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Circumcision: Experience at a Private Hospital in Jos, Nigeria
Background: Most circumcisions in our environment are carried out in children for religious and cultural reasons. The PlastiBell device has been used for several decades, though some complicationsExpand
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Surgical outreach program in poor rural Nigerian communities.
INTRODUCTION The majority of the world's population resides in rural areas without access to basic surgical care. Taraba State in North-Eastern Nigeria consists of rural communities whereExpand
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Diagnostic Value of Abdominal Ultrasonography in Patients with Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Background: Various investigative modalities are used to detect intra-abdominal injury requiring surgical intervention. Ultrasonography (US) is a cheap, readily available, safe and non-invasiveExpand
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Comparative analysis of urethral catheterization versus suprapubic cystostomy in management of neurogenic bladder in spinal injured patients.
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was, to prospectively and retro respectively evaluate urethral catheterization (UC) versus supra-pubic cystostomy (SPC) in prevention of urinary tract infectionExpand
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Postoperative non-adhesive mechanical intestinal obstruction: a review of seven cases.
BACKGROUND Postoperative mechanical intestinal obstruction results commonly from adhesions and less often from other pathologies. Establishing the cause of obstruction in the latter category isExpand
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Pictorial essay: scalpel blade in the pleural cavity.
BACKGROUND Foreign bodies in the pleural cavity are not common as it is a closed space that does not communicate with the exterior. METHOD A single case of a scalpel blade in the pleural cavity isExpand
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Exsanguinating blunt breast trauma: a report of a rare injury.
We report a rare case of blunt trauma in a non-augmented multiparous breast of a young Nigeria woman with exsanguinating haemorrhage who had no clotting disorder. She had no seatbelt on at the timeExpand
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Diagnostic value of abdominal ultrasonography in patients with blunt abdominal trauma
Background: Various investigative modalities are used to detect intra‐abdominal injury requiring surgical intervention. Ultrasonography (US) is a cheap, readily available, safe and non‐invasiveExpand
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Chest trauma at the Jos University Teaching Hospital
Background: Injuries to the chest are increasingly seen. This is associated with the preponderance of conflicts and high incidence of road traffic accidents. This study sought to characterize theExpand
Laparoscopy in Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Introduction: This review describes the role of laparoscopy in patients with blunt abdominal trauma. Materials and methods: Keywords, such as laparoscopy, blunt, abdominal, trauma were entered intoExpand