Aspiration and sclerotherapy: a nonsurgical treatment option for hydroceles
The Journal of Urology, May 6, 2013
Francis JJ et al. - Authors demonstrated that hydrocele aspiration and sclerotherapy with doxycycline is an effective and safe nonsurgical treatment option for hydrocele correction. hydrocele aspiration and sclerotherapy was successful in correcting 84% of simple nonseptated hydroceles with a single treatment. This result is an increase from previously reported success rates involving a single hydrocele aspiration and sclerotherapy procedure with tetracycline (75%). The success rate of a ...
Lymphatic filariasis and associated morbidities in rural communities of Ogun State, Southwestern Nigeria
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease , March 22, 2013
Christiana O et al. - Lymphatic filariasis caused by Wuchereria bancrofti is a serious public health problem in rural communities of Nigeria. The study assessed the prevalence of lymphatic filariasis and associated clinical morbidities in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. Integrated approach through chemotherapy and vector control is therefore advocated to reduce morbidity due to infection in this study area.