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    • Endomyocardial fibrosis in Uganda (Davies' disease). Part II: An epidemiologic, clinical, and pathologic study 

      Connor, Daniel H.; Somers, Krishna; Hutt, Michael S.R.; Manion, William C.; D'Arbela, Paul G. (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 ...
    • Familial Cases of Endomyocardial Fibrosis in Uganda 

      Patel, Ashvin K.; Ziegler, John L.; D'Arbela, Paul G.; Somers, Krishna (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 ...
    • Survival after first presentation with endomyocardial fibrosis 

      D'Arbela, Paul G.; Mutazindwa, T.; Patel, Ashvin K.; Somers, Krishna (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 

      Patel, Ashvin K.; D'Arbela, Paul G.; Somers, Krishna (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 Pattern of Cancer in Kampala, Uganda 

      Kakande, Ignatius; Ekwaro, Lawrence; Obote, W. Wiam; NassaLi, Gorreti; Kakande, Irene Rarban; Kabuye, S. (The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), 2001)
      This study on the pattern of cancer in Kampala is based on data collected from 2246 patients at Mulago Hospital and 355 patients at St. Francis Hospital Nsambya, between January 1995 and December 1998. All diagnoses were ...
    • An Overview Cancer Management And Prevention In Africa 

      Kakande, Ignatius (The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), 2001)
    • Assessment of a Pilot Antiretroviral Drug Therapy Programme in Uganda: Patients' Response, Survival, and Drug Resistance 

      Weidle, J Paul; Malamba, Samuel; Mwebaze, Raymond; Sozi, Catherine; Rukundo, Gideon; Downing, Robert; Hanson, Debra; Ochola, Dorothy; Mugyenyi, Peter; Mermin, Jonathan; Samb, Badara; Lackritz, Eve (Elsevier, 2002-07-06)
      Background Little is known about how to implement antiretroviral treatment programmes in resource-limited countries. We assessed the UNAIDS/Uganda Ministry of Health HIV Drug Access Initiative—one of the first pilot ...
    • Development of Phenotypic and Genotypic Resistance to Antiretroviral Therapy in the UNAIDS HIV Drug Access Initiative – Uganda 

      Weidlea, J. Paul; Downingb, Robert; Sozic, Catherine; Mwebaze, Raymond; Rukundo, Gideon; Malamba, Samuel; Respessa, Richard; Hertogsf, Kurt; Larderg, Brendan; Ochola, Dorothy; Mermin, Jonathan; Badara Sambk, Badara; Lackritz, Eve (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2003-07)
      Objective: We describe phenotypic drug resistance, response to therapy, and geno-typic mutations among HIV-infected patients in Uganda taking antiretroviral medica-tions for ≥ 90 days who had a viral load ≥ 1000 ...
    • Therapeutic Responses to AZT 1 3TC 1 EFV in Advanced Antiretroviral Naive HIV Type 1-Infected Ugandan Patients 

      Kebba, Anthony; Atwine, Diana; Mwebaze, Raymond; Kityo, Cissy; Nakityo, Rose; Mulenyi, Peter (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2004-07-05)
      Convenient, non-food-dependent dosing, low tablet volume, and relatively low cost have made nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors a first choice for both clinicians and patients in Uganda. Concerns exist as to ...
    • Our Medical Colleges: A Reflection On The Past, Present and Future 

      Kakande, Ignatius (The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), 2004-12-02)
      “The medical student’s present education is badly fragmented because his professors are not teaching him clinical medicine as should be taught – mainly because they themselves are not usually clinical doctors” Dr. J. ...
    • Long-Term Experience Providing Antiretroviral Drugs in a Fee-for-Service HIV Clinic in Uganda 

      Kabugo, Charles; Bahendeka, Sylver; Mwebaze, Raymond; Malamba, Samuel; Katuntu, David; Downing, Robert; Mermin, Jonathan; Weidle, J. Paul (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2005-04-15)
      Objective: To describe the long-term experience of providing anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy, including CD4+ cell count and virologic response, at St. Francis Hospital, Nsambya, Uganda. Methods: The HIV clinic established ...
    • Neonatal Hypothermia in Uganda: Prevalence and Risk Factors 

      Byaruhanga, Romano; Bergstrom, Anna; Okong, Pius (Oxford University Press, 2005-08-01)
      The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of neonatal hypothermia and associated risk factors. A cross sectional, descriptive study of neonatal hypothermia was performed on 300 newborns consecutively recruited ...
    • Audit of Severe Maternal Morbidity in Uganda – Implications for Quality of Obstetric Care 

