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Levels of Bifurcation of the Sciatic Nerve among Ugandans at School of Biomedical Sciences Makerere and Mulago Hospital Uganda
(East and Central African Journal of Surgery, 2010)
Background: The sciatic nerve is derived from the lumbo-sacral plexus, It is the thickest nerve in the whole body, it exits the gluteal region through the lower part of the greater sciatic foramen, it is the main innervator ...
Serum oestrogen, progesterone and prolactin profiling in mastalgia at Mulago Hospital Breast Clinic
(Makerere university, 2015-08)
Background/Introduction: Approximately 60% to 70% of women experience some degree of breast pain at some stage of their lives. In Mulago Hospital, a cross sectional study conducted in 2005 on patients attending the breast ...
Gross appearance of sputum and factors associated with genexpert outcome among smear-negative adult presumptive tuberculosis patients at Mulago Hospital, Kampala
(Makerere University, 2015-08)
Background: The introduction of GeneXpert in the diagnostic algorithm of TB was envisaged to cause improvements in the diagnosis. Although some factors that influence its performance including HIV status, sputum volume ...
Prevalence and factors associated with dry eye syndrome in adult patients presenting at Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2015-09)
Introduction: Dry eye syndrome is a disease of tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of ocular discomfort and visual disturbance with potential to damage to the ocular surface. There is limited published ...
Abdominal sonographic changes among HIV-TB co-infected adult patients initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy at Mulago Hospital Complex.
(Makerere University, 2014)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection increases the risk for infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB). In HIV-TB co-infected patients, abdominal tuberculosis accounts for 11-16% of extra pulmonary cases. ...