Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Hospital Performs First Successful Laparoscopic Surgery

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) hospital has performed its first successful laparoscopic surgery on a 54 years old patient who had gall bladder stones.

The surgical team was led by Squadron Leader Ismail Tsauni of 063 Nigerian Air Force Hospital, Abuja.

Laparoscopy is an operation performed in the abdomen or pelvis using small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) with the aid of a camera. The laparoscope aids diagnosis or therapeutic interventions with a few small cuts in the abdomen.

Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery (MIS), bandaid surgery, or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical technique.

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Raufikat Oyawoye-Salami Wins Season 4 Of The Great Canadian Baking Show

35-year-old Raufikat Oyawoye-Salami has emerged winner of Season 4 of “The Great Canadian Baking Show” after winning over nine other bakers.

She was up against fellow finalists Tanner Davies of Winnipeg, Man. and Mahathi Mundluru of Markham, Ont.

She becomes the first Nigerian to win the competition since the contest started in 2017.

The Great Canadian Baking Show kicked off its season 4 on February 14, 2021, and Raufikat was crowned the winner on April 4, 2021; after 8 weeks of competition.

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University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan Successfully Delivers First IVF Triplets

The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan took delivery of triplets of the first In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedure carried out in the hospital.

The 45-minute procedure for the delivery commenced at about 1pm.

The mother and the babies – all females – are in good condition, the hospital authorities.

The babies weighed 1.4 kg, 2.5 kg and 2.4  kg respectively.

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