Recurrent Extra-gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Vagina: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
J Shi, R Fu, W Hec, A ZhaoNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(12):1776-1779 Gastrointestinal tumors are uncommonly found outside the gastrointestinal tract, and extremely rare in the vaginal wall. In this case report, a 39-year-old female, she was finally diagnosed with an extra gastrointestinal stromal tumor (EGIST) when she presented with a recurrent vaginal tumor, while misdiagnosed after the first surgery. She had definitive surgical clearance and was taking targeted drug therapy with no sign of recurrence after follow-up for 13 months. Immunohistochemistry and cytogenetic's remain the most definitive me...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: J Shi R Fu W Hec A Zhao Source Type: research

Combined Spinal and TAP Blocks for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for a Patient with Crigler-Najjar Type 2: A Case Report
In conclusion, laparoscopic surgery performed under combined spinal anesthesia and transvesus abdominis plane block in a Criggler Najjar type 2 (Arias syndrome) patient may be a simple and effective technique. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: M Bicak H Akelma F Salik S Kaya Source Type: research

Prosthetic and Surgical Reconstruction of the Atrophic Anterior Maxilla with Iliac Bone Grafting and Malo Bridge Design: A Case Report
RG Kocak, A Gulnar, NY Altintas, SH Altintas, R NalcaciNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(12):1767-1771 Alveolar bone loss subsequent to long-term edentulism and trauma may be severe and treatment plan is always an esthetic and functional challenge. Implant supported hybrid prosthesis is widely regarded as an effective treatment option for patients with excessive and irregular bone loss. However, implant placement is occasionally impossible without surgical procedures in such cases. This case report presents rehabilitation of 19-year-old maxillary anterior edentulous male patient with maxillary anterior bone de...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: RG Kocak A Gulnar NY Altintas SH Altintas R Nalcaci Source Type: research

Prevalence of Rhesus C and D Alloantibodies among Rhesus-Negative Women of Child Bearing Age at a Tertiary Hospital in South-West Nigeria
Conclusions: This study did not identify any Rhc and D alloantibodies in the study population suggesting there is a low risk of alloimmunization and HDFN due to anti-Rhc and D in this population. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: L Otomewo S John-Olabode K Okunade G Olorunfemi I Ajie Source Type: research

Accuracy of Estimating Chronological Age from Nolla & #39;s Method of Dental Age Estimation in a Population of Southern Saudi Arabian Children
Conclusion: Nolla's method is suitable for estimating chronological age in Southern Saudi children, as the mean difference between estimated dental age and chronological age was within an acceptable range. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: SM Yassin BA M AlAlmai SH Ali Huaylah MK Althobati FM A AlHamdi RA Togoo Source Type: research

Correlation of Cervical Spinal Degeneration with Rise in Smartphone Usage Time in Young Adults
Conclusions: The analysis of cervical spine MRI data of young adult patients with neck pain shows that the smartphone usage time is effective in cervical sagittal balance disruption, disc degeneration, and development of Modic changes. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: S Cevik A Kaplan S Katar Source Type: research

The Effect of Varicocelectomy on the Pregnancy Rate in Patients with Severe Oligospermia
Conclusions: Varicocele surgery before assisted reproductive techniques will be more beneficial in terms of both cost-effectiveness and pregnancy rates. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: H Turgut Source Type: research

Prevalence of Cytochrome P450 2B6 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in an HIV-Positive Cohort in Jos, Nigeria: Implication for HIV Therapy
Conclusions: The intermediate metabolizer genotype was more common than the extensive and poor metabolizer genotypes in our study sample. We recommended further studies to investigate the risk of efavirenz underexposure and overexposure in carries of the extensive and poor metabolizer genotypes respectively in our patient population. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AO Isaac DD Wetkos AO Oche I Godwin K Phyllis AC John Source Type: research

Elective Incisional Hernia Repair: Risk Factors and Evolution of Treatment in a Low-Income Setting
Conclusion: In our locality, the trend over time shows a shift from predominantly anatomic suture-based repair to a tensionless mesh implant with far lower recurrent rates. Laparotomy incisions for obstetric and gynecologic procedures are the most common precipitating incisions. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AU Ogbuanya LN Onah Source Type: research

