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Prevalence of helicobacter pylori associated gastritis in patients with dyspepsia presenting to Mulago National Referral Hospital
(Makerere University, 2014-05)
Introduction: More than half of the world’s population is infected with Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori), the primary cause of chronic gastritis. Chronic gastritis is associated with peptic ulcer and in advanced stages with ...
High burden of hepatitis B infection in Northern Uganda: results of a population-based survey.
(BMC Public Health, 2013-08)
Background: Worldwide 2 billion people are exposed to hepatitis B infection, 350 million have chronic infection, 65 million in sub-Saharan Africa. Uganda is highly endemic with 10% national prevalence of hepatitis B ...
Children will always be children’: Exploring perceptions and experiences of HIV-positive children who may not take their treatment and why they may not tell
(Routledge Informa Ltd, 2014-07-21)
HIV-positive children and young people may face substantial social barriers to maintaining appropriate levels of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) during childhood and adolescence. In this paper, we focus on these ...
Chest radiographic features and factors associated with smear negative, culture positive pulmonary Tuberculosis in Uganda: a population based study.
Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Early, accurate detection and treatment of active cases is vital for good clinical outcomes and disease control. Although sputum ...
Health related quality of life among prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy treated in Mulago hospital and Uganda cancer institute.
(Makerere University, 2018-06-12)
BACKGROUND: The incidence of prostate cancer in Uganda increases by 5.2% annually. Majority of patients are diagnosed with advanced disease that is only managed with palliation using Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT). ...
Serum Album as a marker of burns injury severity and Hospital stay at Mulago National Refferal Hospital, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2018-12)
Severe burns have been shown to lower serum albumin levels. Burns of TBSA as low as 10% have significant hyper catabolic, hyper metabolic and inflammatory process which lead to reduced albumin production and increased ...