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July-December 2016| Vol 12| Issue 2

Original Article

Initial experience in breast reconstruction with implants by general surgeons: A report of five cases

Context: This article presents a preliminary experience on implant breast reconstruction undertaken by the general surgeons in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Aim: This article presents...

Original Article

Perception of healthcare professionals in University College Hospital, Ibadan toward wound care

Background: A survey of perception of healthcare workers in a tertiary hospital [University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan] was done with a view to determine the need to introduce a curriculum ...

Original Article

Wound bed assessment in patients at a tertiary hospital in Nigeria—A preliminary report

Introduction: Wound assessment is fundamental for the management of wounds. It is the foundation in the care plan and helps in determining the effectiveness of interventions. Wound assessment a...

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Clinico-pathological characteristics of Skin Cancers at Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, North Central Nigeria

Objective: To document the clinico-pathological characteristics of skin malignancies seen at Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi. Materials and Methods: A 3-year retrospec...

Case Report

Cleft hands and monodactylous feet: A rare variant of ectrodactyly

A 2-year-old male child presented with bilateral asymmetric cleft hands, a right monodactylous foot (diastatic type), posteriorly dislocated at the ankle joint, and a left monodactylous foot (Type VI,...

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