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: January, 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

Mixed Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infection with acute viral hepatitis in two brothers: A rare occurrence

  Two brothers aged 14 and 17 years presented in our emergency department with complaints of fever and yellowish discoloration of eyes and urine for 6 and 10 days, respectively. They had similar clinical presentation, examination findings, laboratory biochemical derangements and positive results for rapid tests of Plasmodium falciparum and vivax species along with IgMEnzyme-linked...

Author(s): Neeraj Varyani, Sunny Garg, Kamlakar Tripathi, Lalit Prashant Meena, Uma Shankar Rath, Sourav Mishra and Garima Gupta

January 2012

Ultrasound image acquisition by a personal computer- Application of artificial neural network

  Traditional  probes  consist  of  40  to  60  crystals  each attached  to a pin attached  to a specialized cable of minimum 2  to 3 m. Each crystal has piezoelectric properties.   To capture  images by personal computers to  improve  accessibility  and  reduce  the  cost  of  having ...

Author(s): Mitra Ahmad Soltani-MD, MS

January 2012

A survey of hepatitis B and C virus prevalence in human immunodeficiency virus positive patients in a tertiary health institution in North Eastern Nigeria

  Co-infection of hepatotropic virus(es), with HIV has been associated with a reduced survival rate, an increased risk of progression to severe liver disease, and an increased risk of hepatotoxicity associated with active antiretroviral therapy. Information regarding prevalence of HBV and HCV co-infection with HIV in Nigeria is limited. This study was designed to determine the seroprevalence of...

Author(s): Ballah Akawu Denue, Babajide Ajayi, Abubakar Usman Abja, Abubakar Abdullahi Bukar, Cecilia Akawu, Ernest Ekong and Mohammed Bashir Alkali