Uzozie Chikere Ofoego
College of Health Sciences, Bahrain
Publications 4
s: Aim: The aim of the research was to investigate the relationship between body mass index and knee alignment angle using non-radiographic methods, and to propose a regression equation to define the relationship.Method: A total of 300 students (200 males, 100 females) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi campus participated in the study. Knee alignment was measured using body landmarks (umbilicus, right knee and right second toe) with a goniometer and calliper; the body mass index was also deter...
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#2Kosisochukwu E Umeasalugo (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
Last.Chibuzor George Edokwe (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 1
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Objectives: The mental foramen is an important anatomical and clinical landmark for undertaking a successful mental nerve anesthetic block during clinical and surgical procedures in the mandibular and mental region. This study was aimed at studying and documenting the position, shape and direction of opening of the mental foramen in dry mandibles in South-Eastern Nigeria. Methods: 66 dry adult human mandibles obtained from the region of study were used and the parameters visually examined. The p...
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Abstract: Objectives: The present study aimed at measuring the length and width of the head and face of children under the age of six years in Anambra state, a South Eastern state of Nigeria. Data obtained was used to calculate their respective craniofacial indices. Methods: Four hundred and fifty four children (226 males and 228 females) below the age of six were randomly sampled from pre-nursery and nursery schools. Subjects with signs of deformities or history of head and facial injuries and ...
The aim of this histological study is to determine the effect of yaji (a Nigerian meat sauce that is indiscriminately consumed) on the anterior pituitary gland based on the fact that there is evidence that some of its constituents have excitotoxic and neurotoxic potentials. Eighteen weeks old white albino rats of an average weight of 225g were used for this study. The animals were acclimatized for two weeks and the test substance was administered for eight weeks and weighed on weekly basis. Twen...