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January-June 2019| Vol 4| Issue 1


Audacity and perseverance under prodigious adversities

This issue contains the last of a three part series of the awe inspiring story of pioneer African-American surgeons. Their cumulative individual and collective struggles laid the foundation that ult...

Surgical Heritage

History of pioneer black surgeons in American medicine – Conclusion

Aubre De Lambert Maynard M.D. 1901–1999 Dr. Maynard was born in Guyana in 1901 and immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1906. He completed undergraduate work at ...

Review Article

Obstructive sleep apnea: 2019 update

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and potentially life-threatening breathing disorder that remains significantly under-diagnosed worldwide. This review summarizes recent epidemiological rese...

Original Article

Teaching of cardiac surgery: Learning of complex surgical skills on simulators (simulation) to acquire competency

The current restriction on surgical residents' work-hours has resulted in reduced operative exposure, making it more difficult to attain technical proficiency in complex procedures, especially i...

Images in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Unusual and challenging case of right atrial lipoma

A 68-year-old female with a complaint of chest pain and negative stress test Lexiscan was found to have a right atrial mass on transthoracic echocardiogram [Figure 1]. Cardiac magnetic resonance ima...

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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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