Investigating the Effect of Personality Traits and Academic Self-efficacies on Malpractice Tendencies in Health College Students
Conclusion: It was observed that neuroticism and extraversion personality traits in students were found to be associated with low academic self-efficacy and increasing malpractice tendencies. Investigation of academic self-efficacy and malpractice tendencies of the students in accordance with their personality traits would contribute to the improvement, arrangement, and updating of educational curricula. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: D Baykal D Yildirim Source Type: research

Physical Frailty Phenotype and Depression are Associated with More Severe Disease in Older Subjects Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome
Conclusions: Nearly one in two patients presenting with ACS were found frail. Depression and frailty were associated with poorer ejection fraction and severe disease. Correction of anemia and improvement of low-normal hemoglobin levels could reduce frailty and in-turn improve outcomes in ACS. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Aggarwal A Kumar R Sharma A Goel R Kar R Avasthi AK Gupta Source Type: research

Leadership Styles versus Health Workers & #39; Job Satisfaction: Relationships, Correlates and Predictors in Tertiary Hospitals in Ekiti State, Southwest Nigeria
Conclusion: Very few of the employees had high job satisfaction and leadership styles impacts health workers' job satisfaction differently. Transformational styles were more related to health workers' job satisfaction than the transactional styles. Laissez-faire exhibited a negative relationship with job satisfaction. There is need for leadership skills on the part of the healthcare leaders; age of leader and duration of tenure needs to be further benchmarked to improve job satisfaction among the healthcare workers. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: KA Durowade IB Kadiri SB Durowade TA Sanni MA Ojuolape LO Omokanye Source Type: research

Descriptive Epidemiology of Odontogenic Tumors in Nigeria: An African Oral Pathology Research Consortium Multicenter Study
Conclusion: OTs showed a slightly higher preponderance in males, occurring mostly in the third decade. Benign lesions were frequent and ameloblastoma was the commonest OT. Variations exist in the occurrence of OTs from the different geographic locations in Nigeria. This study essentially sheds a broader light on the clinicopathological distribution of OTs across Nigeria, using a large multicenter approach. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: DS Okoh AO Akinshipo A Butali OG Omitola OF Sigbeku OO Soyele OD Osunde AO Taiwo AA Ibikunle KU Omeje AO Lawal B Fomete HA Adeola Source Type: research

Etiology of Optic Disc Swelling in a Tertiary Care Center in Nigeria
Conclusions: Papillitis, brain tumors, and tilted disc were the most frequent etiologies of optic disc swelling in this study. These etiologies should be excluded in patients with optic disc swelling in our clinics. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: VB Osaguona DH Kayoma Source Type: research

Clinical Outcomes of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Patients Treated with Adaptive Helical Tomotherapy, A 5-year Experience
Conclusion: The present study reemphasizes that adaptive SIB-IMRT with HT is a good option for the management of NPC with comparable loco-regional control rates and low salivary gland toxicity. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: SA Arslan Source Type: research

Partner Violence During Pregnancy and its Affecting Factors a Province in Eastern Turkey
Conclusion: The rate of exposure to physical violence by her spouse during pregnancy period is high. The provision of education and employment can increase a woman's social networks and improve her status within the family. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: E Celebi E Pirincci AB Durmus Source Type: research

Degenerative Joint Disease of the Upper Cervical Spines: A Cone Beam Computed Tomography Study
Conclusions: DJD of the upper cervical spine is a relatively common incidental finding frequently captured in CBCT scans acquired for dental purposes. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: HM Khalifa AA Alamoudi AM Jan FM Jadu Source Type: research

Effect of Post-Isometric Relaxation and Laser on Upper Trapezius Trigger Point Pain in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain
Conclusions: Both PIR and LASER treatment have been effective in reducing pain-pressure threshold and pain intensity in the management of muscle trigger point pain. Long-term studies are warranted to further validate the effectiveness of these modalities in the management of upper Trapezius trigger point pain. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: H Ahmed MA Jarrar R Ahmed R Alqhtani A Alshahrani Source Type: research

Colonoscopy findings in lower gastrointestinal bleeding in Lagos: A comparative study based on age
Conclusion: Our study showed that hemorrhoids, tumors, and diverticulosis were the most common causes of LGIB in Nigerian patients - with younger age being significantly associated with hemorrhoids, and older age with tumors and diverticulosis. A third of the tumors in this study were found in younger patients. Unfortunately, this finding of such a high proportion of colorectal tumors being found in young Africans has been shown in previous reports - this work should help heighten concern and provoke further scientific probing into the phenomenon with a view to encouraging policy to help truncate its existence. (Source: Ni...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Oluyemi E Odeghe O Adeniyi Source Type: research

