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Gwarinpa, Abuja, Nigeria
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Toothache occurs when the nerve in the root of a tooth or surrounding a tooth is irritated. The most common causes of dental pain are dental (tooth) infection, decay, loss of a tooth, or injury. Pain may also occur after an extraction (tooth is pulled out). Toothache and jaw pain are common complaints. There may […]

Oral Habits and Crooked Teeth.

An oral habit is a frequent or constant practice, which has become second nature because of frequent repetition. Oral habits are the major cause of crooked teeth that present in early childhood and mixed dentition stages (when baby teeth and permanent teeth are present). Certain habits like thumb sucking (mostly seen in 50% of the […]

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The full idiom is, “a stitch in time saves nine”. Suffice to say that it probably was not about surgeries that this idiom was coined. Though originally based on a tailoring metaphor, it bears uncanny similarity to the medical sciences. While most people would rather not have surgery if it is elective, there are occasions […]

Photo of a mass of tissue excised form the breast


The cells in the body are constantly renewed by the production of new cells and shedding of worn out cells. Some cells die and are digested by the body system. Abnormal cells are quickly removed by the body’s own immune mechanisms. Occasionally, some of the abnormal cells from this regenerative process do not exit the […]

Aesthetic Fillings

Aesthetic Fillings

Aesthetic fillings are an ideal solution for achieving a completely natural look of a tooth after it has been damaged. They are used in cases where there are concerns about other fillings matching the colour of tooth and can be applied during one visit to the dentist. They are the most common solution when it […]

Laser Prostate Surgery: The new thing in town at Kelina Hospital.

Holimium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) is the new thing in town. Traditional Minimal Access procedure for the prostate has been Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP). TURP can either be monopolar (where hypotonic solutions are used for irrigation) or Bipolar (where there are fewer or no complications like TURP syndrome because normal saline […]

TOOTH DECAY – Signs, Symptoms Causes, Prevention and Treatment

This sounds like an abstract concept, almost like something that could never happen. In spite of this, like all gradual processes, tooth decay (also called dental caries or cavities) does occur, often unnoticed, and can also happen instantaneously and/or go unnoticed for a while, especially at initial stages. This fact makes it necessary to gain [...]


The Surgical Aid Foundation (SAF, www.surgicalaidfoundation.org ) is a Non-governmental Organization with a focus on assisting patients gain access to high-tech surgery. SAF is partnering with Kelina Hospital, Gwarinpa, Abuja this October 2018 to bring hi-tech surgeries to our people. By hi-tech surgeries, we mean expensive surgeries that require a lot of technology, which are not commonly […]

Invitation For Surgical Outreach Program 2018

SURGICAL AID FOUNDATION IN COLLABORATION WITH KELINA MEDICAL LIMITED IS ORGANISING ITS SURGICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR 2018   THEME: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) and Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones Surgical Aid Foundation (SAF) has been supporting financially-challenged citizens in need of expensive minimal access surgical procedures have these surgeries done here at home [...]

Surgical Aid Foundation's Working Visit to Kelina Hospital

On the 6th of March 2018, the Program Manager of the Surgical Aid Foundation (SAF), Ms. Abidemi Babatunde, visited Kelina Hospital. The Program Manager was scheduled to observe a Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP). Surgical Aid Foundation (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) TURP is one of the many minimal access surgeries offered at Kelina […]