Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018

  • Hyperuricemia and Its Correlation with Target Organ Damage and Electrocardiographic Changes in Newly Diagnosed Adult Nigerian Hypertensive Patients

    Abidemi Jude Fasae, Olusegun Adesola Busari, Rotimi Oluyombo, Musa Yusuf, Oladipo George Opadijo, Ayodele Babatunde Omotoso

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 10 March 2017
    Accepted: 10 April 2017
    Published: 26 January 2018
    Abstract: The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of Hyperuricemia and evaluate its correlation with target organ damage and electrocardiographic changes in newly diagnosed adult Nigerian hypertensive patients. It was a cross sectional study done at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria. 150 untreated newly diagnosed ... Show More
  • Spectrum and Drug Susceptibility Profile of Bacteria Recovered from Patients with Wound Infection Referred to Arsho Advanced Medical Laboratory

    Adane Bitew, Mesele Admassie, Tigist Getachew

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 8-17
    Received: 4 January 2018
    Accepted: 9 February 2018
    Published: 7 March 2018
    Abstract: Wound infection still remains a significant cause of morbidly and mortality. Hence, studying the spectrum of bacterial etiological agents and their drug susceptibility profile is critical. A prospective study was conducted at Arsho Advanced Medical Laboratory from June 2016 to July 2017. Wound specimens were collected from 366 patients following st... Show More
  • A Review of Twinning in Niger Delta Region, Nigeria

    Ikeanyi Eugene Maduabuchukwu, Ikobho Ebenezer Howell

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: 7 February 2018
    Accepted: 25 February 2018
    Published: 22 March 2018
    Abstract: Background: Twin pregnancy is as fascinating as it is high risk and its epidemiology is globally more dynamic in the recent times. It is associated with increase maternal morbidities, fetal wastage and neonatal morbidities and mortality. Objectives: To determine the current incidence, assess the trend and investigate maternal and perinatal outcomes... Show More
  • Evaluation of Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titer in Rheumatoid Heart Disease Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, Ethiopia

    Tsegahun Asfaw, Demissew Shenkute, Mihret Tilahun, Nigus Zegeye

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 26-29
    Received: 14 February 2018
    Accepted: 7 March 2018
    Published: 29 March 2018
    Abstract: Introduction: Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remain significant causes of cardiovascular disease and mortality in children particularly in the developing countries. This study aims to evaluate ASO titer in rheumatic heart disease patients who are on secondary prophylaxis. Methods: A cross sectional study method was employed to collect blood sample f... Show More
  • Comparative Study of Intrarenal Vascular Impedance Among Hypertensive Diabetics and Normotensive Type 2 Diabetics In South Western Nigeria

    Ademola Joseph Adekanmi, Arinola Esan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 30-39
    Received: 19 February 2018
    Accepted: 13 March 2018
    Published: 4 April 2018
    Abstract: Diabetes is a serious health problem with staggering morbidity and mortality rates documented to be rising at an alarming rate worldwide, more so in low income countries. The uncontrolled effect of high blood glucose and disease complications have protean multisytemic consequences. Concomitant Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and hypertension accelerates the... Show More