Works Under Medical Radiography And Radiological Sciences

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...

CHARACTERIZATION OF BREAST LESIONS SEEN DURING MAMMOGRAPHY AT UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL ENUGU

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out to characterize the variety of the breast lesion seen during mammography at UNTH and to establish the age distribution of the lesion at the time of presentation.This research is non descriptive study,222 secondary data was obtained from the patient request card and patient mammography result.This result shows that benign tumour is more common in our locality and it sub classified into fibroadenoma, cyst, lipoma mastitis, and it is presented at a...

COMMON FINDINGS IN HSG OF WOMEN ATTENDING INFERTILITY CLINICS AT THE FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, ASABA, DELTA STATE

ABSTRACT HSG is a commonly performed examination due to increasing popularity of reproductive medicine and infertility.  It plays an important role in evaluation of abnormities related to uterus and fallopian tubes.  This research work is a retrospective research study aimed at determining the common findings in hysterosalpingography at Federal Medical Centre Asaba, from May 2011 to April 2013.  The patients that met the inclusive criteria were those that were diagnosed to...

COMMON FINDINGS IN LIVER AND KIDNEYS OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING ULTRASOUND EXAMINATION IN ASABA NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to evaluate the common findings in the liver and kidney of patients undergoing ultrasound in Asaba urban. The objectives of the study were to evaluate the common findings in these organs and to correlate the findings with age. I had a total of 277 patients and some had two findings, one in the liver and another in the kidneys.Findings in the kidneys observed were hydronephrosis, nephropathy, renal cyst, renal fibrolipomatosis, nephrolithiasis, nephritis, pyelon...

COMMON MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS, IN UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, KWARA STATE

ABSTRACTObjective: To evaluate the common MRI findings in patients with neurologic disorders.Method: A retrospective study of 106 patients with neurologic disorders was carried out and their respective findings carefully tabulated according to their age and sex.Results: MRI showed small multifocal lesions hyperintense on T2 weighted images and FLAIR, with mild or no gadolinium enhancement, mainly in periventricular and subcortical regions, myelopaties in the cervical spines of some patients, ...

COMMON PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS IN PEDIATRICS CHEST RADIOGRAPHS

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research project is to define among all the pediatrics chest disorders which of them is a common finding in pediatrics chest radiographs at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, (UNTH) Ituku-ozalla,Enugu state.     This research is a retrospective study which documented the possible chest diseases,common chest pathology of the pediatrics and gender distribution of chest diseases from pediatrics chest radiographs.The study investigated all cases of ped...

COMMON RADIOGRAPHIC AND ULTRASOUND FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH INFERTILITY (A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL, ITUKU OZALLA ENUGU)

ABSTRACT  Standardized and comprehensive   hysterosalpingography and ultra-sonography has become an important tool in medical imaging approaches that constitute the mainstay of investigating female patients presenting with infertility. A retrospective study was carried out to evaluate the common radiographic and ultrasound   findings in female patients with infertility using hysterosalpingographic and ultrasound screening 186 cases were conveniently selected from the records of...

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RADIATION PROTECTION MEASURES IN GOVERNMENT OWNED HOSPITALS AND PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CENTERS IN ENUGU

ABSTRACTThis research work tends to assess “Comparative Analysis of Radiation Protection Measures in Government Owned Hospital and private Diagnostic Centers in Enugu”. The objectives of this research study includes: to investigate the effectiveness of radiation shielding by both government hospitals and private diagnostic centers while using it in medical practice. To examine the extent of exposure of radiation by government hospitals and private diagnostic centers. The researcher made u...

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE SPECTRAL SENSITIVITY OF MAMMOGRAPHY FILMS USED IN ENUGU METROPOLIS

ABSTRACTFilm sensitometry has become a valuable tool of determining the sensitometric parameters of films and film-screen performance. But in our locality, there seems to be no accurate data of sensitometric parameters of mammography films. This study compared the sensitometric parameters such as relative speed, maximum density, base plus fog density and average gradient (film contrast) of Begood and Agfa (HDR-C) mammography films.An experimental research design was adopted and two films Bego...


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