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

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

       Gezahen Ayane, Khutsafalo Kadimo

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

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

4.  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

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

      Ahmad Ibrahim Yahaya, Ismail A.S. Burud, Jasiah Zakaria

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

      Mulewa Mulenga, Patricia Shirondo, Bruce Chikasa Bvulani

7. Incarcerated Stomach in a Parastomal Hernia

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

8. Native Umbilical Defect for Laparoscopic Entry in Adults, Prevalence and Related Factors 

      Tarek Osama Hegazy, Mohamed Hassan Ali, Ahmed A Mohsen, Mahmoud A Azhary, Ahmad Yahia Abdedayem

9. Peritonitis – Epidemiology and Management at A Rural Hospital in Zambia

       Sergiy Karachentsev

10. The Medical Social Worker, A Neglected Ally in The Management of Burn-Injured Patients

      Ogundipe Kolawole Olubunmi, Kadiri, Innih, Etonyeaku Amarachukwu Chiduziem, Aduloju Tolulope

11. An Audit of Dorsal Morphology of 30 Adult-Paired Cadaveric Calcaneal Specimen – An Osteological Study

       Rebecca Murerwa, Thomas Amuti, Nikita Muuthuri, Anita Wambui, Innocent Ouko,Julius Ogeng’o

12. Upper Limb Congenital Anomalies in Nigeria

       David O. Odatuwa-Omagbemi, Emeka Izuagba, Roy E. T. Enemudo, Taiwo O. Osisanya, Cletus I. Otene, Lukman O. Ajiboye

13. Utility of Ki67 in predicting response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with locally advanced breast cancer at the Kenyatta                      national hospital

      Mogere E.O, Githaiga J.W, Owilla F, Mungania M, Ojuka D.K

14. A comparison between banana leaf dressing and Vaseline gauze dressing for split-thickness skin graft donor sites at a Ugandan hospital

      Naomi Leah Kekisa, George W. Galiwango, Andrew M Hodges

15. Prepuce transillumination: A safety tool in forceps guided circumcision

      Maged Rihan

16. Orthopaedic day case surgery in Nigeria: A single center experience

      Malizu Valentine, Lasebikan Omolade, Omoke Isaac

17. Laparoscopic Assisted Appendectomy in Children with Uncomplicated Appendicitis: Our Experience in Bahrain

      Saeed Al Hindi, Husain Al Aradi, Mohamed Mubarak, Noor AlHashimi

18. The prevalence of traumatic brain injury among trauma patients in Ethiopia: systematic review and meta-analysis

       Semagn Mekonnen Abate, Bedru Jemal Abafita, Tesfanew Bekele

19. Spontaneous temporal lobe encephalocele within the sphenoid sinus: a case report

      Mohammed Dhaha, Abdelhafidh Sliman, Nadhir Karmeni, Sawsen Dhambri, Jalel Kallel

20. Evaluation of double mesh modification of Chevrel’s technique in management of midline incisional hernia

       Hazem Nour, Hany Mohamed, Mohamed I Farid

21. Potential of the Pentacam in screening for narrow angles in patients with Chronic Angle Closure Glaucoma

      Seth Lartey, Abdul-Kabir Mohammed, Emmanuel Appiagyei, Kojo O. Akuffo

22. Orofacial infections: A retrospective study

       Kimathi Denis Mutwiri, Elizabeth Dimba, Bernard Mua Nzioka

23. Partial inferior pubectomy in the delayed repair of pelvic fracture urethral injury: adopting bone-nibbling technique

       Ikenna Ifeanyi Nnabugwu, Fredrick Obiefuna Ugwumba, Anthony Alex Ilukwe

24. Perforated appendix in a neonate: a review of literature and case report from northern Tanzania

       Lodhia Jay, Philemon Rune, Wapalila Daudi, Sadiq Adnan, Amsi Patrick, Msuya David, Herman Ayesiga

25. Obstructed right upper moiety in a bilateral partial duplex renal system in an adult: a case report

       Solomon K Anyimbaa, Ikenna I Nnabugwua, Chinwe A Nnabugwub


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