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January-June 2020| Vol 19| Issue 1

Review Article

Distraction osteogenesis: A review of the literature

Distraction osteogenesis has been one of the most remarkable achievements in musculoskeletal surgery. It is the sheet anchor for the process of limb lengthening and internal bone transport as well a...


Review Article

Periprosthetic joint infection: The unending journey

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one disaster too many and will remain a never-ending topic as long as joints are replaced all over the world. The objective was to review current literatures ...


Review Article

Functional outcome in endoprosthetic replacement around the knee: A narrative review

In general, most comparative studies have reported that successful limb salvage surgeries have better functional outcomes than amputations. This is largely due to the advances in surgical techniques...


Original Article

The union rate of ankle arthrodesis using double-column plating

Background: Ankle arthrodesis is commonly used for the treatment of end-stage ankle osteoarthritis. Many methods have been used for ankle arthrodesis with varying outcomes. A sustained rigid ...


Original Article

Indications and challenges of limb amputation in children; Experience in a tertiary hospital in Enugu Nigeria

Background: Limb amputations in children are generally an uncommon procedure and are usually associated with significant emotional implications for the patients and their caregivers. Apart fr...


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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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