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July-December 2021 | Vol 28 | Issue 2

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Original Article: Age-related ultrasonographic mammary gland density patterns: Implication for breast cancer risk
Nicholas Kayode Irurhe, Nwachukwu Mike Ibeabuchi, Omodele Abosede Olowoyeye, Ogechi Augustina Ihekuna, Oluwaseyi Jessy Balogun, Caleb Itopa Yakubu, Francis Ikechukwu Duru
Introduction: Mammary gland/breast density is important because it is a known biomarker for breast cancer risk. However, the sensitivity of mammography decreases with high breast density foun...
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Original Article: Evaluation of the diagnostic yield of ultrasound in the management of appendicitis: An experience in a tertiary hospital in South-Eastern Nigeria
Hyacienth Uche Chiegwu, Daniel C Ugwuanyi, Benjamin E Udoh, Francis S Chianumba
Introduction: In most complaints of right lower abdominal pains appendicitis is suspected. Appendicitis often creates the most common abdominal surgical emergency. Ultrasound and computed tom...
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Original Article: Opportunistic use of “follow-up” chest and abdominal computed tomography in the assessment of bone mineral density of breast cancer patients in a resource-poor nation
Yaw Boateng Mensah, Clement Edusa, Josephine Nsaful, Naa Adjeley Mensah, Augustina Badu-Peprah, Hafisatu Gbadamosi, Andrea Appau, Adu Tutu Amankwa
Background: Breast cancer patients experience bone loss from treatment-induced menopause, as well as from the direct effect of cancer. The use of computed tomography (CT) attenuation values o...
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Original Article: A comparative control study of ophthalmic artery Doppler velocimetry in patients with primary open angle glaucoma in Kano, Nigeria
Adamu Ibrahim Gombe, Isyaku Kabiru, Ismail Anas, Yahuza Mansur Adamu, Hassan Sadiq
Objective: The objective of the study is to sonographically determine the hemodynamic changes in ophthalmic arteries of patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) at Kano, Nigeria. ...
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Original Article: Evaluation of inadequately filled radiology request forms with its impact on patient radiation exposure and waiting time in a tertiary care hospital: A preliminary report from Northwest Nigeria
Idris Garba, Hussain Shafiu Bashir, Sidi Mohammed, Musa Dambele, Mustapha Shuaibu Hikima, Yusuf Lawal, Mansur Adamu Yahuza
Background: Adequate and accurate clinical history on a properly filled request form is indispensable if a clinically relevant radiological diagnosis is to be made. Moreover, clinicians need ...
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  West African Journal of Radiology
ISSN - Print: 1115-3474,
Online: 2321-6670

West African Journal of Radiology, a publication of Association of Radiologists of West Africa (ARAWA), is a peer-reviewed Print + Online Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published.

 

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