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Conservative management of a high output enterocutaneous fistula in abdominal tuberculosis
(University of Nairobi, 2011)
A 25-year-old lady with a high-output, tuberculous, entero-cutaneous fistula was managed successfully by conservative means in a teaching hospital in Nairobi, Kenya
The Association Between Pitch Conditions and the Incidence of Injury in Rugby
Background: Environmental conditions have been shown to influence incidence of rugby injuries. Harsh weather conditions and detrimental effect on poor Kenyan rugby pitches create a unique environment for injury exposure. ...
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 ...
Dorsal dislocation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint associated with fractured second metatarsal head.
(University of Nairobi, 2011-06)
Traumatic dislocations of the first metatarsophalangeal joint were first described by Mouchet in 1931. The anatomical complexity of the first metatarsophalangeal joint makes this injury one of a kind. There have been a ...
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 ...
Clinical outcomes of colorectal cancer in Kenya
The incidence of colorectal cancer in Africa is increasing. True data on clinical outcomes of the disease is hampered by follow up challenges Follow up of colorectal cancer patients is still challenging. The mortality and ...