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Prevalence of HIV/AIDS among breast cancer patients and the clinico-pathological presentation of breast cancer with HIV/AIDS in Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2011-04)
Background: Breast cancer is the most common site-specific cancer accounting for 33% of all female cancers and is responsible for 20% of the cancer-related deaths in women. Objective: To determine the prevalence of HIV ...
Subclinical atherosclerosis among HIV-infected adults attending HIV/AIDS care at two large Ambulatory HIV clinics in Uganda
(PLOS One, 2014)
Background: The increased immune activation and inflammation of chronic HIV-infection and the characteristic dyslipidemias associated with HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) contribute to an increased risk of ...
Outcome of HIV-infected and uninfected children with severe pneumonia admitted to pediatric wards at Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2012)
Background: Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children under 5 years worldwide and contributes the greatest proportion of the global burden of childhood diseases. In Uganda, pneumonia is one of the leading causes ...
Cognitive dysfunction among HIV positive and HIV negative patients with psychosis in Uganda
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Background: Cognitive impairment is an established phenomenon in HIV infected individuals and patients that have psychosis. However there is need to establish the severity of the impairment if patients are co morbid with ...
Bronchoscopy is useful for diagnosing smear-negative tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients
(European Respiratory Journal, 2010)
Depression symptoms and cognitive function among individuals with advanced HIV infection initiating HAART in Uganda
(BMC Psychiatry, 2010)
Background: Among patients with HIV infection, depression is the most frequently observed psychiatric disorder. The presence of depressive symptoms and cognitive dysfunction among HIV patients has not been well studied in ...
Incidence and predictors of mortality and the effect of tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in a cohort of TB/HIV patients commencing antiretroviral therapy
(Lippincott Wilkins & Williams, 2011)
Background: Tuberculosis-HIV (TB-HIV) coinfection remains an important cause of mortality in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs. In a cohort of TB-HIV–coinfected patients starting ART, we examined the incidence and ...
PREVALENCE AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SUBSTANCE USE AMONG ADULT PLWHA ATTENDING HIV CLINIC IN TORORO HOSPITAL, EASTERN UGANDA
(Makerere University, 2018-09-07)
Abstract Background Substance use is known to have detrimental effects on health of individuals and families. SubSaharan African is a home to nearly 70% of Global HIV Infection and increasing substance use in this region ...
Prevalence and factors associated with Insomnia sleep disorder among HIV positive adults attending Entebbe Hospital HIV outpatient clinic
Introduction: The global burden of insomnia is high in the general population but much higher in those affected by HIV. Untreated insomnia is prognostic of HIV outcomes and increases the risk for psychological comorbidity ...