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April-June 2023| Vol 13| Issue 2

Original Article

Feedback culture among Nigerian orthodontic medical educators

Background: Feedback is central to a quality medical and dental education in promoting self-directed learning and enhance progressive sharpening of trainees’ skills, which are applicable ...


Original Article

Immunohistochemical profiling of HER-2/neu, steroid hormone receptors and KI-67 biomarkers in a cohort of Nigerian women with breast cancer

Background: Progressive improvement in the accuracy of profiling of hormone receptors in breast cancer provides the basis for targeted endocrine therapy, a major pillar of multimodal breast can...


Original Article

Ultrasonographic intravesical prostatic protrusion in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia in Southwest Nigeria

Objectives: To study the relationship between sonographically measured intravesical prostate protrusion and international prostate symptoms score (IPSS), as well as prostate volume, in men with...


Original Article

Abdominal trauma imaging in a Nigerian tertiary hospital—Our experience with 87 adult patients

Introduction: Abdominal trauma is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in low- and medium-income countries (LMICs). Abdominal trauma imaging is important in determining the location and sev...


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Comparative accuracy and complications of palpation-guided versus ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy of palpable breast lumps in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria

Background: Breast lumps are a common complaint by women. Palpable breast lumps are accessible to core needle biopsy (CNB) with the aim of obtaining tissue for histologic diagnosis. CNB is achi...


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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.

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