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Effect of Monocular Deprivation on Rabbit Neural Retinal Cell Densities.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-06)
Purpose: To describe the effect of monocular deprivation on densities of neural retinal cells in rabbits. Methods: Thirty rabbits, comprised of 18 subject and 12 control animals, were included and monocular deprivation ...
Prolapsed Inter-vertebral disc in an African population
Characteristics of Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc (PID) in Africa, reports are scanty and often disparate PID in Kenya is commonest in the lower lumbar region of young people more in females and is associated with trauma
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 ...
Cellular polypropylene‐based piezoelectric films
(University of Nairobi,, 2012)
Cellular polypropylene-calcium carbonate based piezoelectric films were obtained using biaxial stretching and gas-mediated inflation followed by a corona discharge treatment using home-made devices. The obtained results ...
Dislocation of the elbow with ipsilateral forearm fracture. Six particular cases.
(University of Nairobi, 2013-10)
Elbow dislocation associated with ipsilateral radial shaft fracture is an infrequent injury (nine cases reported in the literature). We present six new cases observed between 2006 and 2012, with an average age of 31 years ...
Effects of hyperbaric oxygenation on survival time of aluminum phosphide intoxicated rats
(University of Nairobi, 2011-10)
BACKGROUND: Aluminium phosphide (AlP) is used as a fumigant. It produces phosphine gas which is a mitochondrial poison. Although this poisoning has been repeatedly reported in literature with a high mortality rate, there ...
What are Patients' Concerns about Medical Errors in an Emergency Department?
(University of Nairobi, 2012-02)
OBJECTIVES: Concerns about medical errors have recently increased. An understanding of how patients conceptualise medical error would help health care providers to allay safety concerns and increase patient satisfaction. ...
Effects of atropine and propranolol on lung inflammation in experimental envenomation: comparison of two buthidae venoms.
(University of Nairobi, 2013-04)
BACKGROUND: Previous works had shown that scorpion venom induced neurotransmitter elevation and an inflammatory response associated with various anatomo-pathological modifications. The most dangerous scorpions species ...
Primary hydatid cyst of the thigh: on seven cases
(University of Nairobi, 2013-04)
We report on seven cases that presented a benign soft-tissue mass in the thigh muscles. Ultrasonography provided the diagnosis of hydatid cyst. Total pericystecomy was performed. We point out the importance of preoperative ...
Osteitis of the fourth metatarsal caused by a date palm thorn in a child: why the dorsum of the foot is the most commonly injured site.
(University of Nairobi, 2013-01)
The palms are frequent in the region of eastern Morocco. An insidious onset of a lytic lesion in the base of the fourth metatarsal caused by a date palm thorn in a 20-year-old patient is presented. An untreated embedded ...