The Chief Medical Director at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Adewale Oke, today at a news conference in Lagos disclosed that the Kidney Surgery Team at the hospital has successfully carried out its second kidney transplant on a 38-year-old male patient, who wasn’t named.
According to him the transplant was borne out of the hospital’s determination to sustain innovation in healthcare delivery in the
Dr Wale Oke, the Chief Medical Director, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, on Monday said the institution had conducted 10 successful cochlear implant surgeries.
Oke, who made the disclosure at a news briefing in Lagos, said that the surgeries were sponsored by the Lagos State Government.
He said, “Cochlear is implant, an electronic medical device that replaces the function of damaged inner ear.
“It is an implant that is fixed in the ear after which the patient will be able to hear […]
Lagos State government yesterday said it is determined to end treatment of ailments overseas, saying the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) recently carried out the first successful Bone Bridge Surgery in West Africa.
The state’s commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris who stated this at a briefing said LASUTH has also carried out successful cochlear implant surgeries on three deaf patients without the support of foreign doctors.
Idris said, “The state government, through LASUTH, also had its first successful kidney transplant […]