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Body Mass Index and Smoking Status as Predictors of Progression to Surgery and Complications and Postoperative Pain in Non-traumatic Back Pain Patients

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.028
Pages: 
409–15
Synopsis: 
Positive smoking history leads to an increased risk of patients with non-traumatic back pain progressing to surgery. Surgical patients also have a higher postoperative complication rate. Higher body mass index leads to an increased risk of complication and postoperative pain.

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12 May, 2017
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e-Published: 24 May, 2017

Delayed and Extensive Spinal Block Following Epidural Anaesthesia

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.251
Pages: 
387–8

The Editor,

Sir,

Total spinal anaesthesia, with concomitant symptoms of hypotension and hypoventilation, is a rare but life-threatening complication of epidural block, which is usually abrupt. Here, we reported an unexpected case of delayed and extensive spinal block following epidural anaesthesia. 

Revised: 
12 Dec, 2014
Accepted: 
07 Jan, 2015
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e-Published: 22 Jul, 2015

Complications of Mandibular Fracture: Study of the Treatment Methods in Calabar, Nigeria

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.150
Pages: 
349–53
Synopsis: 
This study of complications of mandibular fractures according to the method of treatment used for the management shows that the older methods of treatment can still be relied upon in modern day practice.

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Objective: The plethora of techniques available for the treatment of mandibular fractures suggests that there is controversy regarding their definitive outcome. The purpose of this study was to clinically study the complications associated with the different treatment methods of mandibular fractures at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Nigeria.

Accepted: 
27 Aug, 2013
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e-Published: 08 May, 2014

Rare Malpositions Following Insertion of the Left Jugular Vein Catheterization: Case Reports and Literature Review

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.293

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Accepted: 
12 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 11 Dec, 2015

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Oral Piercing And Its Complications in Two Serbian Youth: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.161
Pages: 
838–43

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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2013

Syndromic Association of Pyloric Atresia and Epidermolysis Bullosa (Carmi Syndrome) – Case Report

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DOI: 
Doi:10.7727/wimj.2012.044
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149–51

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Accepted: 
08 Feb, 2012
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e-Published: 16 May, 2013

Characteristics, Complications and Outcome of Patients Treated with Automated Peritoneal Dialysis at the Peritoneal Dialysis Unit, University Hospital of the West Indies

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Pages: 
312–8
Synopsis: 
Infection and cardiovascular diseases were leading causes of morbidity and hence intensive management of cardiovascular risk factors and prompt recognition and treatment of sepsis are recommended.

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Objective: To characterize and evaluate complications and outcomes of the patients treated with automated peritoneal dialysis (PD) at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), Jamaica.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013
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