International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Interleukin 4 (IL-4) in Urinary Schistosomiasis as a Diagnostic Biomarker During Its Reinfection- A Review

    Aigbogun Edwin Ighodaro, Mohammed Sani Sambo Datsugwai, Umar Nabeela Bello, Afangide Christopher Stephen

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 57-60
    Received: 16 August 2017
    Accepted: 5 September 2017
    Published: 10 October 2017
    Abstract: Urinary schistosomiasis is caused by Schistosoma heamatobium worm and it is most common source of haematuria (blood in urine) worldwide. This disease has long been recognized as serious public health to man especially in countries like Nigeria, Egypt, with currently more than 790 million people at risk. Since IL-4 stimulates IgE production, the hyp... Show More
  • Prevalence of Caesarean Section Deliveries Among Primigravidae in General Hospital Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria

    Emmanuel Okechukwu Chukwu, Chinasa Joy Ekeh, Habu Haruna, Terkuma Chia, Terna Mesuur Fiase

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 61-65
    Received: 1 March 2017
    Accepted: 21 March 2017
    Published: 18 October 2017
    Abstract: The purpose of the study was to assess the prevalence of caesarean-section among primigravida in general hospital Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. The study was a hospital-based cross-sectional retrospective survey conducted from January 2016-December 2016. The target population comprised all the primigravida within the age of 16-45 who underwent caesa... Show More
  • The Trochanteric Wing of the Zweymüller Femoral Stem does Not Affect Rotational Stability: An Experimental Study Using a Resin Bone Model

    Tomonori Shigemura, Takanori Omae, Shigeru Mitsuhashi, Yasuaki Murata, Yohei Yamamoto, Takashi Sato, Ryuto Tsuchiya, Yuichi Wada, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Michihiro Fujiwara

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 66-70
    Received: 28 June 2017
    Accepted: 17 July 2017
    Published: 23 October 2017
    Abstract: The Preserve stem is a modified Zweymüller femoral stem that omits the trochanteric wing. Omission of the trochanteric wing of the prosthesis might influence its rotational stability, but, there are no reports about the rotational stability of a modified Zweymüller femoral stem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the trochan... Show More