James Ayodele Ogunmodede

James Ayodele Ogunmodede
University of Ilorin | unilorin · Department of Medicine

MBBS, Masters in Health Plan & Mgt, FWACP

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Background: Several observational reports from different parts of the world have shown that systemic hypertension (hyperten-sion) was the single commonest comorbid condition in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Hypertension is also the most prevalent comorbidity reported among patients who developed severe disease, were admitted to Intensive Care Uni...
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Background Stroke is a leading cause of disability and mortality worldwide, but little is known about the contribution of secondhand smoke exposure (SHSE) to stroke epidemiology among indigenous Africans. Objective To evaluate the association of SHSE with stroke among indigenous Africans. Methods We analyzed the relationship of SHSE with stroke a...
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The success of deep learning over the traditional machine learning techniques in handling artificial intelligence application tasks such as image processing, computer vision, object detection, speech recognition, medical imaging and so on, has made deep learning the buzz word that dominates Artificial Intelligence applications. From the last decade...
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Heart failure (HF) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Despite the advancement in its treatment the rate of rehospitalization of patients after treatment for HF is still high around the world. Studies assessing rehospitalization rates of HF patients are few in Nigeria. The objective of the study was to determine the 180-day rehos...
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Objective: The COVID-19 pandemic has had tremendous effect on the medical and scientific community. Measures instituted to curb the spread of the disease such as physical distancing and ban on large gatherings have significantly altered conferencing activities of medical professional associations. With no end in sight to the pandemic, it is certain...
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Background: In order to reduce COVID-19 transmission and protect healthcare workers, the outpatient departments (OPDs) in many hospitals worldwide were closed down in the early days of the pandemic. Patients being managed for chronic medical illnesses who subsequently suffered reduced access to healthcare have been described as "the patients left...
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Aim: This study aimed to compare the effect of spinal anesthesia on QT interval in severe pre-eclamptic and normotensive parturients who underwent cesarean section in a Nigerian tertiary hospital. Patients and methods: Twelve-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) was obtained before, and at intervals after spinal anaesthesia on fifty severe pre-eclamptic...
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COVID-19 and Mental Health in Nigeria: Three Proposals for Integration Mental Health Services into COVID- 19 Response. A.J. Ogunmodede, J.A. Ogunmodede, O.I.N. Buhari, O.A. Adegunloye
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Background and Purpose To identify the qualitative and quantitative contributions of conventional risk factors for occurrence of ischemic stroke and its key pathophysiologic subtypes among West Africans. Methods The SIREN (Stroke Investigative Research and Educational Network) is a multicenter, case-control study involving 15 sites in Ghana and Ni...
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Introduction: Although the usefulness of plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) in early diagnosis of heart failure has been extensively studied, its value in predicting outcome of these patients has not been fully determined, particularly among African patients. Objective: This study was aimed to evaluating the prognostic implications of pre-di...
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Background Abnormal blood pressure dipping pattern has been associated left ventricular hypertrophy among Africans with systemic hypertension. However, more studies are required to show whether abnormal blood pressure (BP) dipping patterns are associated with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in healthy normotensive patients. This study determined...
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Introduction: Globally, governments have enforced protective measures of social distancing to prevent COVID-19 spread. The lifestyles of public have essentially transformed due to these actions. This study evaluates the effects of COVID-19 on connections and behavior/life adaptations. Objectives: Changes in life style and behavior in COVID-19-Pande...
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Introduction: metabolic syndrome portends an increased risk of cardiovascular events and death. Evidence showed that healthcare workers are at higher risk of cardiovascular events because of their engagement in night-shift work. Therefore, this study determined the association between metabolic syndrome and healthcare work status in Ekiti State, N...
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Background Abnormal blood pressure dipping pattern has been associated left ventricular hypertrophy among Africans with systemic hypertension. However, more studies are required to show whether abnormal blood pressure (BP) dipping patterns are associated with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in healthy normotensive patients. This study determined...
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Introduction: Abnormal blood pressure (BP) dipping patterns are associated with increased cardiovascular risk among Africans. This study determined the association between BP dipping patterns and hypertension-mediated organ damage among patients with newly-diagnosed hypertension.Methods: Ambulatory BP monitoring and echocardiography were carried ou...
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Objectives: Heart failure (HF) is an important cause of hospital admission in Nigeria. HF is increasingly prevalent because the population is aging and HF epidemiology is changing. We aimed at profiling the socio-demographic, clinical and echocardiographic (Echo) characteristics of patients admitted for acute HF. This is one of the largest cohorts...
