The East and Central African Journal of Surgery (ECAJS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, quarterly publication of the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA). The ECAJS aims to advance the science and art of surgery and facilitate the exchange ideas among surgeons in the constituent countries of COSECSA.

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Published: 2024-04-29

Hospital-acquired infections in patients with surgical infections at a tertiary hospital in Kigali, Rwanda: A prospective observational study

Thierry Cyuzuzo, Jean Bosco Katabogama, Vital Muvunyi, Christophe Mpirimbanyi, Christian Urimubabo, Jennifer Rickard

Peroral extrusion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt in an infant managed at a tertiary hospital in Lagos, Nigeria

Frederick Ejumudo, Edward Jolayemi, Onyeonoziri Achibiri, John Gbaji, Omotayo Ojo, Okezie O. Kanu

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eISSN: 2073-9990
print ISSN: 1024-297X