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January-June 2019| Vol 4| Issue 1

Original Article

An audit of breast lumps detected during cancer screening: A report from Southwest Nigeria

Background: In low-Human Development Index countries, population-based screening programs for breast cancer are virtually nonexistent, but there are occasional screening programs organized by...


Original Article

Necrotizing fasciitis of the breast in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Northwestern Nigeria

Context: Necrotizing fasciitis of the breast is rare globally. There is an observed increase in the number of cases seen in our hospital. Moreover, there is no previous documentation on the d...


Original Article

Gastric outlet obstruction in adults in the University of Benin Teaching Hospital: A 5-year prospective study

Background: Gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) is a contemporary surgical challenge. It is due to mechanical pyloroduodenal obstruction of gastric emptying. In Africa, cicatrizing duodenal ulce...


Original Article

Effectiveness of sweeping of membranes in reducing the incidence of elective induction of labor for postdate pregnancies

Introduction: Prolonged pregnancy is a high-risk pregnancy that is associated with increased maternal morbidity and increased perinatal morbidity and mortality. Objectives: The objecti...


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Pattern of referral before and after referral intervention among primary health centers in North-Western Nigeria

Introduction: The revised Nigerian National Health Policy and the WHO Expert Committee on the Role of Hospitals as the First Referral Level both recognize primary health care (PHC) as the ent...


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Archives of Medicine and Surgery, a publication of the College of Health Sciences, Kaduna State University,is a print + online Semiannual journal.

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