CONTENTS Vol 1 No 3 July Sept 2011 2011 JOURNAL OF THE WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS

Editorial: FAREWELL, PROFESSOR VICTOR ANOMAH NGU (19TH February 1926 14th June 2011)

Original Scientific Articles

OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA IN A PEDIATRIC SURGICAL CENTER IN DAKAR, SENEGAL: CLINICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL ASPECTS -- Ndour O, Alumeti DM, Fall M, Faye Fall AL, Diouf C, Ndoye A, Ngom G, Ndoye M .

PATTERN OF HAND INJURIES IN OSOGBO, SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA -- *Olaitan P.B., Oseni G.O., Olakulehin O.A

VAGINAL HYSTERECTOMY AT JOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, JOS, NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA -- *Daru PH, Pam IC, Shambe I, Magaji A, Nyango D, Karshima J..

PILOT EXPERIENCE WITH LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY IN JOS, NIGERIA - CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS -- Misauno MA

EFFECTS OF LIDOCAINE AND K-Y JELLIES ON SORE THROAT, COUGH AND HOARSENESS FOLLOWING ENDOTRACHEAL ANAESTHESIA -- Doukumo DM, Faponle AF, Bolaji BO,Adenekan AT, Olateju SOA .

OPIOID SPARING EFFECT OF BUPIVACAINE WOUND INFILTRATION AFTER LOWER ABDOMINAL OPERATIONS -- Ige OA, Bolaji BO, Kolawole IK

CAS CLINIQUES TRAUMATIC INTRACRANIAL AEROCELE WITH PROGRESSIVE BLINDNESS A CASE REPORT -- Ugwu BT, Bawa D, Ikenna E, Ohene J, Liman HU, Mohammed AM, Aji SA, Adoga AS, Peter SD, *Binitie OP, Ogbe ME1

GIANT DUMB-BELL CALCULUS COMPLICATING VESICO-VAGINAL FISTULA - A CASE REPORT -- Nnabugwu II, Osakue E ...........

IATROGENIC URETERIC INJURIES COMPLICATING OPEN OBSTETRIC AND GYNAECOLOGIC OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA - CASE SERIES -- Nnabugwu I I, Amu O C

Tribute

PROFESSOR VICTOR ANOMAH NGU: THE IROKO TREE HAS FALLEN-- Professor Christopher Bode ...

Peer-reviewed Abstracts of papers presented at the 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the West African College of Surgeons at Hotel Meridien President, Dakar, Senegal on 30th June 5th July, 2011