Resumption of Sexual Intercourse and Family Planning use Among Postpartum Women Attending Infant Welfare Clinics in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria & #8211; A Cross-Sectional Study
Conclusion: Women commonly resume sexual intercourse during postpartum period without contraceptive use. Interventions during antenatal and early postnatal periods are needed to improve early adoption of Family planning by postpartum women. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: B Adedokun RA Abdus-Salam T Babawarun I Morhason-Bello O Ojengbede Source Type: research

Assessment of Marginal Opening for Different Cementation Techniques for Heat-Pressed Ceramic Veneers
Conclusions: The ultrasonic cementation technique improved the gap distance at the tooth/ceramic interface when compared to the finger pressure technique using the light cure cement. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: WM S A L Qahtani Source Type: research

The Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin Injection Site in Chronic Anal Fissure Healing
Conclusions: Even though there was no statistical difference in the long term healing rate between groups 1 and 2, choosing 6 and 12 o'clock alignments of internal sphincter muscle for botox injection is more advantageous than 3 and 9 o'clock alignments in terms of better postoperative pain and lower complication rate in the early period. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: U Sekmen M Paksoy Source Type: research

Factors Affecting Clinical Decision-Making and Treatment Planning Strategies for Tooth Retention or Extraction: An Exploratory Review
The objective of this review was to explore the available literature pertaining to the factors influencing clinical decision-making and treatment strategies of dentists regarding tooth retention or extraction. Explorative analysis of the literature was conducted based on its relevance to the subjected study area and scope. Primarily, the papers were extracted from sources such as ERIC, PubMed, Scopus, and Medline. The keywords used for searching articles include Clinical Decision-Making, Treatment Strategies, Tooth Extraction, and Tooth Retention. Papers published up to 2018 were extracted and evaluated. The analyzed studi...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - December 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: ME Sayed CA Jurado A Tsujimoto Source Type: research

Consecutive use of mini-implants in the palate to treat skeletal maxillary constriction and Class II malocclusion in an adult case
This report describes the successful use of two multifunctional mini-implants that were inserted into the palate in the treatment of an 18-year-old woman in whom the maxilla was skeletally narrowed and the molars have migrated mesially on both sides. Three different appliances were used in sequence in the course of treatment: first, an appliance supported by bone and teeth (hybrid hyrax) for surgically-assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME); second, a distalization device supported by mini-implants to achieve molar distalization; and third, a transpalatal arch (TPA) stabilized by mini-implants to allow indirect anchora...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: E Kayalar A Batu-Guney G Marsan S Firatli Source Type: research

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for remnant gall bladder
T Erol, O AbbasoǧluNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(11):1621-1623 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is one of the most frequently performed minimally invasive interventions. Inflammation during acute or subacute cholecystitis and fear of biliary duct injury can lead to unintentional remnant gall bladder retention. Diagnosing a remnant gall bladder can be challenging, and misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis is common. Once diagnosed, completion of the cholecystectomy is recommended, which can be performed laparoscopically. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: T Erol O Abbaso & #487;lu Source Type: research

ICD detected patient activity is associated with arrhythmic events in heart failure patients
Conclusions: Detected low patient activity in ICD control may be a predictor of arrhythmic episodes and appropriate therapies. Increasing physical activity may potentially protect these patients from unwanted events. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: FM Ucar MA Yilmaztepe Source Type: research

Knowledge levels and attitudes of adult individuals about cancer and its risk factors
Conclusion: The study revealed that adult individuals had a significant level of false and incomplete information about cancer, and their behaviors having risk factors for cancer could not be altered and transformed into appropriate ones. Therefore, it is thought that informative studies on cancer should be carried out continuously to carry out the fight against cancer successfully. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: H Karadeniz F Cetinkaya Source Type: research

A psychoeducation program for stress management and psychosocial problems in multiple sclerosis
This study was carried out as an intervention design with a control group to assess the effects of psychoeducation on MS patients' ways of coping with stress, psychiatric symptoms, and qualities of life. Subjects and Methods: A total of 80 MS patients affiliated with the MS Association of Turkey were included and randomly assigned into intervention and control groups. An 8-week psychoeducation program was offered to the intervention group, whereas the control group was not given any treatment during the same period. Data were collected using a Descriptive Information Form, the Ways of Coping Inventory, the Brief Sympto...
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: HS Oz F Oz Source Type: research

