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How do novel molecular genetic markers influence treatment decisions in acute myeloid leukemia?
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common acute leukemia diagnosed in adults, and the majority of patients with AML die from relapsed disease. Although many studies over the past 4 decades have identified disease ...
Rare association of papillary carcinoma of thyroid with adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia
(University of Nairobi, 2001)
Papillary carcinoma is the most common malignant tumor of the thyroid, especially in countries with adequate or excess iodine in diet. Many studies indicate that a sizable number of papillary cancer cases occur in a setting ...
Mucocutaneous manifestations of lymphomas and leukemias in black Kenyan children.
(University of Nairobi, 1995-04)
BACKGROUND: Childhood leukemia and lymphoma are common problems in Tropical Africa, including Kenya. Studies done in Western populations indicate that 25-50% of patients with leukemia and lymphoma have specific or ...
Using mathematical models to assess the influence of climate change on malaria risk
In this study, a non-linear deterministic model is analysed to study the e ect of climate change on malaria incidence. Existence and uniqueness of solutions to the model is established and the existence of a globally ...
Radiological features of burkitt's lymphoma
Background: Diagnostic radiology investigations play important roles in the management of Burkitt's Lymphoma. Objectives: To document the various radiological manifestations of Burkitt's lymphoma as seen in patients at ...
UNITID Sponsors Lecturers to Study Oncology.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-09-11)
Management of Dental Waste by Practitioners in Nairobi, Kenya.
Dental wastes are material that has been utilized in dental clinics, which are no longer wanted for use and therefore discarded. Improper disposal of these dental wastes can cause harm to the dentist, the people in immediate ...
Orthopaedics in day surgery
(University Of Nairobi, 2009-01)
Background: Day surgery is now well established worldwide, but is just being established in Africa. In this paper is examined the efficacy of day care surgery in Orthopaedics. Setting up of the units and types of units ...
Orthopaedic training in Kenya
Background: Orthopaedic training in Kenya, like in other East, Central and Southern Africa college of surgeons (COSECSA) countries is varied leading to specialists with varying exposures and competencies. The experience ...
Contraception knowledge and practice among fistula patients at referral centers in Kenya.
OBJECTIVE: To establish knowledge and practice of contraception among patients presenting with a fistula attending fistula care services at 4 centers in Kenya. METHODS: In a descriptive cohort study carried out ...