European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2019

  • Risk Factors for Undiagnosed Hyperuricemia and Gout: Influence of Personal Characteristics, Life Style and Cardio-Metabolic Status: A Cross Sectional Study

    Christopher Edet Ekpenyong, Inyang Udoinyang Clement, Caleb Effiong Edet

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 27-38
    Received: 20 February 2019
    Accepted: 25 March 2019
    Published: 23 May 2019
    Abstract: Despite the increasing prevalence of hyperuricemia in the general population and its association with many diseases, serum uric acid (SUA) level has not been routinely determined in the evaluation and management of patients, especially those with metabolic disorders. This cross-sectional study used standard methods to assess the influence of person... Show More
  • Paediatric Abdominal Surgical Emergencies in Enugu, South East Nigeria: Any Change in Pattern and Outcome

    Chukwubuike Kevin Emeka, Nduagubam Obinna Chukwuebuka, Ndu Ikenna Kingsley, Odetunde Oluwatoyin Arinola, Ekenze Sebastin Okwuchukwu, Eze Thaddeus Chikaodili

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 39-42
    Received: 7 May 2019
    Accepted: 10 June 2019
    Published: 26 June 2019
    Abstract: Background: Paediatric abdominal surgical emergencies (PASE) constitute a significant workload of the paediatric surgeon. The objective of this study was to characterize the pattern of PASE in a tertiary hospital in Enugu and determine any change in pattern and outcome. Methodology: This was a retrospective study of children aged 1 day to 16 years ... Show More