Blood pressure control and kidney damage in hypertension: Results of a three-center cross-sectional study in North Central Nigeria
Conclusion: A large proportion of hypertensive patients in north-central Nigeria have poorly controlled BP. Kidney damage is common among these patients. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: EE Abene ZM Gimba JO Edah BA Akinbuwa DG Uchendu C Onyenuche OS Ojo AH Tzamaloukas EI Agaba Source Type: research

Evaluation of postgraduate educational environment in a Nigerian teaching hospital
Conclusions: Postgraduate educational environment in UNTH has more positives than negatives but with room for improvement. There are significant differences in PHEEM scores among various groups of resident doctors. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: UO Ezomike EI Udeh EO Ugwu EI Nwangwu NI Nwosu MD Ughasoro NE Ezomike SO Ekenze Source Type: research

Antibacterial effect of diode laser on different cariogenic bacteria: An In-vitro study
Conclusions: Diode lasers exerted antibacterial effect of varying levels against all the three cariogenic bacteria. Although they are recommended as a supplementary antibacterial surface pretreatment technique for efficient removal of cariogenic bacteria, further clinical studies are required to confirm the in vitro findings. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: TS Vinothkumar R Apathsakayan FM M El-shamy HE Homeida AI M Hommedi MY A Safhi H A M Alsalhi Source Type: research

Endoscopic treatment of suprasellar arachnoid cysts indenting third ventricle with obstructive hydrocephalus in children: Thirteen cases
Conclusions: Endoscopic cyst fenestration and third ventriculostomy are less invasive, safer, and more effective ways to treat suprasellar arachnoid cysts indenting the third ventricle with obstructive hydrocephalus in children with hydrocephaly. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Arslan V Acik SK Olguner & #304; & #304; & #351;temen B Arslan AI Okten Y Gezercan Source Type: research

Prevalence and distribution of hypertension in overweight and obese subjects in an urban community in Enugu, South East Nigeria. A post hoc analysis
Conclusion: Individuals with overweight/obesity have very high rates of hypertension. The prevalence of hypertension also increased with and BMI. Thus, there is need for targeted health education in adults to address the burden of obesity and hypertension to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in the community. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: I Okoye BA Ezeala-Adikaibe N Mbadiwe OD Onodugo OB Anyim UN Ijoma P Onodugo C Orah-Okpala F Ekochin Source Type: research

Risk of congenital cardiovascular anomalies in patients with non-syndromic orofacial cleft: A preliminary case-control study
Conclusions: Our finding reveals that the odds of CCAs are significantly higher in patients with OC than the general population. Future studies could assess the effect of CCAs on surgical outcome. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: O James OA Erinoso OO Adamson OJ Sokunbi FO Agbogidi AA Adekunle AO Ogunlewe EN Ekure WL Adeyemo AL Ladeinde MO Ogunlewe Source Type: research

Ginger (Zingiber officinale (L.) Rosc) improves oxidative stress and trace elements status in patients with alopecia areata
Conclusion: Consumption of ginger as a supplement by the patients with AA could improve the oxidant/antioxidant balance of the erythrocytes and lymphocytes and restoring the normal level of serum zinc. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AN Abbas Source Type: research

Evaluation of sexual functions in infertile Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Conclusion: Our study results show lower sexual functions in PCOS women with infertility and that infertility negatively affects sexual functions with obesity associated depression. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: A Deniz DY Kehribar Source Type: research

Serum asymmetric-dimethylarginine, apelin and NT-pro BNP levels in dialysis patients
Conclusion: Being on HD is a predictor of high ADMA levels. HD might be less effective on ADMA removal than PD. It seems that higher serum apelin levels related with lower sytolic blood pressure levels, whereas higher NT-proBNP levels related with higher sytolic blood pressure levels indicating potential roles as independent prognostic factors for systolic hypertension in dialysis patients. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: R Bentli H Taskapan MC Taskapan A Dogan Source Type: research

Acute testicular torsion: A critical analysis of presentation, management and outcome in southeast Nigeria
Conclusions: Acute testicular torsion is a disease of young adults in southeast Nigeria. It is commoner on the left side with transverse lie being the most common predisposing factor. A new peak incidence in the 20–25-year age group is demonstrated. Late presentation is common but did not impact testicular loss in this study. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: AO Obi CJ Okeke EI Ugwuidu Source Type: research

