Table of contents
Teaching Professionalism in Surgery and Beyond
Joseph Sherman Solomkin

Factors Influencing Choice of Inguinal Hernia Repair Technique
Dixon Osilli, Mark Awori, Daniel Ojuka

Nurturing Medical Professionalism in the Surgical Community
Daniel Kinyuru Ojuka

Academic Dishonesty in Medical Schools
Pius Musau

Alvarado vs Lintula Scoring Systems in Acute Appendicitis
Daniel Ojuka, Mike Sangoro

Prevalence, Progression and Associated Risk Factors of Asymptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease
Nikita Mehta, Stephen Ogendo, Mark Awori

Lumbosacral Corsets Improve the Outcome of Patients with Non-Specific Acute Low Back Pain
Aruyaru Stanley Mwenda, Akil Fazal, Hassan Saidi, Parmenas Oroko

Systematic Reviews in Surgical Decision Making: Unpacking the Data
Clifford C. Mwita

Gossypiboma of the Abdomen and Pelvis; A Recurring Error
Gilbert Maranya, Heltam Maganga, Bernard Mwero

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Surgical Patients
Alex Muturi, Daniel Ojuka, Peter Ndaguatha, Andrew Kibet

Perineal Ectopic Testis in an Adult
Gilbert Maranya, Bernard Mwero

An Affordable Custom-Built Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Alshazaly Mohamed Abdal- Kareem Isaac, Mohamed Elamin Salim, Ihab Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Ahmed

Volume 14, Issue 1


The editorial team at AAS awarded Dr. Daniel Ojuka for being the most published author this year.
The Annals of African Surgery would like to invite applicants for the Associate editor position (2 positions)
The editorial team lead by the EIC organized a half day workshop ahead of the AMC/COSECSA International conference in Maputo, Mozambique.
TRANSLATING YOUR THESIS AND CLINICAL DATA INTO A PUBLICATION The Annals of Surgery editorial team has organised an authorship workshop to take place in Maputo, Mozambique on 6th of December ...
The Council of the Surgical Society of Kenya announces the appointment of Dr. James Kigera as the Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of African Surgery. Dr Kigera takes over the position ...
The Lancet journal has eulogised the late Prof. Hassan saidi, former Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of African Surgery. The eulogy highlights his contribution in the several areas including the Annals ...