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: February 2009; 1(2)

February 2009

Granulomatous inflammation in lymph nodes draining cancer: A coincidence or a significant association!

Granulomatous inflammation is considered to be an immune mechanism against infections or certain non-neoplastic conditions. Rarely granuloma formation may be noted in neoplastic disorders also. However a granulomatous response in the lymph nodes draining cancers is unusual. Such granulomas may sometimes show tumour cells in their centre. The exact cause of this phenomenon is not known but an immunologic reaction to...

Author(s): Alka Bhatia, Yashwant kumar and Anjali Solanki Kathpalia

February 2009

Bacteriology of automobile accident wounds infection

Purulent materials were collected aseptically with the aid of sterile swab sticks from Forty (40) patients with automobile accident wounds at University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH) and James Accident and Bone Victim Hospital (JABH) in Uyo. These samples were examined microbiologically for the presence of aerobic bacteria and the susceptibility of these organisms to different conventional antibiotics was assessed...

Author(s): Akinjogunla, O. J., Adegoke, A. A., Mboto, C. I., Chukwudebelu, I. C. and Udokang, I. P.

February 2009

Isolation and characterization of a new chalcone from the leaves of Heteropyxis natalensis

Chromatographic analysis of the defatted dichloromethane extract of the leaves ofHeteropyxis natalensis afforded the isolation of (E)-1-(2’,4’-dihydroxy, 5’-methoxy, 3’-methylphenyl)-3-phenylprop-2-en-1-one (R1 = Me; R2 = OH; R3 = OMe; R4 = H) a  chalcone. The structure of this compound was established by its spectroscopic data-1D, 2D-NMR, EIMS and HR-EIMS. Key...

Author(s): Adesanwo, J. K., Shode, F. O., Aiyelaagbe, O., Oyede, R. T. and Baijnath, H.

February 2009

Biofeedback application for somatoform disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children

Biofeedback is a modern computer-related technique used mainly for assessment and therapy of psychophysiological disorders. The influx of about 800 patients per year with stress related disorders is the cause of extensive clinical use of biofeedback in our Department. In this article some results obtained with electrodermal (EDR) and electroencephalography (EEG) biofeedback in the assessment and therapy of children with...

Author(s): Nada Pop-Jordanova