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Una AF

Department of Pediatrics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    The Burden and Outcome of Pediatric Renal Admissions at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki: A 3‑year Review (2011–2013)
    Author(s): Muoneke VU*, Una AF, Eke CB and Anyanwu OU

    Background: Renal diseases are important causes of morbidity and mortality in children worldwide particularly in the resourceâ??poor countries of subâ??Saharan Africa. Adequate data on these diseases in children in our setting are limited as a result of late/nonpresentation. Aim: The aim of the study is to review the pattern and outcome of pediatric renal admissions at the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETH) Abakaliki over a 3â??year period. Subjects and Methods: This was a retrospective observational review of all childhood renal admissions in FETH, Abakaliki, Ebonyi state between 2011 and 2013. Relevant clinical data extracted from the hospital records included patientsâ?? biodata, presenting symptom(s), examination finding (s), laboratory investigation results as well as treatment and outcome using a semiâ??structured questionnaire. Data collected were analyzed us.. Read More»

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