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January-March 2019| Vol 6| Issue 1

Original Article

Complications of thyroidectomy at a tertiary health institution in Nigeria

Introduction: Thyroid surgeries are the most common endocrine surgeries performed all over the world. The procedure has been through tremendous evolution to enhance patient safety. In spite i...


Original Article

Intraocular pressure negatively correlates with serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma

Introduction: Glaucoma is a blinding eye disease, the hallmark of which is elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP). Glaucoma is nearly impossible to diagnose and treat without expensive equip...


Original Article

Intraoperative and postoperative effects of different doses of bupivacaine: a comparative and prospective study for lower limbs surgeries

Background Central neuraxial block is the gold standard for surgeries below the level of the umbilicus, especially for lower limb operations. Bupivacaine of different concentrations are used ...


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Circulating serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Vibrio cholerae isolates from insurgency-stricken Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria

Background: Cholera has continued to be a global threat to public health largely due to lack of social development. In endemic areas, outbreaks usually occur when war or civil unrest disrupts...


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Uterine artery Doppler indices in pregnancy-induced hypertension in North Western Nigeria

Background: Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is a syndrome of hypertension with or without proteinuria, occurring when systolic blood pressure is greater than or equal to 140 mmHg and dia...


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