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Intracranial aneurysms in an African country
(University of Nairobi., 2009-09)
BACKGROUND: Characteristics of intracranial aneurysms display ethnic variations. Data on this disease from the African continent is scarce and often conflicting. AIM: To describe site, age and gender distribution of ...
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 ...
Muscle “islands” in the tunica media of the goat thoracic aorta
Muscle islands in tunica media of the aorta may influence its mechanical properties and disease distribution. This study aimed to elucidate their, hitherto undescribed, characteristics in the goat thoracic aorta. Twenty ...
Treatment and Outcome of Herniated intervertebral Disk in A Referral Hospital in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2009)
Background: Prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disk (PID) disease can be managed conservatively or surgically with different outcomes. Objective: The present study aimed at assessing the management and outcomes of slipped ...
Experience with Hirschsprung’s disease at a tertiary Hospital in Kenya
Hirschsprung’s disease presents unique characteristics in Africans. Previous literature has reported high complication rates. We examined our single-institution experience with Hirschsprung’s disease (HD) to ...