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July-December 2017| Vol 13| Issue 2

Review Article

Clinical photography and video recordings in plastic surgery: Patient autonomy and informed consent in an era of smartphone technology and social media in sub-Saharan Africa

Clinical photographs and video recordings in plastic surgery are indispensable in clinical practice, training, and research. Historically, clinical photography and video recordings were confined to th...

Original Article

Management of hypospadias in a resource-poor setting: The Ibadan experience

Background: Penile anomalies especially hypospadias are one of the most common genitourinary anomalies seen in newborns, and they pose a great deal of psychological stress to their mothers. Thi...

Original Article

Outcome of proximally based sural artery flap for the coverage of defects around knee joint

Introduction: Soft tissue defects around the knee occour commonly. Various flaps have been described for coverage of these defects around the knee, such as local flaps, cross-leg flap or free f...

Original Article

Chronic leg ulcers in patients with sickle cell anemia: Experience with compression therapy in Nigeria

Objective/Purpose: A pilot study to assess the efficacy of compression therapy on the healing rate of chronic leg ulcers (CLUs) in patients with sickle cell anemia (SCA) in Nigeria. Materia...

Original Article

The surgical complications of pentazoine addiction among health workers in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospitals

Objective: To present some of the hazards prevalent because of the usage of pentazocine injection and create awareness for the prevention and early detection of its resulting complications to r...

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