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Pulmonary thromboembolism in an East African tertiary referral hospital
(University of Nairobi., 2011-10)
Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is a frequent cause of mortality in Kenya, but its characteristics are hardly reported in Subsaharan Africa. To describe the pattern of PTE among black Africans, in a Kenyan referral hospital. ...
Comparative regional morphometric changes in human uterine artery before and during pregnancy
INTRODUCTION: Uterine artery undergoes structural modifications at different physiologic states. It is expected that due to its unique course, hemodynamic stresses in the vessel would vary resulting in differences in ...
Menarcheal age among urban Kenyan primary school girls
(University of Nairobi., 2011-05)
AIM: To determine the mean menarcheal age among urban primary school girls in Kenya. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A structured questionnaire was administered to 820 primary grade 6-8 girls aged between 12 and 17 years in ...
Breast-feeding and human immunodeficiency virus infection: Assessment of knowledge among clinicians in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2013-11)
In Kenya, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence ranks among the highest in the world. Approximately 60 000 infections yearly are attributed to vertical transmission including the process of labour and breast-feeding. ...
Pattern of atherosclerotic diseases among Kenyans: Reality of myocardial Infarction
(University of Nairobi, 2013)
Pattern of limb amputation in a Kenyan rural hospital
Causes of limb amputations vary between and within countries. In Kenya, reports on prevalence of diabetic vascular amputations are conflicting. Kikuyu Hospital has a high incidence of diabetic foot complications whose ...
Branching pattern of middle cerebral artery in an African population
(University of Nairobi., 2011-09)
Branching pattern of middle cerebral artery influences frequency of its aneurysms, and is of potential value in their surgical repair and diagnosis of stroke. This pattern shows inter-population variations but there is ...