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Acute Pancreatitis – Guidelines to Management

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.193
Pages: 
10–7

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Accepted: 
08 Dec, 2018
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e-Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Should Delayed Cholecystectomy Following Acute Calculous Cholecystitis Be Discouraged in a Resource-restricted Setting?

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.006
Pages: 
388–92
Synopsis: 
Even in a resource-restricted setting, delayed cholecystectomy following acute calculous cholecystitis results in delays in definitive management with ensuing complications during the waiting period. Early cholecystectomy should be encouraged.

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Background: Early cholecystectomy for acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC) reduces hospital stay and complications during the waiting period. The purpose of this study is to establish the patterns of management of ACC at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) and to evaluate the advantages of early versus delayed cholecystectomy.

Accepted: 
02 Apr, 2014
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e-Published: 27 Apr, 2015

The Mode of Presentation and Treatment of Acute Osteomyelitis in Children in a New Nigerian Teaching Hospital

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.489
Synopsis: 
An original retrospective study of mode of presentation and treatment of acute osteomyelitis in a Nigeria hospital. Study is to find the reason(s) why children are presenting with complications of the acute osteomyelitis in the out-patient clinic.

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Objective:  Complications seen in the out-patient clinic like chronic osteomyelitis, pathological fractures and limb length discrepancies especially in a 5year old girl with 5cm shorten right lower limb as a complication of untreated acute osteomyelitis stimulated this study. Objective is to find mode of presentation and treatment, reasons why a treatable and probably curable disease could lead devastating outcome and to make suggestions for prevention of such occurrence.

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 02 Feb, 2017

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