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July-December 2017 | Vol 23 | Issue 2

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Sensitivity of computed tomography-guided transthoracic biopsies in a Nigerian tertiary institution
Introduction: The indications for open biopsies for intrathoracic lesions have become almost negligible. This development was made possible by less invasive maneuvers such as computed tomograph...
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Clinical presentation of soft-tissue infections and its management: A study of 100 cases
Background: Soft-tissue infections vary widely in their nature and severity. A clear approach to the management must allow their rapid identification and treatment as they can be life-threateni...
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Perceived and real histopathology turnaround time: A teaching hospital experience
Background: This study aims to audit analytic turnaround time (TAT) in a histopathology laboratory with a view to assessing the timeliness of its reports, identify causes of delay in its TAT, a...
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To compare the effectiveness of short-term three dose perioperative antibiotic coverage during decisive period with conventional prolonged postoperative antibiotic usage in clean elective surgical cases: An Indian perspective
Background: Surgical site infections are the most common postoperative complications and frequently cause morbidity and mortality. Different antibiotic regimens were evaluated as prophylaxis in...
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Trend over time for cholecystectomy following the introduction of laparoscopy in a Nigerian tertiary hospital
Background: There still exist some concerns about the desirability of laparoscopic surgery in lower-middle income countries. We recently adopted laparoscopy for common general surgical procedur...
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Nigerian Journal of Surgery Nigerian Journal of Surgery, a publication of ssociation of Surgeons of Nigeria , is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published.

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