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January-June 2018| Vol 3| Issue 1


Our surgical heritage

I had just started my adventure as founding chairman of the Historically Black Colleges and University Morehouse School of Medicine (a foreign culture to me) when my surgical inspiration and mentor ...

Surgical Heritage

History of pioneer black surgeons in American medicine – part 1

Little information was written or acknowledged by the American medical establishment on the contributions of black Americans to medicine in the United States (US) till after the civil rights revolut...

Review Article

Challenges to providing open heart surgery for 186 million Nigerians

Background: Open heart surgery is nonexistent or undeveloped in many African countries due to the prerequisite for specialized multispecialty teams, expensive equipment, and consumables. This...

Original Article

Evolving role of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in the management of spontaneous primary and secondary pneumothorax

Background: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has been increasingly advocated as the preferred treatment for the first episode of primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP), in contrast...

Case Report

Images in cardiothoracic surgery

A 23-year-old African American male was transferred to our institution from an outside facility emergency department (ED) where he presented with nausea, vomiting and chest pain of a few days durati...

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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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