International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: 12 October 2011; 3(10)

October 2011

Volumetric measurements and anatomical variants of paranasal sinuses of Africans (Nigerians) using dry crania

  The aim is to determine the volume of each sinus and to highlight the anatomical variants that are common in Nigerians’ dry crania. Twenty- four dried skulls of Nigerians from which the temporal bones had earlier been dissected were studied. A 0° sinus endoscopy (Telescope) was utilized to visualize the paranasal sinuses and their degree of pneumatization was noted. Vernier caliper was employed to...

Author(s): Amusa Y. B., Eziyi J. A. E., Akinlade O., Famurewa O. C., Adewole S. A., Nwoha P. U.and Ameye S. A.

October 2011

Prevalence of stunting among school children of Government Urdu Higher Primary Schools in Azad Nagar and its surrounding area, Bangalore

  Children are the future of the country. In India, children under 15 years of age constitute about 40% of the population. School children constitute a large pool of children of this age group. Nutritional status is a major component of school health services. The objectives of the study are (1) To assess the prevalence of stunting among school children of Government Urdu Higher Primary Schools (GUHPS) in Azad...

Author(s): Izharul Hasan, Mohd Zulkifle, and Abdul Haseeb Ansari

October 2011

Serum markers as better predictors than Ranson, Imrie, and APACHE II systems in identifying the severity of acute pancreatitis

  The aim of this paper is to evaluate the predictability of various scoring systems and serum markers in the assessment of the severity of acute pancreatitis. All consecutive patients with acute pancreatitis were prospectively studied. Body mass index was measured at the time of admission. The demographic data, etiology, mean hospital; stay, clinical, radiological, biochemical findings, morbidity, and...

Author(s): Abdu Hassan Alzobydi, Salman Yousuf Guraya and Shaista Salman

October 2011

Ethnozoological study of traditional medicinal animals used by the people of Kafta-Humera District, Northern Ethiopia

  Zootherapy is the healing of human ailments by using therapeutics based medicines obtained from animals. The present study reports the use of drugs of animal origin that have been practiced by the people of Kunama in Kafta-Humera district, Northern Ethiopia. Ethnozoological data was collected from 30 traditional healers who were selected based on their experience and recognition as experts from September to...

Author(s): Gidey Yirga, Mekonen Teferi and Yemane Gebreslassea

October 2011

Computational design of cardiac activity

  Cardiovascular physics is an interdisciplinary research area where the ideas and methods from mathematics, physics, and biology are synergistically applied for advanced medical diagnosis. The research on cardiac activity includes the development of efficient quantitative techniques and theoretical approaches, as well as the use of mathematical reasoning to gain insight into the cardiovascular system. However,...

Author(s): Md. Shoaibur Rahman