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July-December 2019| Vol 15| Issue 2

Original Article

Perforator flap: a useful tool in reconstructive surgery − our experience

Context: Perforator flaps is now a very versatile tool for the reconstruction of challenging tissue defects. The beauty of the tool lies in the minimization of morbidity in comparison to conven...


Original Article

Eyelash status and eye width among ethnic groups in Nigeria

Objective: As the country becomes increasingly ethnically and racially diverse, it is important for surgeons with an interest in eyelid anatomy to have an appreciation and understanding of eyel...


Case Report

A free gracilis muscle flap for foot resurfacing, the first microsurgical case in a Sub-Saharan African country, Togo

In Togo, reconstructive management has been based on local and regional flaps. In some severe cases and in cases of failure, only a cross leg flap (if possible) or an amputation would save the patient...


Case Report

Liposuction: a veritable option in management of gynecomastia case report

Introduction: Gynaecomastia is the commonest aesthetic problem in men. Treatment in our environment is mainly by open surgical excision. The practice of liposuction is still developing in our r...


Letter to Editor

A novel method of suctioning irrigating fluids in abdominal surgeries

Closure of abdominal wound is an important step of abdominal surgeries. Wound closure is associated with well-known complications like wound infection, dehiscence, suture sinus formation, chronic woun...


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Nigerian Journal of Plastic Surgery, a publication of Nigerian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons; Nigerian Burn Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.njps.org.

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