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Aims: We studied the patient characteristics, intra-hospital outcomes and factors associated with intra-hospital mortality in patients admitted for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) in our centre using data from the Ilorin Heart failure Registry. Study design: Prospective Observational Methodology: All the 22 confirmed PPCM patients admitted between...
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Objectives: This study was aimed at assessing the knowledge and attitude of students of a tertiary institution in North-Central Nigeria about peptic ulcer disease (PUD)Methodology: Three hundred students of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, were recruited using a multistage sampling method. Asemi-structured questionnaire was used to obtain socio...
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Introduction Caregiver support groups provide an avenue for interactions among the caregivers of the mentally ill, where they share their fears, hopes and uncertainties about their ill relatives. They are a means to be “heard” by care providers, a platform for psychoeducation as well as an avenue for participation in clinical decision making and fo...
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Introduction Lock-down restrictions were introduced in most countries of the world at the onset COVID-19 pandemic. It was associated with serious implications for healthcare delivery, with affectation of access to medical services for patients with chronic medical conditions. It is important to assess the impact of this on the subjective feeling of...
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Availability of low-cost, reliable, and portable Electrocardiography (ECG) devices is still very important in the medical world today. Despite the tremendous technological advancement, Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) remain a serious health burden claiming millions of lives on an annual basis globally. This is more prevalent in Low and Middle-Income...
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There has been an age-long controversy on whether white coat hypertension (WCH) is associated with end organ damage or not. Hence, the presence of left ventricular hypertrophy was assessed in individuals with WCH. This study determined the association between WCH and left ventricular hypertrophy among adult Nigerians. A total of 88 participants con...
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Introduction: The female doctor apart from being affected by the same variables that impose stress on the general population is also prone to stress because of the peculiarities of medical practice and the socio-cultural demands on them by virtue of their gender. Objectives: This study was aimed at assessing the personal, work-stress as well as fam...
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Background Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of mortality worldwide. Hence, awareness of cardiovascular risk factors is an essential step towards effective reduction of the disease burden. This study determined the knowledge and prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Staff of Ekiti State University. Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. Metho...
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Pentalogy of Fallot is a congenital cardiac defect comprising infundibular stenosis of the pulmonary artery, overriding aorta, ventricular septal defect, right ventricular hypertrophy and atrial septal defect. It is one of the most common cyanotic congenital heart defects with detrimental consequences if left untreated. We present the case of a 25-...
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Background: Caregivers play an important role in the management and care of individuals with chronic medical conditions. This is because; they provide emotional, physical, financial as well as spiritual support to their wards. However, the process of caregiving is usually associated with feelings of burden and psychological distress. Methods: Th...
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Background: Failure to diagnose and adequately classify newly-diagnosed hypertensive patients may lead to non-recognition of White Coat Hypertension (WCH) and inappropriate use of antihypertensive medications. This study determined the prevalence and predictors of white coat hypertension among newly-diagnosed hypertensive patients in a tertiary he...
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Background: Colorectal polyps, especially adenomas, are known as precursors of colorectal carcinomas. This study was aimed at determining the prevalence and histopathologic characteristics of colonic polyps among Nigerians that underwent colonoscopy at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria. The authors also determined the poly...
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Background: In sub-Saharan Africa, hypertension and diabetes mellitus (type II) remain major causes of cardiovascular disease. The prevalence of hypertension and diabetes remain high in Nigeria while the initial and follow-up management are almost entirely hospital-based. This constitutes huge financial burden not only to the patients, care givers...
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Background HAART has improved survival of HIV patients. Its contribution to the development of new cardiovascular abnormalities has generated much interest. This study aimed at determining the prevalence of QTc prolongation among HIV patients and determining the influence if any of the use of HAART on the QTc and on the risk of having QTc prolongat...
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Introduction: The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection remains one of the most daunting public health challenges today. Cardiac involvement in HIV/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is frequent and has been recognized on autopsy since the emergence of the pandemic. The objective of the study was to assess the pattern of structural...
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Introduction: The usual care for hypertension within hospital setting in Nigeria is typified by high default rate, medication non-adherence, poor medical outcomes and poor health related quality of life. Globally only few studies have tried to implement home based interventions on hypertension and cardiovascular diseases with the view to address th...
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Objectives: Dyspepsia is a common gastrointestinal (GI) symptom which impacts negatively on quality of life, workplace efficiency and overall productivity. Many studies on dyspepsia in our environment are hospital based, but being a complaint frequently treated first by self-medication before presentation to the hospital, such studies may underesti...
