Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

e-ISSN: 2449-9145

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Josiah Chikamnario

Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria


  • Original Article
    Anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgeries in two tertiary institutions in north central Nigeria
    Author(s): Adegboye M Babajide*, Kadir Dotun M and Josiah Chikamnario

    Background: Orthopedic surgeries involve upper and lower extremities as well as spine surgeries and are performed under various anesthetic techniques. Therefore it is important to review the choice of anesthesia for the various orthopedic surgeries in order to evaluate their appropriateness. Method: A retrospective review of theatre records of all orthopedic surgeries performed over a 2 year period (1st July 2016-30th June 2018) involving patients of all ages was carried out in two tertiary institutions. Patient’s demographic data, site of surgery, the anesthetic technique used and duration of the surgery were recorded. Data were analyzed and presented as frequency and means using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS software version 23). Result: A total of 334 patients had orthopedic surgery done over the period under review. The mean age was 39 ± 20.9 years. Mo.. Read More»

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