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Intestinal Volvulus at St Francis Hospital, Kampala
(The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), 2001)
A review of sixty patients with intestinal volvulus was undertaken at St Francis Hospital, Nsambya, Kampala. Forty three (71.7%) of the patients presented with sigmoid volvulus while 12 (20°0) had ileosigmoid knotting. ...
Using CanMEDS to Guide International Health Electives: An Enriching Experience in Uganda Defined for a Canadian Surgery Resident
(CMA-CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOC, 2008)
Background: Surgery residents who wish to travel during their residency will often seek an elective experience in a low- or middle-income country. Objectives for international health electives (IHEs) are often vague and ...
Sterilized Mosquito Net Versus Commercial Mesh for Hernia Repair: An Experimental Study in Goats in Mbarara/Uganda
(KARGER , ALLSCHWILERSTRASSE 10, BASEL, SWITZERLAND, CH-4009, 2007-08)
Background: In industrialized countries alloplastic meshes are routinely used for hernia repair. However, in developing countries they are rarely available or affordable. This study compares textile properties and tissue ...
Anaesthesia for Elective Inguinal Hernia Repair in Rural Ghana - Appeal for Local Anaesthesia in Resource-poor Countries
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC , 2455 TELLER RD, THOUSAND OAKS, USA, CA, 91320, 2006-07-01)
Local anaesthesia has been identified as the most favourable anaesthesia for elective inguinal hernia repair with respect to complication rate, cost-effectiveness, and overall patient satisfaction. Operation theatre notes ...