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January-June 2017| Vol 2| Issue 1

Editorial

Challenges of acute kidney injury after open heart surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health challenge in most of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with very limited or nonexistent capacity for renal replacement therapy (RRT). Even though the incid...


Review Article

Acute kidney injury following cardiopulmonary bypass surgery

In spite of recent advances in the techniques of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), both incidence and mortality rates associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) post CPB remain high. Perioperative risk fac...


Review Article

The four “W” of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases

Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPDs) are a group of continuously deteriorative diseases that may require more than one form of therapy. Although pharmaceutical management is always more tole...


Original Article

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: Is elaborate workup chasing shadows for a known benign condition?

Background: Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) because of its relative rarity frequently causes apprehension when encountered in the emergency department (ED) leading often to unnecessary inve...


Case Report

Missed diagnosis of acute stanford Type A aortic dissection presenting with abdominal pain in the setting of acute appendicitis

Acute Stanford Type A aortic dissection (ATAAD) has a high mortality rate, particularly with delayed diagnosis and treatment. A 30-year-old male Marfan patient presented to the emergency department wi...


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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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