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Radiological Abnormalities and Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.203
Pages: 
497–502
Synopsis: 
This study investigated the association of radiological abnormalities and asymptomatic bacteriuria in patients with sickle cell disease. No association was seen and there was no increased risk of symptomatic urinary tract infections in these patients.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) in sickle cell disease (SCD) in Jamaica is 5.3%. This study sought to determine the association between ASB and anatomical urological abnormalities and symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Accepted: 
14 Mar, 2017
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e-Published: 05 Oct, 2017

Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Bilateral Ulnar Nerve Subluxation Due to Fitness Training

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.585
Pages: 
583-84

 

The Editor,

Sir,

In this letter, we present a patient with bilateral ulnar nerve subluxation which is very rare. We used ultrasonography for the diagnosis.

Accepted: 
02 Feb, 2016
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e-Published: 31 Mar, 2016

Right Internal Jugular Ultrasound Measurements during the Respiratory Cycle in Children

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.540
Synopsis: 
Point of care ultrasound could be useful as a non-invasive objective measure of throughout the respiratory cycle. The right internal jugular vein diameter can be reliably measured during the respiratory cycle; measures are larger with head turned 45 degrees leftward.

ABSTRACT

Background: Point of care ultrasound could be useful as a non-invasive objective measure of throughout the respiratory cycle. 

Objective: To determine the reliability of measurements of the right internal jugular vein (RIJV).

Accepted: 
03 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 27 Jan, 2017

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Ultrasound Scanning of the Proximal Plexus in Diabetic Cervical Radiculoplexopathy

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.031
Pages: 
208–9

The Editor,

Sir,

A 55-year-old man was seen for severe neck pain, numbness in his right upper limb and right shoulder limitation for the last 2-3 weeks. His medical history revealed hyperlipidaemia, smoking (10 packs/year) and diabetes mellitus (DM) Type II. He had also been hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis one month ago. 

Accepted: 
13 Feb, 2014
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e-Published: 06 May, 2014
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