Works Under Medical Radiography And Radiological Sciences

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE SENSITIVITY OF CT AND MRI IN STROKE PATIENTS

ABSTRACTControversy exists about the optimal imaging modality in patients with stroke. This work was carried out to optimally compare CT and MRI images in patients with stroke. ( A case study of  National Hospital, Abuja). A retrospective study of 54 stroke patients who underwent both CT scans and MRI scans at National Hospital, Abuja between January 2010 to March 2013 was conducted. Tables and T-test for hypothesis was used to analyse the data. CT is significantly more sensitive than MR...

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...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF PLAIN FILM AND ULTRASONOGRAPHY IN NONTRAUMATIC ACUTE ABDOMEN

ABSTRACTAcute abdomen might indicate a progressive intra-abdominal condition that is threatening to life or capable of causing severe morbidity.  A good history, thorough clinical examination, laboratory investigations and imaging studies are necessary in order to arrive at a correct diagnosis. A comparative study of the diagnostic accuracy of plain x-ray film abdomen and ultrasound was done on 173 cases of non traumatic acute abdomen in Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, (FETHA), Ebon...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF PLAIN FILM AND ULTRASONOGRAPHY IN NONTRAUMATIC ACUTE ABDOMEN, USING FEDERAL TEACHING HOSPITAL (FETHA), ABAKALIKI AS CASE STUDY

APPROVAL PAGE CERTIFICATION  DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page  iApproval page   iiCertification iiiDedication ivAcknowledgements vTable of contents viiList of Table  ixAbstract  xCHAPTER ONE:  INTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the Study  11.2 Statement of Problem  41.3 Main Objective  41.4 Specific Objectives  51.5 Significance of the Study  51.6 Scope of the Study&...

A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS IN MEDICAID RADIOLOGY WUSE II, ABUJA

DEDICATION CERTIFICATION PAGE  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTLIST OF TABLES                          Table 1: Age and gender distribution of patients for different years studiedTable 2: Distribution of mammography investigations according to patient’s clinical indicationTable 3: Distribution of patients according to indications and genderTable 4: Distribution of patients for different age grou...

A SURVEY OF PATIENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH RADIOLOGICAL SERVICES IN ENUGU METROPOLIS, EASTERN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe knowledge of patients to the services they should receive during radiological examinations is uncertain. The study is  aimed to assess the level of awareness/ knowledge possessed by patients in relation to the radiological services they should received, assess patients’ perceptions towards the booking and appointment system in the department, assess and know whether the attitude of staff (both at the reception and in the diagnostic room) in the department affects the level ...

A SURVEY OF THE ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS’ OPINION ON THE ROLE OF LUMBOSACRAL X-RAY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH LOW BACK PAIN

ABSTRACTThis study involved the orthopedic surgeons in Government Hospital in Enugu urban. The sampling technique used, being purposive sampling. A population of twenty (20) orthopedic surgeons was used and this included only senior registrars and consultant orthopedic surgeons. The source of data was primary, collected from orthopedic surgeons working at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) and National Orthopedic Hospital (NOHE), Enugu. All data were from self administered semi-st...

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...

AN ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS’ CO-OPERATION TOWARDS PRESENCE OF STUDENTS DURING RADIOLOGICAL EXAMINATIONS.

ABSTRACTA key element of education for radiography students is patients’ willingness to co-operate when a student is involved in their radiological procedures. Active participation of the student in patient care has been shown to be important for professional development of learners. The objective of this study is to determine the views of patients and associated factors influencing these views when students are incorporated into their radiological examinations. This study was conducted in ...

AN EVALUATION OF THE STATUS OF LIGHT BEAM DIAPHRAGM IN SOME GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENTS IN ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to evaluate the status of light beam diaphragm in government and private radiology departments in Enugu state. This was conducted using questionnaire and a quality assurance test method to check the beam alignment and collimator accuracy of x-ray equipment in radiology centers in Enugu state. The main objectives were to assess the status of LBDs, to assess if misalignment increases with increase in field size, to assess if radiographers in Enugu state apply col...


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