Circumcision: perspective in a Nigerian teaching hospital.

@article{AbdurRahman2013CircumcisionPI,
  title={Circumcision: perspective in a Nigerian teaching hospital.},
  author={Lukman Olajide Abdur-Rahman and Abdulrasheed A. Nasir and James O. Adeniran},
  journal={African journal of paediatric surgery : AJPS},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={271-4}
}
BACKGROUND The practice and pattern of male infants circumcised is influenced by culture, religion and socio-economic classification. The debate about the benefits and risks of circumcision has made a hospital-based practice the most acceptable. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to evaluate the ages, indications, co-morbidity, types and methods of circumcision, usage and mode of anaesthesia and outcome of male circumcision at a tertiary health centre in Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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