Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica: a case report.
To report the clinical presentation, course, management and associated pathology of DEH seen at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Lagos. Case review was employed to report the association of an incidental radiologic finding of asymptomatic DEH with Blount disease. This case is an 11-year-old girl wi...
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...
Lower limb injuries arising from motorcycle crashes.
We aim to look at the pattern and characteristics of lower limb injuries arising from motorcycle accidents and evaluate early outcome of treatment. All the patients with lower limb injuries arising from motorcycle accidents who presented in our hospital between 1st October 2006 and 30th September 20...
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...