerians
Kelechukwu Uwanuruochi, BJ Onwubere, BC Anisiuba
Context: Left ventricular function in HIV/AIDS patients from South-East Nigeria has not been reported. Aims: We sought to determine the prevalence and spectrum of left ventricular functi...
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