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Testicular neoplasms in Kenyan Africans
(University of Nairobi,, 1978)
Over a 9-year period 40 testicular and paratesticular neoplasms were seen at the Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. Their incidence rate was 0.08 per annum per 100,000 Kenyan males. This low incidence was largely ...
Possible Mechanism Of Action For Aldosterone-induced Hypertension
(University of Nairobi, 1970)
Aldosterone applied locally to the carotid-sinus regions in rabbits produces a substantial rise in arterial pressure. The rise is larger and happens more quickly than when similar doses are given intravenously. Cross-circulation ...
Schistosomiasis of spinal cord.
(University of Nairobi, 1977)
The case is reported of a 14-month-old child admitted to hospital in Kenya with a 6-week history of progressive weakness of both lower limbs and urinary incontinence following an acute febrile illness. A thoraco-lumbar ...
Community diagnosis and health action: a manual for tropical and rural areas.
(University of Nairobi, 1979)
As the interest of medical schools in developing countries moves towards the use of community health centres in providing much of the health care for the majority of the population, the need becomes apparent for training ...
Post natal changes in somaesthetic evoked potentials in the albino rat.
(University of Nairobi, 1971)
THE evoked potential is a useful tool in the study of brain development1–3 although the underlying mechanism has not been explained conclusively. The post-natal changes in the evoked potential should throw some more light ...
Incidence of peptic ulcer in the Zambian African - a radiological study.
Five hundred and sixty-eight (568) consecutive barium meal examinations have been studied. 152 showed peptic ulcer. There were 146 duodenal and six gastric ulcers. Eight were post-bulbar ulcers, and multiple ulcers were ...
Carcinoma of the male breast in Mulago Hospital, Kampala.
(University of Nairobi, 1978-10)
Hepatic changes induced by Schrebera alata (Hochst): a preliminary report on the toxicology of II kau kawa.
(University of Nairobi, 1976-06)
Schrebera alata is a deciduous fuel tree from which the Samburu people in Northern Kenya obtain bark for medicinal purposes. A pharmacologically active principle that produces analgesic effects can be extracted from the ...
Carcinoma of the breast at Mulago Hospital 1970--1975.
(University of Nairobi, 1978-09)