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Short-term outcomes of laparotomy in the two teaching hospitals of gulu university, northern uganda.
(Archives of Clinical Gastroenterology, 2020)
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical indication for laparotomy, the intra-operative fi ndings and the 30 days post-operative outcome of laparotomy in Gulu university teaching hospitals. Methods: ...
Incidental cholecystocolonic fistula in obstructive jaundice
Cholecystocolonic fistula is a rare condition often diagnosed intraoperatively, requiring an adequate set of knowledge and skills to allow safe intraoperative change of prior planned surgery and alleviate significant morbidity.
Major limb loss (MLL): An overview of etiology, outcomes, experiences and challenges faced by amputees and service providers in the post-conflict period in Northern Uganda
(Journal of Global Health Reports, 2019)
Background Trauma is a leading cause for major limb loss (MLL) during war. As societies transition into peace other factors become important. The voluntary sector plays a diminishing role in service delivery as countries ...
Prevalence of Major Limb Loss (MLL) in Post conflict Acholi sub-region of Northern Uganda: Cross sectional study
Background: Awareness of residual disabilities amongst people living in countries recovering from prolonged armed conflicts and their socio-economic consequences is increasing. Robust data on the prevalence of such ...
Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA) Relationship to Patient Age, Prostate Volume and Prostate Histology at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor,
(East and Central African Journal of Surgery, 2014)
The use of PSA for the diagnosis of cancer prostate has remained controversial as well as unreliable because many factors affect PSA levels. Included amongst the many factors that can increase PSA level are riding bicycle, ...
Intrahepatic Pregnancy - A Rare Form of Abdominal Pregnancy at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Northern Uganda; a Case Report and Literature Review.
(International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Invention, 2020)
Primary intra-hepatic pregnancy is an extremely rare condition. The purpose of this study was to report a case of 24-year-old Gravida 2 para 1+0 who presented at 35 weeks of amenorrhea with vaginal bleeding and mild right ...
Student self-assessment after Essential Surgical Skills training for final-year medical students at Gulu University, northern Uganda
(East And Central African Journal of Surgery, 2018)
Background Medical practice depends on a set of essential clinical and surgical skills, yet inadequate attention is given to training these skills in medical school. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of Essential ...
Assessment of surgical skills training: A call for quality improvement for educators in low- and middle-income countries
(East and Central African Journal of Surgery, 2019)
We read with keen interest the article by Tom R. Okello and colleagues on the assessment of their final-year medical students after Essential Surgical Skills training.1 We commend the authors, the training institution, ...
Bilateral proptosis as an early manifestation of juvenile myelomonocitic leukemia in an African child
(Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology, 2021)
We report bilateral proptosis as the unusual initial presentation of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in a Ugandan child. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia was diagnosed with complete blood count and bone marrow aspiration ...
Incidence of male breast carcinoma in North Uganda A survey at Lacor Hospital, Gulu, during 2009–2016
(Advance online publication, 2021)
BACKGROUND:Little information is available on male breast cancer (MBC) incidence from sub-Saharan Africa. OBJECTIVE:This is a retrospective study on MBC in rural North Uganda, based on the pathology records of a private, ...