Works Under Medical Radiography And Radiological Sciences

Pattern Of Abdomino-Pelvic Computed Tomography Findings In Adult Nigerian Population (A Case Study Of Eko Hospital)

ABSTRACTBackground: Computed tomography has become an important tool in medical imaging to supplement conventional x-rays examination and ultrasonography.Aim: To describe the pattern of abdomino-pelvic computed tomography findings in the adult Nigerian population. (A case study EKO Hospital, Ikeja).Patients and Method: A retrospective study of 195 patients who underwent CT scan at EKO hospital, Ikeja between January, 2011 to March, 2012 was conducted. Statistical Package for Social Science (S...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN DENTAL RADIOGRAPHS: A CASE STUDY UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL ITUKU/OZALLA, ENUGU

ABSTRACTThe study was undertaken to identify the pattern of findings in dental radiographs in university of Nigeria teaching Hospital Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu. It is a retrospective study where information was obtained from patient’s folders at the record department in dental unit in the institution understudy. The study was carried out from 31st January 2012 to 31st January 2013. The study is divided into chapters with each chapter subdivided into units as listed below. Introduction w...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN MRI STUDIES OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN PORT-HARCOURT URBAN

ABSTRACTMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been hailed by many a finding as the imaging modality of choice in the diagnosis of both focal and non-focal neurological disorders. And for this reason, it has increasingly the first modality of recourse for almost any disorder of the CNS where it is available. However, prognosis of central nervous system diseases is poor in the third world countries such as Nigeria because it is not known/documented, the pattern of occurrence of findings in MRI o...

PATTERN OF FINDINGS IN THE ECHOCARDIOGRAM OF HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS IN CONQUEST MEDICAL IMAGING CENTRE ENUGU

ABSTRACTBackground: Echocardiography has become and important tool in medical imaging. It is used in the confirmation of heart diseases especially hypertension, in Nigeria major cities using conventional echocardiography done with transoephageal echocardiography.Aim: To describe the pattern of finding in echocardiogram of hypertensive patients in Conquest Medical Imaging Centre, Enugu.Patient and method: a retrospective study of reports of patients who underwent echocardiography in Conquest M...

Pattern Of Ultrasound Detectable Uterine Leiomyomas At Federal Medical Centre, Asaba

ABSTRACTLeiomyomas of the uterus are benign tumours of the smooth muscle and connective tissue in the uterus1 which can cause infertility and led to hysterectomy. This research work is a retrospective research study aimed at determining the pattern of ultrasound detectable uterine leiomyoma at Federal Medical Centre, Asaba from May 2010 to April 2012. The patients that met the inclusion criteria were those that were diagnosed to have uterine leiomyoma.Results show that the type of uterine lei...

Pediatric imaging unattractive specialty in Radiography

ABSTRACTRadiological imaging is extremely valuable as a diagnostic tool in the pediatric population, but it comes with a number of distinct challenges as compared to the imaging of adults. This is because of the following: It requires dedicated imaging protocols to acquire the images, there is need for sedation or general anesthesia for longer procedures such as MRI, specific training is required for the healthcare personnel involved, thorough knowledge and expertise should be applied for eva...

PERSONNEL RADIATION MONITORING IN SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONIonizing radiation has been employed in the diagnosis of various diseases and treatment since its discovery in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen1. There are many types of ionizing radiation available for either treatment or diagnosis worldwide. Despite wide radiation applications in medicine, it can be hazardous if not properly handled. After interaction of ionizing radiation with biological tissues through various mechanisms, the ions produced by such interactions can affect normal ...

PREVALENCE OF LOW BACK PAIN AMONG PRACTICING RADIOGRAPHERS IN ENUGU AND EBONYI STATES (A CASE STUDY OF UNTH, NOHE, ESUTH AND FETHA)

ABSTRACT This study on the prevalence of low back pain among practicing radiographers in government hospitals, was done in Enugu and Ebonyi States. The objectives of the study were to determine the prevalence low back pain among the practicing radiographers, the risk factors that could be causal to low back pain among the radiographers and to compare low back pain among radiographers in Enugu and Ebonyi states. Some research has been done to investigate this prevalence among radiographer...

PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE HEALTH EFFECT OF RADIATION EMITTED FROM TELECOMMUNICATION MAST

This study proposes to research the awareness of the public on the health effect of radiation emitted from telecommunication mast. Since the major effect of this radiation emitted from telecommunication mast is stochastic on living cell, more attention will be paid on mast located in residential and school premises where children and youth are predominant.LIST OF TABLESTable 1: Classification of gender………………………………………..……42Table 2: Educational Statue ………...

RADIOGRAPHIC CARE OF TRAUMA PATIENT: CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL ENUGU (UNTH), AND NATIONAL ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL ENUGU (NOHE)

ABSTRACTThis is a prospective non experimental survey study design aimed at describing radiographic care of trauma patients: case study of UNTH and NOHE. The questionnaires for the study were distributed among radiographers in the above mentioned hospitals. The objectives and purpose of the research were explained by the researcher. Medical radiography plays a very vital role in the care, diagnosis and good management of traumatic patients in the radiology department. Some of the roles includ...


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