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Testicular Torsion

Testicular torsion occurs when the spermatic cord twists, cutting off blood supply to the testis. SYMPTOMS:Pain and swelling of the scrotal sac are usually the main symptoms of testicular torsion. Most people, in general, do not understand the difference between testicular torsion and infection, and when they have pain, they assume it is due to […]

FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is a minimally invasive technique used in the removal of tissue obstructing the nasal passage and the facilitation of drainage while conserving the normal non-obstructing anatomy and mucous membrane. During the procedure, a rigid fiberoptic nasal telescope provides vision into the nasal passage, allowing the surgery to be focused precisely […]

Initial Experience With Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate in a Urology Specialist Hospital in Nigeria

ORIGINAL RESEARCH June 2021 Published in African Journal of Urology DOI: 10.1186/s12301-021-00184-4 Authors: Celsus Ukelina Undie Nnanna Ibanga Ewomazino Raymond Kalenebari Torporo Abstract Background: Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is a more recent procedure for the management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia compared to open prostatectomy or Transurethral Resection of the Prostate. HoLEP is not [...]

DOES INCREASED PSA MEAN PROSTATE CANCER?

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Prostate Specific Antigen(PSA) is a glycoprotein produced by the prostate gland. Every anatomically normal man has a prostate gland. The prostate gland surrounds the neck of the urinary bladder. The gland produces a liquid juice which mixes with the semen during ejaculation. Semen itself is a creamy secretion that comes out […]

ENDOMETRIOSIS

Endometriosis is a disorder in which the endometrial tissue and gland is found outside the normal endometrial lining of the uterus. This tissue acts like its parent tissue – it bleeds with each menstrual cycle. Wherever the displaced tissue becomes trapped, there is usually a collection of menstrual fluid because there is no outlet for […]

Uterine Fibroids

FIBROIDS – MEANING AND SYMPTOMS

Fibroids are non-cancerous smooth muscle growths in the uterus that often appear during child-bearing years. Fibroids range in size from the size of a small pea to large masses the size of a breadfruit. Fibroids can occur as a single mass or multiple growths of different sizes. Many women will have uterine fibroids at some […]

SURGEONS NOTES: HOW LONG IS MY SURGERY GOING TO TAKE?

Every surgeon can attest to having been asked this question multiple times by different patients when they are being scheduled for surgical procedures. The duration of a surgical procedure largely depends on the type of procedure. Even then, two procedures of the same type can vary in length due to complexity or simplicity of a […]

Endoscopic View of the Outer Ear - Kelina Hospital

SURGEONS NOTES: FOREIGN BODIES IN THE EAR

Foreign body refers to any object that is placed in the ear, nose, mouth or any other part of the body, where it should not normally be, such that it causes harm without immediate medical attention. While adults occasionally get foreign bodies trapped in their ears, the situation more commonly occurs in children. This is […]