      Okong, Pius; Byamugisha, Josaphat; Mirembe, Florence; Byaruhanga, Romano; Bergström, Staffan (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006-07-01)
      Background. For every maternal death, there are probably 100 or more morbidities, but the quality of health care for these women who survive has rarely been an issue. The purpose of this study is to explore audit of severe ...
    • Perceptions Among Post-delivery Mothers of Skin-to-Skin Contact and Newborn Baby Care in a Periurban Hospital in Uganda 

      Byaruhanga, Romano; Bergstro¨m, Anna; Tibemanya, Jude; Nakitto, Christine; Okong, Pius (Elsevier, 2006-09-06)
      Objective: to explore the perceptions among post-delivery mothers of skin-to-skin contact and newborn baby care. Design: a qualitative design using focus-group discussions. Five focus groups were conducted with ...
    • Effect of HIV-1 Infection on Malaria Treatment Outcome in Ugandan Patients 

      Byakika-Kibwika, Pauline; Ddumba, Edward; Kamya, Moses (MAKERERE UNIV, FAC MED , PO BOX 7072, KAMPALA, UGANDA, 2007-11-09)
      Background: Malaria and HIV-1 infection cause significant morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV-1 increases risk for malaria with the risk increasing as immunity declines.The effect of HIV-1 infection on ...
    • Increasing Access to Surgical Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Priorities for National and International Agencies Recommended by the Bellagio Essential Surgery Group 

      Luboga, Sam; Macfarlane, B. Sarah; Schreeb, Von Johan; Kruk, E. Margaret; Cherian, N. Meena; Bergstro¨, Staffan; Bossyns, B. Paul; Denerville, Ernest; Dovlo, Delanyo; Galukande, Moses; Hsia, Y. Renee; Jayaraman, P. Sudha; Lubbock, A. Lindsey; Mock, Charles; Ozgediz, Doruk; Sekimpi, Patrick; Wladis, Andreas; Zakariah, Ahmed; Dade, Babadi Name'oua; Donkor, Peter; Gatumbu, Kabutu Jane; Hoekman, Patrick; IJsselmuiden, B. Carel; Jamison, T. Dean; Jessani, Nasreen; Jiskoot, Peter; Kakande, Ignatius; Mabweijano, R. Jacqueline; Mbembati, Naboth; McCord, Colin; Mijumbi, Cephas; Miranda, de Helder; Mkony, A. Charles; Mocumbi, Pascoal; Ndihokubwayo, Bosco Jean; Ngueumachi, Pierre; Ogbaselassie, Gebreamlak; Okitombahe, Lodi Evariste; Toure, Tidiane Cheikh; Vaz, Fernando; Zikusooka, M. Charlotte; Debas, T. Haile (PLOS, 2009-12-01)
    • A Randomised Placebo-Controlled Safety and Acceptability Trial of PRO 2000 Vaginal Microbicide Gel in Sexually Active Women in Uganda 

      Kamali, Anatoli; Byomire, Helen; Muwonge, Catherine; Bakobaki, Julie; Rutterford, Clare; Okong, Pius; Profy, Albert; Byaruhanga, Romano; Namukwaya, Stella; McCormack, Sheena; Grosskurth, Heiner; Nunn, J Andrew; Lacey, J.N. Charles (BMJ Publishing Group, 2010)
      Abstract Objectives To determine the safety of 0.5% and 2% PRO 2000 gel in terms of local and systemic adverse events (AE) and the acceptability of gel use. Design A randomised placebo-controlled trial among healthy, ...
    • Risk of Being Seropositive for Multiple Human Papillomavirus Types Among Finnish and Ugandan Women 

      Namujju, Bazanya Proscovia; Surcel, Heljä-Marja; Kirnbauer, Reinhard; Kaasila, Marjo; Banura, Cecily; Byaruhanga, Romano; Muwanga, Moses; Mbidde, Katongole Edward; Koskela, Pentti; Lehtinen, Matti (Informa Healthcare, Taylor & Francis, 2010-02-24)
      Although infections with multiple human papillomavirus (HPV) types have been reported widely, more information is needed on the occurrence of the different types. We determined the distribution of seroprevalences to multiple ...
    • Prevalence and Types of Cognitive Impairment Among Patients With Stroke Attending a Referral Hospital in Uganda 

      Mukisa, Robert; Ddumba, Edward; Seggane, Musisi; Kiwuwa, M Steven (Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences, 2011)
      Background Cognitive impairment is associated with short and long term adverse outcomes in stroke patients that may impair functional recovery during their rehabilitative process. Aims This study determined the prevalence, ...
    • Bacteriuria Among Adult Non-Pregnant Women attending Mulago Hospital Assessment Centre in Uganda 

      Mwaka, Amos Deogratius; Mayanja-Kizza, H; Kigonya, E; Kaddu-Mulindwa, D (Makerere University, 2011-06-02)
      Background: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women are a common problem in primary health care settings. Resistance of bacterial uropathogens to commonly used antibiotics is common in many places. Objectives: To determine ...