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January-June 2016| Vol 1| Issue 1


Editor's Note

Cardiovascular surgery specialty remains underdeveloped in most Sub-Saharan African countries compared to the rest of the world. Some of the challenges plaguing cardiac surgery practices in Africa inc...

Surgical Heritage

Pioneers of cardiac surgery who just missed being first

The gold medal; recognition as "being first" is an icon of western (Post Hellenic) culture. However just behind the victor are concepts and forces that presaged victory, discovery or complete insight....

Review Article

The care of patients with cardiovascular disease: Pharmacists role

The field of pharmacy and the role of pharmacists have expanded remarkably within the past thirty years. Clinical pharmacists' postgraduate educational training has prepared them to be competent in pa...

Review Article

The management of thoracic trauma: Principles and practice

The principles of airway control, breathing and circulation maintenance provide the starting point of care for patients with thoracic injury. Intravenous access, thoracostomy tube insertion and balanc...

Original Article

Experience with implantable cardioverter defibrillator in african-americans: Is there an effect of cocaine usage on defibrillation threshold?

Objective: Some earlier studies have suggested that cocaine use in African-Americans (AAs) results in higher defibrillation thresholds. We are therefore reviewing our own experience with this r...

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Nigerian Journal of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, a publication of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published.

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