Lumbar lordotic change and its fulcrum in low back pain disorders: Radiographic evaluation
Conclusion: LSJA is a reliable measure of lumbar LC in physical therapy of LBP, especially, the non-specific LBP disorders. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: FO Okpala Source Type: research

Analgesia for postoperative myomectomy pain: A comparison of ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block and wound infiltration
Conclusion: TAP block provided a longer duration of analgesia and a clinically superior quality of analgesia to wound infiltration. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: O Osaheni HO Idehen CO Imarengiaye Source Type: research

Comparison of the use of piezosurgery expander and conventional instruments on primary implant stability
Conclusion: The use of piezo-expanders in the alveolar split technique has better effects on primary implant stability compared with the conventional technique. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: U Mercan O Erdogan Source Type: research

Influence of gender, ASA physical status, the location of a tumor and stage of the disease on the survival rate in patients with rectal cancer after surgery
Conclusions: Our study showed that gender does not have a significant impact on survival rate as oposed to ASA physical status, the location of the tumor and stage of the disease. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: N Arslani Source Type: research

The effects of different antiseptic mouthwash on microbiota around orthodontic mini-screw
Conclusion: Antiseptic mouthwash in Group 2, Group 3, and Group 4 can be used to reduce the number of microbial microbiota around the mini-screw and to improve oral hygiene. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: Y Akbulut Source Type: research

Neurophthalmic manifestations of giant sellar tumors in adults: Relationship between endocrine status and visual acuity profile pre and postsurgical treatment: A prospective cohort study
Conclusion: Visual acuity defects are almost invariable in patients with giant sellar tumor and may be associated with an endocrine profile. Surgical resection with normalization of hormone status is rewarded with VA improvement. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: NJ Uche EO Uche BI Eze DS Amuta DA Guga S Okpara Source Type: research

Age-related hearing loss at Gwagwalada area council of federal capital territory, Abuja
Conclusion: The study showed that the prevalence of ARHL from age 55 years and above at Gwagwalada Area Council, of FCT, Abuja was 75.0%. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: DF Folorunso EA Dahilo IO Gbujie FM Damtong OA Quadri BE Nwakwo TS Ibekwe OG B Nwaorgu Source Type: research

Estimation of height and width of bone in anterior hard palate as a donor site for autogenous bone graft using IOPA by long cone paralleling technique
Conclusion: For the purpose of harvesting autogenous bone, from the region of incisor and canine approximately 6.35 to 6.9 mm height and 7.4 to 8.1 mm width of bone may be harvested maintaining a safe distance from the apices of the teeth and the nasal floor. The premolar region does appear to yield sufficient bone at safe distances from the maxillary sinus and the apices of the premolars. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - November 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: S Joshi S Desai JA Mudda VA Patil M Mustafa Source Type: research

Rare renal cell carcinoma metastasis to mandibular gingiva: A case report and literature review
M Stojanovic, D Krasic, M Trajkovic, V PetrovicNigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2020 23(10):1483-1486 Metastatic lesions represent approximately 1% of all the intraoral lesions. They most commonly originate from lung and breast carcinomas, while the third most common source is the renal cell carcinoma. In this paper, we present the rare case of metastases of renal cell carcinoma in the mandibular gingiva of a 53-year-old male patient. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - October 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: M Stojanovic D Krasic M Trajkovic V Petrovic Source Type: research

Evaluation of maxillary sinus findings after dental implant and sinus floor augmentation procedures with cone-beam computed tomography
Conclusions: Sinus floor augmentation and dental implant applications seemed not to increase the risk of maxillary sinüs pathologies. However, it is suggested to carry out similar studies with more samples. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - October 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: H Karslioglu AP Sumer Source Type: research

The effect of the education model on the levels of state/continuous anxiety and self-efficacy of midwifery students
Conclusions: The results indicate that students have a high level of self-efficacy using the daily life activities model, engaging in 8 hours of clinical practice, performing clinical practice under the supervision of a midwife or a nurse. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - October 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: H Karakoc AK Uctu E Bekmezci Source Type: research

Evaluation of the educational environment of a new medical school in southeast Nigeria
Conclusions: The EE was not excellent but “more positive than negative.” Improvements are necessary in all domains of DREEM to ensure better quality of the educational environment. (Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice)
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - October 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Authors: UO Ezomike CI Madubogwu EC Azuike Source Type: research