American Journal of Health Research

Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014

  • Ultrasound Quantification of Kidneys Length and Width to Establish Normal Values in Healthy Sudanese School Aged Children

    Caroline Edward Ayad, Maha Nouri, Elsafi Ahmed Abdalla, Samih Awad Kajoak

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 84-88
    Received: Mar. 06, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 10, 2014
    Published: Apr. 30, 2014
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    Abstract: Changes in renal morphology are apparent by many pathologies. The objectives of this study were to characterize the kidneys of Sudanese school aged children sonographically, and correlate with their demographic indices, as well as to establish a local reference of normal values. A total of 215 healthy children were included, 104 (48.4%) were males ... Show More
  • Maternal Ophthalmic Artery Doppler Indices in Type 1 Diabetes during Pregnancy

    Gehan Abdelhaleim Abdelhaleim Ahmed, Elsafi Ahmed Abdalla, Caroline Edward Ayad

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 89-92
    Received: Mar. 10, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 16, 2014
    Published: Apr. 30, 2014
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    Abstract: This Study aimed to assess the Doppler indices for ophthalmic artery in type 1diabetic pregnant ladies. Inclusion criteria were 15diabetic pregnant ladies, their ages were (30-39), 14 healthy pregnant non diabetic ladies aged (30-37), and 15 healthy non pregnant non diabetic subjects aged (30-41) were selected as control group. Pregnant ladies with... Show More
  • Vertebral Distribution of Pott's Disease of the Spine among Adult Sudanese Patients in Khartoum, Sudan

    Elwathiq Khalid Ibrahim, Elbashir Gusm Elbari Ahmed, Nour Eldaim Elnoman Elbadawi, Mamoun Majzoub Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 93-96
    Received: Feb. 28, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2014
    Published: May 10, 2014
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    Abstract: This was a cross-sectional hospital-based study conducted at Neurology Department, Shaab Teaching Hospital, Khartoum in a period of two years. The aim of the study was to determine the most affected region of the spine in adult Sudanese patients with Pott's disease. Hundred patients with clinical suspicion of spinal TB were enrolled in the study. C... Show More
  • Prevalence of External Genital Abnormalities among Secondary School Pupils in Ekiti State, Nigeria

    Adegun Patrick Temi, Bamidele James Olusegun, Areo Peter Olufemi, Ajayi Akande Oladimeji, Ajayi Ebenezer Adekunle

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 97-101
    Received: Apr. 14, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 30, 2014
    Published: May 10, 2014
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    Abstract: BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY: There is paucity of information on the prevalence of external genital abnormalities in Nigeria particularly in Ekiti State. This study was designed to determine the prevalence of external genital abnormalities among primary school pupils in Ekiti State. Patients and Methods: This was a descriptive, cross sectional... Show More
  • Correlation of Symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome in Indian Set-Up

    Preeti Garg, Prithpal S Matreja, Prem P Khosla, Lovepreet Kaur, Praveen Mohan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014
    Pages: 102-105
    Received: Apr. 19, 2014
    Accepted: May 10, 2014
    Published: May 20, 2014
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    Abstract: Premenstrual symptoms (PMS) occur very commonly and cause a negative impact on the overall quality of life of the women. These symptoms cause distress, depression and strain interpersonal relationships. Little is known about PMS in India hence, this study was designed to know the prevalence of these symptoms and any correlation between them in adul... Show More