International Journal of

Surgery Research and PracticeISSN: 2378-3397

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410132

Telemedicine Clinic Reviews as an Alternative to Traditional Postoperative Clinic Visits: Sub-Saharan Africa Dilemma

Alfred Ogwal, Kusse K Toitole, Vincent Medeyi, Emmanuel Nkonge, Herbert Ariaka and Felix Oyania

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 30, 2021

Maridi county hospital faces a critical shortage of space and staff and this study is intended to evaluate the possibility of introducing telephone calls to replace faceto- face postoperative clinic visits. We were looking at new ways of how the surgical team can decongest the physical postoperative clinic, so that they can have adequate time to assess new patients on clinic days. The mean age was 38.9 years with an equal number of male and female participants. Hernias and chronic appendicitis w...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410131

Cancer of the Bladder in South East Nigeria: Epidemiological Patterns in a Low Resource Region

Ogolo Donald E

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 30, 2021

Bladder cancer (CAB) is a urological malignancy that significantly contributes to morbidity and mortality, especially when detected late. This study highlights the challenges of late presentation and changing histological trend of the condition in a low resource region. The objectives were to establish the relationship between demographic factors, and to elucidate some characteristics of histological patterns in our region. A retrospective cohort study of all cases of bladder cancer seen at our ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410130

Retrospective Study on the Incidence of Thyroid Disorders in Bisha and Evolving Surgical Management Considerations

Dauda Bawa, Saleem Khan, Yasser Khalifa, Shashi Prabha Sharma, Amal Alghamdi, Hanan Albishiand Nasser Al Tufail

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 30, 2021

There is a high prevalence of goiter in Bisha despite more than 15 years of the national campaign for increased dietary iodine supplementation. The cause is multifactorial. It is associated with non-neoplastic and neoplastic conditions. Surgical management has evolved over many years. To describe the pathological types of goiter in Bisha along with their management and to discuss current surgical considerations. There were 339 patients, of which 280 (82.6%) were females and 59 (17.4%) males. Age...

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