Works Under Medical Radiography And Radiological Sciences

COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF FILM REJECT ANALYSIS IN NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL ENUGU AND ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITALS

ABSTRACT Film reject analysis is a quality assurance tool in radiology department which is used to control standard and quality of diagnostic radiograph as the production of adequate diagnostic radiographs with optimum quality involves well defined procedure. A comparative prospective film reject analysis carried over a period of four (4) weeks from 1st to 30th June,2012 at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Enugu and Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Park-Lane aimed at comparing ...

COMPLIANCE WITH MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING OF BREAST CANCER IN ISUOCHI AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

ABSTRACTThis is a prospective study carried out in Isuochi among primary school teachers to know the compliance of the teachers on Breast cancer screening technique or method as it concern the mammography examination and Self Breast Examination (SBE). The research was done in nine communities in Isuochi, Abia state. The research was carried out with convenient sampling to reduce stress and cost to the researcher. The research lasted for a period for four months March – July 2012. From the r...

CONSTRUCTION OF A TROLLEY BASED SYSTEM INCORPORATING LATERAL CASSETTE HOLDER USING LOCALLY SOURCED MATERIALS FOR TRAUMA RADIOGRAPHY

ABSTRACTTrolley based system is a trolley incorporating x-ray features that allow easy radiography in trauma patients. In this work, a trolley based system is constructed with the two basic features which include a fixed lateral cassette holder to facilitate lateral shoot-through radiography and with locally sourced material for affordability. It is a four sided metallic framework on a strong stable castor wheel base. It is 84cm high with base dimension of 120cm x 84cm and top dimension ...

CORRELATION OF MRI FINDINGS WITH OUTCOME OF TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY: A CASE STUDY OF LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL IDI-ARABA LAGOS NIGERIA

ABSTRACTStudy DesignA retrospective studyObjectivesTo correlate the MRI findings with the outcome of patient treatment in patients with spinal cord injury. This study tried to study the recovery of patients who have been diagnosed of spinal cord injuries by MRI examination and compared it with the prognosis made by the MRI findings.Material and methods45 patients’ data was conveniently selected from the Lagos university teaching hospital Idi-Araba Lagos Nigeria. 32 were male; 13 female. Dat...

ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A PRIVATE ULTRASONOGRAPHIC CENTRE IN ENUGU METROPOLIS; PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

ABSTRACTThis study was done to determine the problems and prospects of setting up and running a private ultrasonographic centre in Enugu metropolis. It was carried out in the 38 registered diagnostic centres with private hospitals inclusive that have an ultrasonographic unit. A survey type of design was used for the study, the source of data collection was a primary one. A total of 64 questionnaires were distributed to the proprietors and sonographers in the centres and 61 questionnaires duly...

Assessment Of Radiotherapy Centre Availability In Nigeria And Utilization Review In Selected Tertiary Hospitals In South-East And South-West Geopolitical Zones

This study, Assessment of the Availability of radiotherapy centres in Nigeria and utilization review of two selected hospitals in South-East and South-West geopolitical zones was done using retrospective method of data collection. The main purpose of the study was to find out the number and distributions of radiotherapy centres in Nigeria, types of treatment machines in the various centres, assessment of the level of utilization of radiotherapy centres in University of Nigeria teaching hospit...

A Comparative Study Between Computed Tomography And Magnetic Resonance Imaging In The Diagnosis Of Brain Tumor Using National Hospital, Abuja As Case Study

This study sought to equip clinician’s on the imaging modality of choice between CT and MRI in the diagnosis of brain tumor. The comparison of the two imaging modalities was accessed using biopsy as goal standard. This research study involved 40 patients who underwent CT, MRI and biopsy one at a time in National hospital, Abuja. Data were collected via secondary source using patient’s folder; hospital records. The result revealed that MRI which has an accuracy, sensitivity and specificity...

An Assessment Of Medical Radiography Awareness Among Science Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Kogi State Secondary Schools

This study was designed to survey the level of Medical Radiography awareness and perception and career decision of the science secondary school students in Kogi State and the primary factors determining their career choice. The study was a cross-sectional survey. Respondents in this study included all consenting male and female science based science senior secondary school students (SSS I-III) in Kogi State and 13 schools were involved in this study. A total of 620 copies of the questionnaire...

Assessment Of Computed Tomography Referrals. A Case Study Of University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu.

 Despite its clinical application, computed tomography scan is not readily available in developing countries, like Nigeria. Some patients who require CT examination are either managed blindly, or do not present for it at the appropriate time. This study assesses the referral pattern, indications and results of CT referrals, as they are obtained in University of Nigeria Teaching hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu. Retrospectively recorded data of all patients who presented for CT scan between M...

Assessment Of Knowledge And Attitude Of Undergraduate Radipography Students Towards Entrepreneurship: A Casestudy Of University Of Nigeria Enugu Campus

Entrepreneurship increases  the  capital output  and income  of a nation  and it  is  accompanied  by   growth  and  increased output  which  allow  more  wealth  to be   distributed   by the  various  participants.  This study sought to determine the knowledge and attitude of undergraduate radiography student towards entrepreneurship. The survey study 189 undergraduate Radiography student...

Awareness/Practice Of Ethical Code Of Patient Rights Among Practicing Radiographers In Enugu Metropolis

This research was done to ascertain how aware radiographers are about the ethical code of patient rights and to access the reasons; if any for the abuse of ethical code of patient right by practicing radiographers. Result shows that there is good ethical conduct among practicing radiographers and all the practicing radiographers are aware of ethical code of patient rights.  Most of the radiographers that abuse ethical code of patient’s rights are those who have never had any course in ...

Causes Of Repeats In Paediatric Radiography In Three Tertiary Hospitals In Enugu Metropolis

Paediatric radiography comes with many challenges, unlike in adult’s radiography; children cannot always understand and comprehend a change of environment and cannot obey radiographer’s instruction which may result in repeat cases. Children are more radiosensitive than adults and have a longer life expectancy over which they may develop cancer from exposures to ionizing radiation due to high level of repeats. This is a cross sectional study aimed at determining: the factors that lead to r...

Challenges Associated With Spinal Trauma Cases In Radiography. A Case Study Of University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), National Othorpedic Hospital Enugu (NOHE) And Enugu State Univer

This research work was aimed at assessing the challenges that are associated with spinal trauma cases in radiography using UNTH, NOHE and ESUTH as case study.It is a non experimental, questionnaire based research. A total of 48 questionnaires were filled and returned and the respondents were radiographers including interns and youth corpers.This result of the research showed various challenges that radiographers encounter while examining patients with spinal trauma. Some of the challenges inc...

Comparison Of The Efficacy Of Bowel Preparation Regimens For Intravenous Urography In Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki And Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu

This work is a comparison of the efficacy of bowel preparation regimen used in two teaching hospitals: Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu and Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki. It is geared towards finding out the cause of poor visualisation of the renal tract after bowel preparation, to find a permanent solution to waste of time and resources for both the patient and the hospital. With the results obtained there will be a better visualisation of the renal tract in an IVU investig...

Analysis Of The Common Ultrasound Findings In Patients With Pelvic Pain

This research is aimed at assessing the common ultrasound findings in patient with pelvic pain. A retrospective study was done in Enugu scan centre, Ket, life chart and St.Michael diagnostic centres in Enugu. 1044 patients were scanned for pelvic pain from September 2010 to September 2011. The sonographic report showed that 442(42.34%) had uterine pathologies, 332(31.80%) had ovarian pathologies, 108(10.34%) had colon pathologies, 95(9.10%) had bladder problems and 67(6.42%) had prostate path...


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