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July-December 2019| Vol 4| Issue 2


Editor's note

The year 2020 will go down as one of the worst in world history, with nothing ever experienced as the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which resulted in the total shutdown of nation...

Original Article

Traumatic rib fracture: Important contributors to morbidity and mortality

Background: Traumatic rib fracture (TRF) significantly impacts on patients and predicts mortality. We sought to identify the important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with TRF in ...

Review Article

Lung transplant after COVID-19 – Would there be a need for it in future?

The coronavirus disease also known as COVID-19 was discovered at the end of 2019 following epidemic of acute respiratory syndrome in humans in Wuhan, China. It leads to lung destruction at acute stage...


Invited commentary

Upon reviewing this article,1 I was a little bit skeptical about double-lung transplants in the acute setting, especially in patients with advanced disease and multiple organ failure. Historically, mo...

Review Article

Cardiac amyloidosis: A review of diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment

Cardiac amyloidosis is an underdiagnosed cause of heart failure. It occurs secondary to the deposition of amyloid protein in the myocardium. The main types of cardiac amyloidosis include light chain c...

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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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