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Introduction

The directorate offers majorly In-patient services specializing in surgeries.

This includes the following:-

1. Neurology: This majorly specializes in the surgery of the nervous system made up of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

2. Urology: This focuses on health complications of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.

3. Breast & Endocrine: This concentrates predominantly on diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands of the endocrine pancreas, and some neuroendocrine glands.

4. Colo-Rectal: This involves the operation of the rectum, anus, and colon.

5. Opthalmology: This diagnosizes, treats and prevents the disorders of the eyes and visual system.

6. Anaesthesia: This majorly deals with the loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness during surgery.

7. Rhinology & ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat:) This is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment the ears, nose, throat and sinonasal disorders.

8. Paediatrics Surgery: This involves the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

9. Orthopaedics: This specializes particularly on the injuries and diseases of the body's musculoskeletal system.

10. Accident & Emergency: This specializes in acute care of patients who present without prior appointment, either by their own means or by ambulance.

11. Burns & Plastic Surgery: This specialty of surgery is dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. It also ivolves correcting dysfunctional areas of the body.

12. Organ Transplant: This is a medical surgical procedure in which an organ is removed from one body and placed in the body of a recipient, to replace a damaged or missing organ.

13. Intensive Care Unit (ICU): This is a specialized section of surgery that provides comprehensive and continuous care for persons who are critically ill.

14. Respiratory & Allergy: This handles conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system such as fever, food allergies, atopic dermatitis, allergic asthma among others.

 

This includes the following:-

1. Oral & Maxillofacial: This speciality of surgery concentrates on the face, mouth, jaws and the surrounding tissues.

2. Dentistry: This focuses on complications relating to the teeth and speech sound.

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