Research Papers/Topics in Medicine And Surgery

ADULT INTUSSUSCEPTION

ABSTRACTBACKGROUNDIntussusception is the invagination of a segment of the gastrointestinal tract into the lumen of an adjacent segment. It is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction in adults and poses a diagnostic dilemma when present.CASE PRESENTATIONThis is a report of a sixty year-old male who presented to the Emergency Department of The University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria with peri-umbilical pain of one week duration and inability to pass faeces for five days. There was a palpabl...

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a phenomenon that is yet to gain consensual credibility in the field of science and research. It is, rather a subjective experience and/or sensation to those who are vulnerable to it. It is claimed to be a kind of subtle bliss which is triggered by sonic, visual or digital media stimuli, or by inducing it by intentional conditioning. This paper expounds on the theory: its ...