Medical Practice and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Med. Pract. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2596
  • DOI: 10.5897/MPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 44

Table of Content: September 2011; 2(5)

September 2011

Adult Nigerian with untreated tetralogy of fallot: A case report

Tetralogy of fallot (TOF) is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease. Unlike in the western world where adult TOF is a rarity, in the developing countries without cardiac surgical centers and inadequate medical treatment, patients die early, so adult untreated TOF is worth reporting. A 23 year old man presented with chest pains of 18 months, exertional dyspnea, palpitations and a history of squatting...

Author(s): Uchenna D. I., Jesuorobo D. E. and Anyalaechi

September 2011

Cubital tunnel syndrome resulted from delayed intraneural hematoma of ulnar nerve

Cubital tunnel syndrome is the second most common peripheral compression neuropathy in adults. Close correlation between elbow trauma and cubital tunnel syndrome has been reported before. Factors causing cubital tunnel syndrome as a result of trauma may involve regional hemorrhages, edema, fibrosis, bone fracture, or displacement of bone fracture fragments into the cubital tunnel, causing narrowing of the tunnel. The...

Author(s): Yunqin Xu, Yazhong Zhu, Shuiyun Feng and Zaiyue Liang