• LASUTH conducts 10 successful cochlear implant surgeries

    LASUTH conducts 10 successful cochlear implant surgeries

    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 […]

  • UNTH carries out 175 open heart surgeries

    UNTH carries out 175 open heart surgeries

    According to reports, the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu, says it had successfully conducted 175 Open Heart Surgeries since the reactivation of the program at the hospital in 2013.

    The hospital’s Chief Medical Director, Dr. Chris Amah, said a total of 22 persons made up of 10 adults and 12 paediatrics had been slated for surgeries with seven already successfully carried out.

    The hospital had conducted its first open heart surgery in 1974, the first by any hospital in Black […]

  • UNILORIN Teaching Hospital successfully performs three open heart surgeries

    UNILORIN Teaching Hospital successfully performs three open heart surgeries

    University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) yesterday successfully carried out Open Heart Surgeries (OHS) on three male patients aged between four and nine years.

    The feat was recorded barely seven months ago when the hospital performed its first OHS on two female children. According to the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the UITH, Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, yesterday at a press briefing in Ilorin, the feat was jointly done by the UITH and a team of paediatric cardiologists and anaesthetists from the famous […]