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Mortality after road traffic crashes in a system with limited trauma data capability
Background Africa has 4% of the global vehicles but accounts for about one tenth of global vehicular deaths. Major trauma in Kenya is associated with excess mortality in comparison with series from trauma centers. The ...
Features of Atherosclerosis in the Tunica Adventitia of Coronary and Carotid Arteries in a Black Kenyan Population
(University of Nairobi, 2014-03)
Histologic changes which occur in the tunica adventitia during initiation, progression, and complications of atherosclerosis are seldom reported. This study aimed at describing the features of atherosclerosis in the tunica ...
The surgical relevance of the anatomic position of the extraosseous mental nerve in a Kenyan population
Introduction: Precise location of the mental nerve is important in implant surgery, administration of mental nerve block anaesthesia, and for osteotomy procedures. The position is known to show inter-population differences ...
Topography of Aortic Bifurcation in a Black Kenyan Population
Topography of aortic bifurcation is important for gynaecologists, surgeons and radiologists operating in the retroperitoneal area, in order for them to minimize vascular injury. It also influences the occurrence of ...
Variations in the Position and Length of the Vermiform Appendix in a Black Kenyan Population
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
Background. Topography of the appendix influences its mobility, degree of mobilization of the cecum, and need for additional muscle splitting during appendectomy. Although appendectomy is a common surgical procedure, there ...