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Staghorn Culculi: What You Should Know.

Staghorn calculi (kidney stones) get their shape by forming a mold of the cup-like cavities (calyces) in the kidney. They are named staghorn because when these calculi (kidney stones) form, they look like stag (male deer) horns. At Kelina Hospital, we removed a large (4.55cm) staghorn calculus from a patient’s kidneys. Staghorn calculi are commonly […]

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 […]

Medical Supplies Donated to Kelina Hospital

A notable Nigerian Philanthropist, Professor Spencer Onuh, donated surgical items and medical supplies to Kelina Hospital. The items were donated to assist in the care of indigent patients. For over 10 years, Kelina Hospital has provided high-tech medical care to people who would not normally be able to afford it through her Surgical Aid Program. [...]
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A STITCH IN TIME

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 […]

Surgical Aid Program 2020 Report

The 2020 surgical aid program was themed, “Minimally Invasive Procedures: Support During the pandemic”. The program ran from the 17th of August till the 30thof September 2020. The program considered only Minimally Invasive procedures in Gynecology, Urology and General Surgery. The program also offered free prostate checks (Free PSA tests) to men 50 years and [...]

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 […]

Surgical Outreach 2020

Surgical Aid Foundation in collaboration with Kelina Hospital is organising its SURGICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR 2020 THEME: Minimally Invasive Surgery SUPPORT The Subsidized Surgeries covered in this year’s programme include: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP). Laser Lithotripsy for Kidney stones (RIRS, URS, or PCNL). Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for […]

CAPACITY BUILDING EFFORTS AT KELINA HOSPITAL

Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate and Laser Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones: Side by side, each of the 2 lasers can do any surgery. The 3rd laser(not here) does only lithotripsy. As your trusted healthcare partner, Kelina Hospital is proud to announce the acquisition of new equipment. The equipment improves our ability to provide innovative [...]
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A THOUGHT ON BREAST CANCER

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 […]