Surgical Outreach

Surgical Outreach

The West African College of Surgeons (WACS) presents her Surgical Outreach

Date: 9th - 15th February, 2020

Venues

  1. General Hospital, Kuje
  2. General Hospital, Kubwa
  3. General Hospital, Bwari
  4. Federal Staff Hospital, Jabi
  5. Garki Specialist Hospital
  6. General Hospital, Mararaba
  7. Rachel Eye Center, Garki
  8. Family Medicine Practice Centre, Gawu-Babangida, Niger State
  9. Kwali General Hospital
  10. Kogi Specialist Hospital, Lokoja
  11. Wuse General Hospital
  12. Kalgo medical centre, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State

NOTE: Patient Recruitment starts: Monday 2nd December 2019

SURGERIES FOR CONSIDERATION

  1. Eye surgeries,
  2. Laparoscopic,
  3. Urologic Surgery,
  4. ENT surgeries,
  5. Cleft lip and Palate Surgery,
  6. Myomectomy,
  7. Hernioraphy,
  8. Thyroidectomy,
  9. Lumpectomy,
  10. Hydrocelectomy

REQUIREMENT FOR PTERYGIUM SURGERY
1. Intraocular lenses of varying power
2. Visco elastic
3. Crescent, keratome, and sideport
4. Normal saline
5. Giving set
6. Simco cannula and cataract set X 2
7. Size 11and 15 blade
8. Injection dexamethasone and 80mg genticin
9. Capsulotomy needles or 25G needle
10. Eye patches
11. Steroid antibiotic ointment
12. Steroid antibiotic drops
13. Dilating drops(appamide)
14. Topical anaesthetic
15. 2% xylocaine with adrenaline
16. 2 and 5 ml syringes
17. Cartella shields
18. Standard aseptic agents,/drapes
19. Size 8 gloves
20. Povidone iodine
21. Operating microscope

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
1. C-Arm image intensifier
2. POP/Fibreglass casting material of various sizes
3. Orthopaedic wool and stockingnettes of various sizes
4. Crepe bandages of various sizes
5. Lumbar corsets
6. Hard and soft cervical collars
7. Knee braces, 8-plates (for Blount’s disease)
8. Walking Aids (Walking Frame,
9. Tripod,
10. Cane,
11. Crutches (Elbow And Axillary), Etc)
12. POP Casts
13. Scotch Cast.
14. Arm Slings Braces
15. Image Intensifier
16. Locked Intramedullary Nails
17. Osteotomy Set And Implants
18. 8-Plates For Temporary Hemi-Epiphysiodesis
19. Plates And Screws For Fracture Fixation
20. POPs
21. Stockingnettes
22. Crepe Bandages
23. AMPS For Hemi-Arthroplasties
24. Arthroscopic Tower if available.

PAEDIATRIC SURGERY Specific needs are:
1. Boyle-Davies oral retractors (adult/paediatric)
2. Skin hooks ( single/cat's paw)
3. Fine instruments set
4. Lead hand retractor
5. Pneumatic tourniquet
6. Hand-held Doppler device
7. Sterile dressing materials - non-adhesive, gauze, foams, gamgee, cotton wool, crêpe bandages
8. Compression bandages and stockings
9. Silver-based/ advanced wound care products
10. Kirschmann wires
11. Power hand drill
12. Scotch cast
13. Vellband/Orthoband
14. Opsite/Film dressings
15. Skin staplers and staple removers
16. Esmarch bandages
17. Humbly knife and blades
18. Dermatome and blades
19. Drains - Redivac/Corrugated
20. Sandbags
21. Sutures 6/0, 5/0, 4/0, 3/0, 2/0 Vicryl, vicryl rapide,nylon, prolene,

OBGYN/MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY
1. General O&G set.
2. Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopic instruments
3. Support from Radiologist.

GENERAL AND VASCULAR SURGERY SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
1. Vascular packs,
2. vascular grafts,
3. strippers,
4. Prolene on round bodied needle sizes 4/0 to 6/0, AV fistula packs.

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
1. Anesthetic Machine,
2. Suction,
3. Light Sources.

VASCULAR SURGERY & GENERAL SURGERY. SPECIAL NEEDS FOR THE OUTREACH:
1. VASCULAR SET INCLUDING
2. FOGARTY'S CATHETERS - ALL SIZES
3. BABCOCK VARICOSE VEINS STRIPPERS
4. PROLENE ATRAUMATIC SUTURES
5. CREPE BANDAGES - VARIOUS SIZES
6. POVIDONE IODINE

NEUROSURGERY
1. Disposable Shunt Passers,
2. Medium Pressure Shunts Mostly ,
3. Few Low And High Pressure Shunts
4. General Craniotomy
5. VP Shunt Instrument Sets

PLASTIC SURGERY
1. Require K wires
2. POP
3. Skin graft blades

To volunteer, please contact:

Prof. Edino S.T. Dr. Yilkudi M.G.
Chairman Outreach Committee Secretary Outreach Committee
08037868332 08033310229
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