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January-June 2021| Vol 6| Issue 1

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Challenges to adopting transcatheter aortic valve implantation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The advent of Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) as a treatment option to conventional heart valve surgery has revolutionized the management of patients with valvular heart disease, with a...


Original Article

Geometric patterns of the left ventricle in relation to left atrial size among hypertensive patients at a tertiary hospital in South-South Nigeria

Introduction: It is well established that left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), determined by echocardiography, is a strong predictor of poor prognosis in cardiovascular disorders independent of ...


Original Article

Comparison of posterior pleural pericardial window and pericardiocentesis in patients with cardiac tamponade

Objective: In our study, we aimed to compare the results of patients who underwent pericardiocentesis and posterior pleura-pericardial window in the treatment of cardiac tamponade. Materials...


Case Report

Symptomatic giant axillary lipoma

Lipomas are common mesenchymal soft tissue tumors found mostly on the trunk and extremities. They are rarely seen in the axilla, where a large-sized tumor can result in neurovascular compression with ...


Case Report

Primary cardiac angiosarcoma with pericardial metastasis: A rare case report

Primary cardiac angiosarcoma is a rare and aggressive malignant mesenchymal neoplasm. They show endothelial differentiation in morphology and immunohistochemistry. There is a male predominance, common...


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Nigerian Journal of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, a publication of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published.

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