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January-December 2019| Vol 29| Issue 1

Original Article

Early postoperative wound infections in hemiarthroplasties in South-South, Nigeria: A multicenter-based study

Background: The most common treatment for displaced femoral neck fractures in the elderly patient is hemiarthroplasty. Postoperative wound infection is considered early when it occurs within ...

Original Article

Catheter associated urinary tract infection offending pathogens, antimicrobial sensitivity, and complications

Background: Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is a source of morbidity in patients on indwelling urinary catheters. Patients in both outpatient and inpatient general wards c...

Case Report

Unoperated tetralogy of fallot: A natural survivor who refused for surgery at the age of 42 years – Was it ever too late to operate?

Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease. Survival after the age of 12 years without corrective surgery is rare. We present a case of 42-year-old Indian male ...

Case Report

Long loop vas – A rare entity: Case report and review of literature

Long loop vas, encountered during orchidopexy for undescended testis, is a rare entity and deserves a note. We report the case of an 8-year-old child who presented with pain in the left groin and wa...





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