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 Replacement as it is practiced i...
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...