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ISSN (print): 1999-9674; ISSN (online): 2523-0816

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1.   Post-corrosive Esophageal Stricture in a 3-Year-Old with Successful Esophageal Replacement Surgery

       Cleopas Mutua Kaumbulu Awori Mark Nelson, Rohini Patil, Ahmed Mohamed Rafik, James Ndung’u Muturi


2.  Upper Arm Disability After Axillary Surgery for Early Breast Cancer Using the Dash© Assessment
      Karen Mbaabu, Ronald Wasike, Robinson Karuga


3.   Anomalous Vascular Peritoneal Band Causing Small Bowel Obstruction in an Adult
      Suzanne Nyakirugumi, Mathenge Nduhiu


4.  Non-Palpable Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Initially Diagnosed by Inguinal Lymph Node Biopsy
       Mohammad Zuhdy, Mona Zaky, Reham Alghandour, Gena Abdelazeem, Omar Hamdy, Abdelhadi Shebl


5.  Isolated Dislocation of the Distal Radio-Ulnar Joint: An Unrecognized Emergency
     Ralahy Fanjalalaina, Randimbinirina Zakarimanana, Andrianimaro Florelia, Rohimpitiavana Amboara, Razafimahandry Henri

6.   Comparison of OSCEs vs Clinical Examinations in Surgery

        Daniel  Ojuka, Elly Nyaim; Dan Kiptoon,  Peter Ndaguatha

7.   Atraumatic Ruptured Giant (5Kg) Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma: Emergency Laparotomy

        Gezahen Ayane, Khutsafalo Kadimo

8.  Adding Blood to St Thomas Solution Does Not Improve Mortality in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery; A Meta-analysis of a Homogenous                 Population​

      Mark Awori, Nikita Mehta, Naomi Kebba, Enoch Makori

9. Technique of Midline Abdominal Incision Closure Among Surgical and Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residents at a Kenyan Tertiary                   Hospital

      Alex Muturi, Kotecha Vihar, Pulei Ann, Maseghe Philip

10. CT Preoperative Imaging of Esophageal Cancer: Is the Inclusion of Abdomen Necessary?

      Martin Ian Kamanda

11.  Laser Hemorrhoidoplasty: Experience at Aga Khan University Hospital

      Abdallah Abdulkarim, Misoi Brian, Gathege Daniel

12. Sleep Quality, Severity and Bother Score of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Among Patients with Benign Prostate Hyperplasia and                  Cancer

      Abimbola Oyelekan, Olawale Ogunsemi, Taiwo Afe, Babatunde Ayoade, Collins Nwokoro, Olukayode Oluyemi, Funmilayo                                Oyelekan, Olufunke Adeleye

13. Utility of World Society of Emergency Surgery Sepsis Severity Score in Predicting Outcomes of Intra-abdominal Infections

        Kinyua Isiah Mwenda, Ojuka Daniel, Awori Mark

14.  Isolated Cecal Rupture in Blunt Abdominal Trauma in a HIV Positive Patient

       Alemayehu Ginbo Bedada, Elijah W. Riddle, Alemayehu Bekele Eshetu, Georges Azzie

15.  The Inion Is Not A Reliable Superficial Surgical Landmark of The Torcula In Posterior Fossa Craniotomies

       Elisha Harry Otieno, Philip Mwachaka, Paul Odula, Isaac Cheruiyot, Jeremiah Munguti

16. Diagnostic Challenges in Right Iliac Fossa Mass Caused by A Fish Bone: A Case Report

      Ahmad Ibrahim Yahayaa, Ismail A.S. Burudb, Jasiah Zakariaa

17. Multiple Foreign Bodies in A 5-Year-Old: Non-Accidental Trauma

      Mulewa Mulenga, Patricia Shirondo, Bruce Chikasa Bvulani

18. Incarcerated Stomach in a Parastomal Hernia

      Abdelwahed Ahmed, Sochorova Dana, El-Hakim Hisham, Hassan Malek, Zach Rudolf

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