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July-December 2016| Vol 26| Issue 2

Original Article

Evaluation of nonpalpable breast mass excision and sentinel node biopsy using radio-guided occult lesion localization: A Single-stage Procedure

Introduction: With the increased awareness and use of breast cancer screening programs, detection of nonpalpable lesion of breast is also increasing in incidence. Previously, wire guidance un...

Original Article

Etiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, South-Southern Nigeria

Background: Upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a medical emergency that remains a common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The aim of this study was to determine the common cau...

Original Article

Recurrent inguinal hernia in Ile-Ife Nigeria: Characteristics and outcome of management

Background: There are very few reports addressing patients' characteristics, patterns, and outcome of treatment of recurrent inguinal hernia irrespective of the method of hernia repair. <...

Case Report

Postmastectomy breast reconstruction at University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City

Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, though a desirable rehabilitation procedure has remained an uncommon procedure in most resource-limited environments. Most breast cancer patients in our enviro...

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