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Submissions from 2017

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Risk Factors for Hypoxia and Tachypnea Among Adolescents With Vertically-acquired HIV in Nairobi, Engi F. Attia, Noel S. Weiss, Elizabeth Maleche Obimbo, Christine J. McGrath, Anthony Cagle, Eoin T. West, El Antouny G. Neveen, Attwa Mena, Crothers Kristina, and Michael Chung

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Alcohol use and immune reconstitution among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Nairobi, Kenya, Anthony Cagle, Christine McGrath, Barbra A. Richardson, Dennis Donovan, Sameh Sakr, Nelly Yatich, Richard Ngomoa, Agnes Chepngeno Langat, Grace John-Stewart, and Michael Chung

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Factors that influence advance directives completion amongst terminally ill patients at a tertiary hospital in Kenya, Stephen Omondi, John Weru, Asim Jamal, and Gerald Yonga

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Improving and Sustaining ICT Skills of Health Researchers in Kenya Through a Three-Tiered Approach of Online Learning, Hands-On Workshops, and Personalized Mentoring, A. Osoti, J. Kinuthia, Michael Chung, E. Opiyo, R. Oboko, C. Chepken, S. Fueller, D. Masuda, M. Dunbar, and D. Masys

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Maternal Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces Vertical Cytomegalovirus Transmission But Does Not Reduce Breast Milk Cytomegalovirus Levels, Jennifer A. Slyker, Barbra Richardson, Michael Chung, Claire Atkinson, Kristjana H. Ásbjörnsdóttir, Dara A. Lehman, Michael Boeckh, Vincent Emery, James Kiarie, and Grace John-Stewart

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Practical Neurology linked to the curriculum: an online resource, Dilraj Sokhi, Alice Brockington, and Christine Lo

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Costs of integrating cervical cancer screening at an HIV clinic in Kenya, Elisabeth L. Vodicka, Joseph B. Babigumira, Marita R. Mann, Rose J. Kosgei, Fan Lee, Nelly R. Mugo, Timothy C. Okech, Samah R. Sakr, Louis P. Garrison Jr, and Michael Chung

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Considerations for the Pharmacological Management of Elderly Patients, Sizheng Zhao, Fred Otieno, Asan Akpan, and Robert J. Moots

Submissions from 2016

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Sensitivity and Specificity of Respiratory Symptoms and Clinical Signs for Abnormal Spirometry among HIV+ Individuals in Kenya, Engi F. Attia, Elizabeth Maleche-Obimbo, Nelly Yatich, Lilian Ndukwe, Sameh Sakr, Neveen G. El Antouny, Michael Chung, and Kristina A. Crothers

The Association between Asymptomatic and Mild Neurocognitive Impairment and Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy amongst people living with HIV, Violet Maloba Awori

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RAS Mutation Predicts Positive Resection Margins and Narrower Resection Margins in Patients Undergoing Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases, Kristoffer Watten Brudvik, Yoshihiro Mise, Michael Chung, Yun Shin Chun, Scott E. Kopetz, Guillaume Passot, Claudius Conrad, Dipen M. Maru, Thomas A. Aloia, and Jean-Nicolas Vauthey

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Increasing HIV-1 pretreatment drug resistance among antiretroviral-naïve adults initiating treatment between 2006 and 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya, Michael Chung, Silverman Rachel, Beck Ingrid, Yatich Nelly, Dross Sandra, Jennifer McKernan-Mullin, Stephen Bii, Kenneth Tapia, Joshua Stern, Chohan Bhavna, Samah R. Sakr, and James N. Kiarie

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Implementation of HIV Drug Resistance Testing in Kenya, Horacio Duarte, Ingrid Beck, James Munyao, Molly Levine, Catherine Kiptinness, Bhavna Chohan, Samah Sakr, Michael Chung, and Lisa Frenkel

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Short Communication: Analysis of Minor Populations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus by Primer Identification and Insertion-Deletion and Carry Forward Correction Pipelines, Paul Hughes, Wenjie Deng, Scott C. Olson, Robert W. