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July-December 2020| Vol 5| Issue 2

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Guest editorial

The article by Nwiloh et al.[1] published in this edition of the Nigerian Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery examines the current management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in sub-Saharan ...


Review Article

The anti-programmed cell death 1 antibody immunotherapy: A paradigm shift in the treatment of nonsmall-cell lung cancer

With an increasing annual incidence, lung cancer remains the second most common cancer after breast cancer and the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. The distinctive features of its histolog...


Original Article

Nonimage-guided tru-cut biopsy of lung masses in adult Nigerians in a limited-resource setting

Background: Image-guided tru-cut lung biopsy is a surgical procedure done to obtain a sample of lung tissue for histological analysis or for other analyses. However, when image-guided facilitie...


Original Article

Acute venous thromboembolism in a limited resource healthcare system: Mitigating management challenges

Objective: The study's aim was to categorize patients' risk profiles, management options, and strategies to mitigate clinical practice challenges in a limited resource setting. Materials and...


Original Article

Open ligation of persistent ductus arteriosus still a reliable modality in a resource-challenged environment

Background: Persistent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is one of the most common congenital heart diseases, and its management ranges from pharmacologic, surgical, or catheter-based therapy. Advances ...


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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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