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January-June 2021| Vol 23| Issue 1

Review Article

Contemporary role of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging in the management of prostate cancer

Background: In contemporary practice, multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging has become a useful tool to differentiate between prostate cancers of high and low aggressiveness, reduce misd...

Original Article

Impact of Gene Xpert on the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis at a tertiary health care facility in Nigeria

Background: Gene Xpert mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)/Rifampicin (RIF) was introduced for the detection of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, Niger...

Original Article

Asthma monitoring and lung function in children with physician-diagnosed asthma

Background: Childhood asthma is the most common chronic lung disease of childhood that requires monitoring including lung function test. This study aimed to evaluate the lung function and the...

Original Article

Pattern of presentation and visual outcome of glaucoma in a tertiary hospital, Makurdi, Nigeria

Background: About 15% of blindness in Africa is due to glaucoma. The Nigerian National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey found that glaucoma accounted for 16.7% of blindness with regiona...

Original Article

Mushroom poisoning and outcome of patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital in North East India

Background: Of the estimated 5000 existing mushroom species, only 200 to 300 have been established to be edible and safe, whereas 50 to 100 species are known to be poisonous for human consump...

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ISSN - Print: 2276-7096,
Online: 2468-8185

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ISSN - Print: 2276-7096,
Online: 2468-8185
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