This Journal is a publication of the Society for Academic Surgery and Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto Nigeria. The aim of Journal is to advance surgical knowledge and practice by promoting the reporting of innovative and reproducible surgical techniques and illustrative surgical cases on various surgical disciplines. The journal encourages authoritative synthesis of current surgical literature and practice and will serve as a source of material on evidence based knowledge about current acceptable surgical techniques. It will serve as a medium for experts to detail how they do it. The journal will accommodate case reports, case series and reviews of surgical techniques with potentials to illustrate management of surgical cases or to advance new frontiers in surgical technique. It will provide a quarterly medium for communication and continuing surgical education and debate among surgeons and surgical trainees.
Techniques are universal and one technique may be applicable across different subspecialties. The Journal will provide an opportunity for surgeons from different specialties to cross breed ideas on surgical techniques. A concentrated readership on surgical techniques will provide surgeons with an environment to explore the ever-increasing world literature on creative techniques.
Many journals sternly restrict case reports. There are many surgeons with interesting and illustrative case reports from which much can be learnt. The gates here are open.
Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria is very famous for sponsoring establishment and maintenance of indexed scientific Journals. The hospital has in its strategic plans, the dissemination of Medical knowledge for the benefit of mankind.
The journal will be published once in 2009 (June), Semiannual .
The journal considers Manuscripts on Surgical technique, Case report, Review of surgical techniques, Case series, Surgical debate, How I do it, opinion and Letter to editor
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