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Endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda (Davies' disease). Part II: An epidemiologic, clinical, and pathologic study
(Elsevier - American Heart Journal, 1968)
Endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda (Davies' disease) is a common type of fatal heart disease in the autopsy population at Mulago Hospital. During this study, endomyocardial fibrosis caused 25 per cent (1665) of deaths from ...
Survival after first presentation with endomyocardial fibrosis
(British Heart Journal, 1972)
Forty-six cases of necropsy endomyocardial fibrosis are analysed and presented with the objective of determining their prognosis after first symptoms of the disease. Survival from first symptoms ranged from 12 days to 12 ...
Endomyocardial fibrosis and eosinophilia
(British Heart Journal, 1977)
Absolute eosinophil counts were assessed in 15 African patients with proven endomyocardial fibrosis. Though the mean eosinophil count in patients with endomyocardial fibrosis was higher compared with the normals reported ...
The cause of endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda
(Sage Journals, 2012)
The cause of endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda remains unknown in spite of studies dating back to 1948. Herbal decoctions have been used by traditional healers for countless generations to treat many complaints, especially ...
Familial Cases of Endomyocardial Fibrosis in Uganda
(Br Med J - The BMJ, 1971)
This report describes nine cases of endomyocardial fibrosis occurring in four families. All patients came from Rwanda or South-western Uganda, and five had tropical splenomegaly syndrome as well. It seems likely that genetic ...