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Peripheral Arterial Disease among Adult Diabetic Patients Attending a Large Outpatient Diabetic Clinic at a National Referral Hospital in Uganda: A Descriptive Cross Sectional Study
(PLOS ONE, 2014-08-18)
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is one of the recognised diabetic macro vascular complications. It is a marker of generalised systemic atherosclerosis and is closely associated with symptomatic coronary and cerebrovascular ...
Cardiac surgery for patients with heart failure due to structural heart disease in Uganda: access to surgery and outcomes
Objective: Few data are available on heart failure (HF) in sub-Saharan Africa. We aimed to provide a current picture of HF aetiologies in urban Uganda, access to heart surgery, and outcomes. Methods: We prospectively ...
Cardiac surgery for patients with heart failure due to structural heart disease in Uganda: access to surgery and outcomes: cardiovascular topic
Few data are available on heart failure (HF) in sub-Saharan Africa. We aimed to provide a current picture of HF aetiologies in urban Uganda, access to heart surgery, and outcomes. We prospectively collected clinical and ...
Prosthetic thrombosis and pregnancy on warfarin: Debate on mechanical mitral valve replacement in sub-Saharan Africa based on a case report
(Elsevier - International Journal of Cardiology, 2014)
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common cardiovascular disease in children and young adults in the world. Echocardiographic screenings have documented a large prevalence of RHD in sub-Saharan Africa; there is, ...
Giant single atrium
A 20-year-old young Ugandan woman presented with progressive exertional dyspnea, labial cyanosis and severe digital clubbing. Visualization of the heart by standard transthoracic echocardiography was optimal from the apical ...
Viral Load Detection Using Dried Blood Spots in a Cohort of HIV-1- Infected Children in Uganda: Correlations with Clinical and Immunological Criteria for Treatment Failure
(American Society for Microbiology, 2014-04-22)
High rates of virological suppression were reported among HIV-1-infected children of low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) up to 5 to 6 years after receiving combined antiretroviral treatment (cART) (1). In 2013, the ...