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January-March 2023| Vol 13| Issue 1

Original Article

Presentation and management of orbito-ocular malignancies in a tertiary institution in Southwest Nigeria

Purpose: The aim of this study was to review the management of orbito-ocular malignancies in the Departments of Radiotherapy and Ophthalmology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, between Janua...


Original Article

Difference in muscle strength and functional outcome in direct lateral approach versus posterior approach in total hip arthroplasty: A prospective cohort study

Background and Purpose: The choice between posterior approach (PA) and direct lateral approach (DLA) for total hip arthroplasty (THA) remains a contentious issue regarding clinical outcome opti...


Original Article

The use of McGrath MAC video laryngoscope versus mccoy laryngoscope in adults with anticipated difficult airway undergoing elective surgery

Background: Difficult airway management remains one of the most challenging clinical situations encountered by anaesthetists. Aim: The study compared the effectiveness of the McGrath MAC...


Original Article

The use of preputial dartos flap in the primary repair of distal hypospadias: A single-centre experience

Background: An additional flap during the tubularization of incised urethral plate urethroplasty (TIPU) is believed to minimize the postoperative complications. It is still debatable whether us...


Original Article

A modified rectal mucosal biopsy for the diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease: Zaria experience

Background: Full-thickness rectal biopsy is often used for the diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease (where a suction biopsy kit is not available). This is associated with some challenges s...


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ISSN - Print: 2276-6944, Online: Awaited

Journal of West African College of Surgeons, a publication of West African College of Surgeons, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review

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