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Prevalence, Indications, Levels and Outcome Limb Amputations at University Teaching Hospital-Butare in Rwanda
(The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), 2013)
Background: Amputation is one of the oldest surgical procedures with artificial limbs identified from over 2000 years ago. Amputation is still often viewed as a failure of treatment but can be the treatment of choice and ...
Dyspepsia Prevalence and Impact on Quality of Life Among Rwandan Healthcare Workers: A Cross-sectional Survey
(Sa Medical Assoc , Block F Castle Walk Corporate Park, Nossob Street, Erasmuskloof Ext3, Pretoria, South Africa, 0002, 2015)
Background. Dyspepsia has been demonstrated worldwide to have major personal and societal impacts, but data on the burden of this disease in Africa are lacking. Objective. To document the prevalence of dyspepsia and its ...
Surgical Care Needs of Low-resource Populations: An Estimate of the Prevalence of Surgically Treatable Conditions and Avoidable Deaths in 48 Countries
(Elsevier Science Inc , Ste 800, 230 Park Ave, New York, Usa, Ny, 10169, 2015)
Background Surgical care needs in low-resource countries are increasingly recognised as an important aspect of global health, yet data for the size of the problem are insufficient. The Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of ...
Prevalence of Breast Masses and Barriers to Care: Results From a Population‐based Survey in Rwanda and Sierra Leone
(Wiley , 111 River St, Hoboken, Usa, Nj, 07030-5774, 2014)
Background and Objectives:Breast cancer incidence may be increasing in low‐and middle‐income countries (LMIC). This study estimates theprevalence of breast masses in Rwanda (RW) and Sierra Leone (SL) and identifies barriers ...