Intussusception, the invagination of a segment of the bowel into the lumen of a contiguous segment, is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain and bowel obstruction in adults. Due to the often incomplete nature of the obstruction, presentation in the adult patient may be delayed and the diagnosis is either missed or made at exploratory laparotomy in regions where sophisticated imaging facilities such as computed tomography (CT) scan are not readily affordable or available. A high index of suspicion is required for theearlier detection of this condition in the adult patient for prompt and successful surgical intervention.
Volume of the Orient Journal of Surgical Sciences is out with a bang. An
Orthopaedic article is featured along with original articles from the fields of
Ophthalmology and General surgery.
consistent with the policy of the Journal, each published article provides
unique valuable clinical and scientific information on the respective subjects
issues of the Orient Journal of Surgical Sciences would be featuring quality
articles from the wider fields of Anaesthesia, Pathology, Otorhinolaryngology
(ENT), Radiology, Plastic surgery, Neurosurgery and Gynaecology.
department of surgery of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching
Hospital (COOUTH), Awka, Nigeria is pleased to publish this 2nd edition of the
Orient Journal of Surgical Sciences.
aspiration of the editorial team is to publish quality peer reviewed articles
that meet international standards at a minimum frequency of once per year in
the select specialties and this volume has met that commitment. This volume
contains articles of great importance particularly to the Ophthal-mologists and
The Maiden Edition of the Orient Journal of Surgical
Sciences Was Published on Wednesday 25th March 2020.
Hard Copies are now available at ₦1,000
per copy (or its USD $ equivalent) payable at site of collection at the Department
of Surgery Office, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital
(COOUTH) Awka, Nigeria or into the Journal bank account with the
Bank - Zenith bank; Account
Number: 1016472847; Account Name: COOUTH - The Orient Journal of
Editorial Board is also calling on all prospective Authors for the submission
of new articles towards the 2nd issue scheduled for publication in September