Olanrewaju Olasehinde

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Being a relatively new entrant into our practice, mesh repair has not been compared with previously existing tissue-based techniques in our setting. This study is set out to compare darning with Lichtenstein technique of inguinal hernia repair in terms of frequency of post-operative complications, recovery and cost. Patients with uncomplicated, primary(More)
BACKGROUND An emerging pattern of increasing median age at first birth among women has been well documented in Western countries. A similar but less remarkable trend is being experienced in sub-Saharan Africa. There is a paucity of information in Sub-Saharan Africa about awareness of age-related fertility decline. The aim of this study was to assess the(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Trauma continues to assume a prominent role in the cause of disease in the developing world with increased westernization. This study highlights the pattern, management and outcome of gastrointestinal injuries following abdominal trauma in our hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS A descriptive retrospective study of all patients who had(More)
BACKGROUND Situs inversus is a rare abnormality typically posing a diagnostic dilemma during routine evaluation of acute abdominal emergencies such as in acute appendicitis and cholecystitis. It is rare to detect such in the setting of trauma. OBJECTIVE To report an incidental finding of complete situs inversus in a poly-traumatized adult. METHODS The(More)
BACKGROUND Hand-sewn gastrointestinal anastomoses has been the traditional approach to gastrointestinal anastomosis in Nigeria while stapled anastomoses are infrequently performed in few centers. OBJECTIVES To describe the outcome of our initial experience with stapled gastrointestinal anastomoses in a semi-urban patient population. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Wandering spleen is an uncommon entity that is rarely considered in the evaluation of patients with acute abdominal conditions. OBJECTIVE To report two cases of wandering spleen presenting with acute abdominal pain. METHODS The clinical records of the patients including preoperative evaluation, intra-operative findings and postoperative care(More)
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