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Current Issue

January-June 2019| Vol 18| Issue 1

Review Article

Acetabular and femoral reconstruction in total hip replacement for adult hip dysplasia: A technical guide for surgeons in our environment

Hip dysplasia is abnormal development of the hip joint resulting in joint incongruity and characterised by a shallow acetabulum, inadequate femoral head coverage and femoral and acetabular version a...


Original Article

Surgical emergency deaths in a teaching hospital in lagos, Nigeria

Introduction: Surgical emergency is a medical condition for which immediate or urgent surgical intervention is required. This includes acute trauma and other life- or limb-threatening conditi...


Original Article

Reduced bone mineral density in nigerian women: A Prevalence Study

Background: Reduced bone density if left untreated is a known precursor of osteoporosis, a silent disease with increased morbidity. In the developing country, fragility bone fractures occur i...


Original Article

Coping mechanisms as predictor of stress in patients with chronic low back pain: A Nigerian Study

Introduction: Chronic low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions worldwide. It can be quite severe, affecting physical, social, occupational and even psychologic...


Original Article

Outcomes of surgical management of severe lumbar spinal canal stenosis

Background: Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis (LSCS), requiring surgical intervention is a common presentation in Orthopaedic practice in Nigeria. Although it is well established that surgery is v...


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Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, a publication of Nigeria Orthopaedic Association, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal.

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