European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2018

  • Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction in Aba Nigeria

    Samuel Chidi Ekpemo, Nneka Okoronkwo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2018
    Pages: 69-72
    Received: Oct. 30, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2018
    Published: Jan. 22, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ejcbs.20180406.11
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    Abstract: Background: Intestinal obstruction in the neonate is a common indication for neonatal emergency surgery. Failure to pass meconium by a full-term neonate within the first 24 hours of life should raise a suspicion of bowel obstruction. The objective of this study was to determine pattern of presentation, diagnosis and outcome of management of intesti... Show More
  • Avulsion Fractures of the Bilateral Tibial Tuberosity in an Adolescent: A Case Report and Literatures Review

    Teik Chiang Goh, AR Abdul Halim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2018
    Pages: 73-75
    Received: Dec. 18, 2018
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2018
    Published: Jan. 25, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ejcbs.20180406.12
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    Abstract: Bilateral tibial tuberosity avulsion fractures are rare and occur mainly in adolescent males during vigorous quadriceps contraction especially during aggressive contact sports activities. So far, only ten simultaneous bilateral tibial tuberosity fractures have been reported. We report the case of a 14-year-old male who avulsed both tibial tuberosit... Show More