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Observer Variability in Sonographic Measurement of Kidney Sizes among Children in Benin-City, Nigeria

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.262
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In this prospective cross-sectional study, ultrasonography was used to repeatedly measure kidney sizes by different observers in order to determine the level of inconsistency within and between replicate measurements of kidney size by a single and different observers. Replicate sonographic measurements by a single observer are more consistent, and therefore, more reliable than replicate measurements by different observers.
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Aim: To assess the level of inconsistency in replicating sonographic kidney size measurements in a population of healthy Nigerian children.
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17 Dec, 2013
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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Protein and Liver Function Changes Following Body Irradiation: 'A Research Needs' for Further Exploration in Present Day Man-made Environmental Changes

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.037
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771–2
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e-Published: 08 Apr, 2013
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