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Ovarıan Granulosa Cell Tumors: Evaluatıon of Clınıcal, Outcome and Reccurence Factors

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.354
Synopsis: 
The aim of the study was to determine the predictors for poor prognosis and to find out the effect of treatment strategies on survival functions in 37 cases of granulosa cell tumor diagnosis. Tumor differentiation is found to be a significant confounder for the disease recurrence after adjustment for the stage.

ABSTRACT

Objective: We aimed to determine the predictors for poor prognosis and to find out the effect of treatment strategies on survival functions

Methods: Thirty seven women with granulosa cell tumor were enrolled for the study between 2000 and 2013. All data was obtained from hospital prospectively collected databese.

Accepted: 
07 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 28 Jan, 2016

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The Impact of Trans-thoracic Ultrasound on Cardiac Injuries

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.319
Pages: 
258–61
Synopsis: 
his review demonstrates that cardiac injuries remain lethal, diagnosis is largely clinical and trans-thoracic ultrasound may be over-utilized, having little impact on clinical outcome of patients presenting with this injury.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the impact of trans-thoracic ultrasound (TTUS) in patients with chest trauma and potential cardiac injuries and to determine the outcome of patients with cardiac injury detected on TTUS.

Accepted: 
24 Feb, 2014
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e-Published: 17 Jul, 2014

Sociodemographic Determinants of Complicated Unsafe Abortions in a Semi-urban Nigerian Town: A Four-year Review

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Pages: 
163–7
Synopsis: 
Unfavourable sociodemographic factors are major determinants of the high incidence of unsafe abortion in the Niger Delta despite strict abortion laws. Concrete measures must be put in place to address these, as unsafe abortion and its complications are a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in this environment.


ABSTRACT

Background: Abortions performed by persons lacking the requisite skills or in environments lacking minimal medical standards or both are considered unsafe. It is estimated that over 20 million unsafe abortions are performed annually and about 70 000 women die globally as a result, with the majority occurring in the developing world. This study aims to determine the sociodemographic factors involved in complicated unsafe abortions.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

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

Issue: 
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.

ABSTRACT

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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