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January-June 2016| Vol 26| Issue 1

Original Article

A 10-year review of uterine rupture and its outcome in the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City

Objective: Uterine rupture is one of the major obstetric complications of labour which contributes significantly to maternal and perinatal mortality in the low resource and developing countries...

Original Article

Hydatid disease of the lung: Demographic features, clinical presentation, radiologic features, and patient outcome after surgery in a tertiary care hospital in rural area

Background: Retrospective analysis of the patients of hydatid disease of the lung. Patients and Methods: From November 2012 to October 2014, six patients of hydatid disease of the lung w...

Original Article

Short-stay surgery experience with laparoscopic appendicectomy in Ibadan

Introduction: Laparoscopic appendectomy is becoming accepted as the standard treatment for uncomplicated appendicitis. Appendicectomy consumes a significant portion of hospital resources and al...

Case Report

Lipoma of the breast: An uncommon occurrence

Lipomas are benign tumors composed of mature fat and are usually encapsulated. Majority of them are small and grow slowly. They are derived from mesenchymal tissue and are usually found wherever there...

Case Report

Superior advancement of the diaphragm and rectus muscle flap as an alternative to prosthetic chest wall reconstruction following the excision of huge lower chest wall tumor

Chest wall reconstruction (CWR) is desirable, especially after the excision of huge chest wall tumor, and using mechanical prostheses for the closure of defects is fraught with some complications. We ...

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