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: September 2012; 4(7)

September 2012

Correlation of serum free thyroxine with components of metabolic syndrome in euthyroid South Asian men and women

  Metabolic syndrome is a combination of risk factors for cardiovascular disease, whose prevalence is rising rapidly. Recently, a few studies have suggested that serum thyroxine, even in the reference range, may be associated with components of metabolic syndrome. However, this issue remains to be settled and has not been explored in the Pakistani population. So, we aimed to determine serum free thyroxine level...

Author(s): Muhammad Shahzad Saleem, Khurshid Ahmad Khan and Javed Akram

September 2012

The prevalence and management of hypertension in a population of adults with type 2 diabetes in the Adamawa Region (Cameroon): A retrospective analysis

  This study aimed to assess the prevalence, treatment and control of hypertension in adult Cameroonian population in Adamawa with type 2 diabetes. Medical files of patients under follow-up at the hypertension and diabetes Unit of the Ngaoundéré Regional Hospital (Adamawa Region, Cameroon) were evaluated over one year period from January 2008 to January 2009. Medical follow-up consisted of a...

Author(s): Olivier Pancha, Adonis Koona Koona, Euloge Yiagnigni and Pierre Ndobo,

September 2012

Signet ring carcinoma of the esophagogastric junction in a Nigerian man

  Globally, the majority of cancers of the esophagogastric junction are adenocarcinomas. Of the four histological subtypes, the signet ring carcinomas are rare. There is a dearth of reports of this relatively rare histological finding from patients in sub-Saharan Africa. We present such a case in 69 year old Nigerian with advanced malignant disease.   Key word: Signet ring carcinoma,...

Author(s): Aderemi O. Oluyemi, Fatimah B. Abdulkareem and Nicholas A. Awolola