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Social-demographic characteristics of patients with periodontitis visiting Unviersity of Nairobi dental hospital.
(University of Nairobi, 2004)
Background: Periodontitis is a disease that affects a majority of the population worldwide. Information available on periodontitis from different studies is contradicting with some studies showing increased prevalence in ...
Cheilitis glandularis progressing to squamous cell carcinoma in an hiv-infected patient: case report.
(University of Nairobi, 2007-12)
Cheilitis glandularis (CG), is a rare inflammatory minor salivary gland disease affecting the lower lip. The hallmarks of which include progressive enlargement and eversion of the lower labial mucosa resulting in the ...
Spatial clustering and epidemiological aspects of visceral leishmaniasis in two endemic villages, Baringo District, Kenya
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) seroprevalence in Kenya is unknown because of the lack of a practical and accurate diagnostic test or surveillance system. A novel serological assay was used to estimate the seroprevalence of ...
Developing and introducing evidence based clinical practice guidelines for serious illness in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2003-09)
The under-5 mortality rate in most developing countries remains high yet many deaths could be averted if available knowledge was put into practice. For seriously ill children in hospital investigations in low-income countries ...
Chemotherapy Induced Myelosuppression.East Afr Med J. 2007 Jan;84(1):8-15.
(University of Nairobi, 2007)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate chemotherapy induced myelosuppression, its management and outcome. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of patients aged 13 years and above. SETTING: Hurlingham Oncology Clinic and the Nairobi ...
Morbidity and outcome of low birthweight babies of adolescent mothers at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
(University of Nairobi,, 2002-10)
Objectives: To compare the morbidity and outcome of low birthweight babies (birthweight < 2000 gm) of adolescent (age < 20 years) and older mothers. Design: Cross sectional descriptive study. Setting: The newborn Unit of ...
Imprint cytology of pancreatoblastoma: a case report and review of the literature.
(University of Nairobi, 2009)
Pancreatoblastoma is a rare tumor with approximately 60 cases described in the English literature and only five case reports illustrating the cytologic findings, four by fine-needle aspiration cytology and one by imprint ...
Aflatoxicosis: health implications.
(University of Nairobi, 2005-06)
No abstract available
Predicting perinatal outcome through changes in umbilical artery Doppler studies after antenatal corticosteroids in the growth-restricted fetus
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether persistently absent umbilical artery end-diastolic flow in the intrauterine growth-restricted fetus after betamethasone administration is associated with altered perinatal outcomes. ...