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Introduction: Hypertension and diabetes are the two most common non-communicable diseases seen in outpatient clinics in Sub-Saharan Africa. Promoting medication adherence is a major clinical hurdle to be crossed in reducing the premature morbidity and mortality associated with these diseases. This study explored factors that predict medication adhe...
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Background: Hypertension and diabetes are the two most important modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Nigerian population. Because of the lifelong nature of the two diseases and the attendant long treatment regimen required, assessing the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important outcome of these diseases. Obj...
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Introduction: In sub-Saharan Africa hypertension and Diabetics remain major causes of cardiovascular disease. The prevalence of hypertension and Diabetes remain high in Nigeria while their management remain entirely hospital-based through follow-up visits by the patients. This has been shown to constitute huge financial burden to patients, care gi...
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Introduction: Hypertension and Diabetes are the two most common non-communicable chronic conditions seen in outpatient clinics in sub-Saharan Africa. Promoting medication adherence is a major clinical hurdle to be crossed in reducing the premature morbidity and mortality associated with poor medical outcome management among hypertensive and diabet...
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Background: Cardio-vascular disease (CVD) is now on the increase. The precise diagnosis of CVD is of immense clinical importance to the cardiac surgeons, pathologist and also for cardiologists. However, information on normal values for various cardio-vascular structures in Nigeria, a country with the highest population of blacks in the world is spa...
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Background: Cardio-vascular disease (CVD) is now on the increase. The precise diagnosis of CVD is of immense clinical importance to the cardiac surgeons, pathologist and also for cardiologists. However, information on normal values for various cardio-vascular structures in Nigeria, a country with the highest population of blacks in the world is spa...
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This study aimed at reviewing cases of myocardial infarction managed between January 2006 and June 2009. Records of all patients managed for acute MI during the period were studied. Diagnosis was based on presence of ischemic type of chest discomfort, serial electrocardiographic (ECG) changes compatible with MI, a rise in troponin I level and echoc...
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Contribution of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction to adverse events in patients with cardiovascular diseases is increasingly being recognized and individuals with pedigree for hypertension are thought to exhibit anatomic and or functional changes in their left ventricle before they become hypertensive. This study aimed at characterizing left v...
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SESSION TYPE: Respiratory Infections Posters IPRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMPURPOSE: Despite being a curable disease, TB may be complicated by fatal complications. Unilateral post-TB destroyed lung is a serious disabling condition associated with high mortality. We designed this study to assess the outcome of unila...
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Background: HIV/AIDS is a disease that is characterised by discrimination and stigmatisation particularly in Africa. Objective: To determine rate of disclosure of HIV status among People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Ilorin, Nigeria. Methods: A semi-structured, interviewer administered questionnaire containing 40 items was used to collect in...
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Previous studies have reported abnormal pulmonary function and pulmonary hypertension among Nigerians with sickle cell disease, but there is no report of interstitial lung disease among them. We report a Nigerian sickle cell patient who presented with computed tomography proven interstitial lung disease complicated by pulmonary hypertension and cor...
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Reports have shown that normotensive offspring of hypertensive parents (OHP) are at increased risk of developing systemic hypertension (SH) and adverse cardiovascular events later in life. The pathological antecedents of this are thought to be alterations in the structure and function of left ventricle. Therefore, the present study aimed at determi...
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Background: HIV/AIDS is a disease that is characterised by discrimination and stigmatisation particularly in Africa. Objective: To determine rate of disclosure of HIV status among People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Ilorin, Nigeria. Methods: A semi-structured, interviewer administered questionnaire containing 40 items was used to collect informa...
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Good adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is required for viral suppression and prevention of drug resistance. Patients' adherence to HAART has not been determined since the commencement of HAART at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin, Nigeria, over 5 years ago. To determine the adherence level of people l...
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BACK GROUND: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is generally a rare disorder and may thus be easily misdiagnosed. Misdiagnosis is even more likely when the presentation is atypical. OBJECTIVE: To present and discuss an unusual presentation of myasthenia gravis METHOD: A 67-year-old man presented with progressive weakness of three months duration. Full clinical...
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Echocardiography is a major non-invasive cardiac examination that provides morphologic and hemodynamic information which often guide the management and monitoring of patients with cardiovascular diseaes. We present an audit of echocardiographic services over a three year period to define the pattern of cardiac diseases in the center. Echocardiogram...

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