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January-June 2020| Vol 16| Issue 1

Review Article

Plastic surgery in Nigeria: our yesterday, today and tomorrow

The Nigerian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (NAPRAS) instituted a lecture in honor of the doyen of Plastic Surgery in Nigeria, Professor Joseph Olatunde Oluwasanmi. A ma...

Original Article

The utility of the lateral forehead flap in demanding reconstructive situations: our experience in a tertiary care center

The current century is an era of microsurgical reconstruction. However, there are situations when free tissue reconstruction is not possible due to extremes of age, their associated co morbidities and...

Original Article

Post burn perineal contractures: case series and a classification system

Introduction: Perineal burn contractures remain under reported in our region. We have set out to study the pattern of presentation, describe the formation of these contractures and identify any...

Original Article

Parotidectomy with local anesthetics: a viable option in medical outreach in a resource poor setting

Background: Parotidectomy has been traditionally done with general endotracheal anaesthesia mostly in tertiary institutions where there is adequate anaesthetic manpower. A lot of patients with ...

Original Article

Morphometric analysis and key dimensions of the female breast: a baseline study of 500 nulliparous Nigerian females

Context: The female breast is a symbol of femininity. With recent developments in the surgical management of breast pathology, women now demand better aesthetic outcomes. Data on breast morphom...

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