Problems of amputation surgery in a developing country.
We studied prospectively 87 patients who underwent extremity amputation in the National Orthopaedic Hospital in Lagos in 1995-1996. Trauma from road traffic accident was the most common indication (34/87) with peripheral vascular disease being the least encountered (2/87). Traditional bonesetters' g...
Profix cemented total knee replacement: a 5-year outcome review from lagos, Nigeria.
Total knee replacement is a standard treatment for severe osteoarthritis of the knees. It is however, still a novel procedure in Nigeria. Literature on the procedure and outcome of management are sparse in Nigeria. This study aimed at describing Total Knee prosthetic...