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July-December 2018| Vol 3| Issue 2

Guest Editorial

African-American surgeons: A legacy of excellence

In this issue of the Nigerian Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, another installment of the history of African-American surgeons in the United States is presented. These men and women w...


Surgical Heritage

History of pioneer black surgeons in American medicine – Part 2

Little information was acknowledged by the American medical establishment on the contributions of Black Americans to medicine in the United States till after the civil rights revolution of the 1960s...


Review Article

Pharmacologic management of chronic heart failure

Heart failure (HF) is a complex progressive clinical syndrome that is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Although several pharmacologic therapy have become available for treatment of cert...


Original Article

Lung metastasectomy in renal cell carcinoma: Evaluation of 20 cases

Aim: About 90% of kidney cancers are renal cell carcinoma (RCC), and one-third of them are metastatic at the time of diagnosis. Most RCC metastases are to the lung. In this article, we pr...


Original Article

Chronic mitral regurgitation: Does atrial fibrillation impact outcome in patients managed with medical therapy only?

Background: The AHA/ACC guideline recommends surgery for symptomatic chronic severe mitral regurgitation or percutaneous mitral valve repair for high surgical risk or inoperable patients. Alt...


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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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