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July-December 2018| Vol 17| Issue 2


From the Editor's desk

I bring you felicitations of the season from the editorial desk of our esteemed journal and from the editorial board. This is the 2nd of our biannual edition for 2018. As promised, this edition is fil...

Original Article

Total hip replacement for management of severe osteoarthritis in a developing country: A 5-year assessment of functional outcome in 72 consecutive hip

Background: Outcome assessment of joint replacement procedures allows providers and patients to evaluate the quality of services delivered, thereby adding value to the services provided. Obj...

Original Article

The effective diagnosis of chronic monoarthropathy: What are our options?

Introduction: Monoarticular arthritis which means inflammation, (infective or non-infective) of single synovial joint is a huge burden in the health care system. Chronic monoarthritis is charac...

Original Article

Morphometric analysis of calcaneal angles in Igbos of south east of Nigeria and its clinical implication: A plain x-ray study

Introduction: The calcaneum is repeatedly subjected to static and dynamic stresses especially in the weight-bearing positions during walking, working or running and this is reflected in the tra...

Original Article

Attitude of orthopaedic surgeons to the e-patient: Experience from a developing country

Background: Increasingly, more patients are obtaining medical information from the Internet with which they are confronting their physicians. Very few studies have been reported from developing...

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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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