The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal, a publication of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed print and online journal with quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The manuscript management system and virtual editorial office are available at our websites; https://www.npmj.org and https://www.review.jow.medknow.com/npmj. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The Article Processing Charge (Acceptance Fee) is USD 150. NPMJ does not charge submission fee.

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Emerging Sources Citation Index, MEDLINE / Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS & Web of Science

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Editor -in -Chief / Chairman
Prof. (Dr.) A. A. Adesanya
MBBS, MSc (Lond.), FMCS, FWACS, FICS, FACS
Professor of Surgery & Consultant General Surgeon
University of Lagos & Lagos University Teaching Hospital,
Lagos, Nigeria
editor@npmj.org, editorinchief@npmj.org,
editorinchiefnpmj@npmcn.edu.ng

Editors
Prof. (Dr.) O. O. Odusanya
MBBS, MPH, FMCPH
Professor of Community Health & Consultant Community Health Physician
Lagos State University & Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) C. K. Ijoma
Professor of Medicine & Consultant Physician
University of Nigeria & University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital,
Ituku / Ozalla Campus, Enugu, Nigeria

Associate Editors
Prof. (Dr.) F. E. Ologe
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology & Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist
University of Ilorin & University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital,
Ilorin, Nigeria

Dr. W. Yinusa
Chief Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
National Orthopeadic Hospital,
Igbobi, Lagos, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) A. F. Faponle
Professor of Anaesthesia & Consultant Anaesthetist
Obafemi Awolowo University / OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife
Osun State, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) T. M. Akande
Professor of Community Health & Consultant Community Health Physician
University of Ilorin & University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital,
Ilorin, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) M. M. Meremikwu
Professor of Paediatrics & Consultant Paediatrician
University of Calabar & University of Calabar Teaching Hospital,
Calabar, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) R. A. Akinola
Professor of Radiology & Consultant Radiologist
Lagos State University & Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) A. T. Olayinka
Professor of Microbiology & Consultant Microbiologist
Ahmadu Bello University & Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital,
Zaria, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) Dili Dogo
Professor of Surgery & Consultant General Surgeon
University of Maiduguri & University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
Maiduguri, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) B. A. Ola
Professor of Psychiatry & Consultant Psychiatrist
Lagos State University & Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) M. Bukar
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
University of Maiduguri & University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital,
Maiduguri, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) P. M. Kolo
Professor of Medicine & Consultant Physician
University of Ilorin & University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
Ilorin, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) N. E. Udonwa
Professor of Family Medicine & Consultant Family Physician
University of Calabar & University of Calabar Teaching Hospital,
Calabar, Nigeria

Dr. E. B. Dosumu
Associate Professor of Periodontology & Community Dentistry and Consultant Dental
Surgeon, University of Ibadan & University College Hospital,
Ibadan, Nigeria

Prof. (Dr.) J. O. Taiwo
Professor of Family / Community Dentistry and Consultant Community Dentist,
University of Ibadan & University College Hospital,
Ibadan, Nigeria

Ex-Officio Members
Former Editorial Board Chairmen
Prof. (Dr.) O. A. Afonja
Professor of Clinical Pathology
Ado-Ekiti University Teaching Hospital
Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

Emeritus Prof. J. T. da Rocha-Afodu
Emeritus Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine, University of Lagos,
Lagos, Nigeria

College Registrar
Prof. (Dr.) F. A. Arogundade
Professor of Medicine & Consultant Physician
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) & OAU Teaching Hospitals Complex,
Ile-Ife, Nigeria & National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria,
Ijanikin, Lagos State, Nigeria

National Editorial Advisers
Prof. (Dr.) Adesola Ogunniyi
BSc (Hons), MBChB, FMCP, FWACP, FRCP (Edinb.), FRCP (Lond.)
Professor of Medicine & Consultant Physician / Neurologist
University of Ibadan & University College Hospital,
Ibadan, Nigeria
aogunniyi892@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) W. L. Adeyemo
BDS, PhD, FMCDS, FICS, FWACS
Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
University of Lagos & Lagos University Teaching Hospital,
Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria
lanreadeyemo@yahoo.com

Prof. (Dr.) Richard Uwakwe
MBBS, MD, FWACP, FMCPsych
Professor of Psychiatry & Consultant Psychiatrist
Nnamdi Azikiwe University & Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital,
Nnewi, Nigeria
ruwakwe2001@yahoo.com

Prof. (Dr.) Idris Mohammed
MD, FRCP, DTM&H, FMCP, FWACP, FAS, OON, NNOM
Professor of Medicine & Consultant Physician
Gombe State University & Federal Medical Centre,
Gombe, Nigeria
idris.muhammad42@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) F. T. Ogunsola
MBChB, MSc, PhD, FMCPath, FWACP, FRCPath, FNAMed, FAS
Professor of Microbiology & Consultant Microbiologist
University of Lagos & Lagos University Teaching Hospital,
Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria
fogunsola@unilag.edu.ng

Prof. (Dr.) M. C. Asuzu
MBBS, MSc, FMCPH, FFPHM (UK), FCPHM (SA), MD (NPMCN)
Professor of Public Health / Community Medicine & Consultant Clinical Epidemiologist
University of Ibadan & University College Hospital,
Ibadan, Nigeria
mcasuzu2003@yahoo.com

Prof. (Dr.) O. A. Atoyebi
MBBS (Hons), MD, FMCS, FWACS, FICS, FACS, FNIM, DFMC, FNAMed.
Professor of Surgery & Consultant General Surgeon & Former College Registrar
University of Lagos & Lagos University Teaching Hospital &
National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria,
Lagos, Nigeria
woleato@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) A. H. Rafindadi
MBBS, FMCPath
Professor of Pathology & Consultant Histopathologist
Ahmadu Bello University & Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital
Zaria, Nigeria
muminirafindadi@yahoo.com

Prof. (Dr.) B. C. Ozumba
MBBS, FMCOG, FWACS, FRCOG, FACOG, FACS, FICS
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology & Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
University of Nigeria & University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital,
Nsukka, Nigeria
benjamin.ozumba@unn.edu.ng

International Editorial Advisers
Prof. (Dr) François Meurice
MD, MPH, Trop. Med., FBCPM
Professor of Pharmaceutical Medicine and Vaccinology
University of Namur, Belgium
francois.meurice@unamur.be

Dr. Victoria Mango, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, USA
victoria.mango@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) Abayomi Akanji
MBBS (Hons), MSc, PhD, FRCPath, FRCPI, FAS, FACB
Professor of Medical Sciences
Department of Medical Sciences
Frank H Netter School of Medicine
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, Connecticut, USA
yomiakanji@gmail.com; aoakanji@qu.edu

Prof. Ian Douglas Couper
BA, MBChB, MFamMed, FCFP (SA)
Professor of Rural Health, Family Medicine and Primary Care
Director of Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health,
Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
icouper@sun.ac.za

Prof. (Dr.) E. A. Abioye-Kuteyi
MBBS, FMCGP, FWACP, FRACGP, FACRRM, MPH, MD
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Central City Medical Centre, 378 Wellington Street,
Perth, WA 6000, Australia
eakuteyi@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) Cyril O. Enwonwu
FAS (Nigeria), ScD (MIT), PhD, MDS, BDS (Bristol, UK), OON
Emeritus Professor of Dental Surgery
School of Dentistry,
University of Maryland
Baltimore, USA
ONYEAGOM@aol.com

Editorial Assistant
Mr. Oyedapo Ajayi
Journal Unit,
National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria,
Ijanikin, Lagos State, Nigeria
oyedapo.ajayi@npmcn.edu.ng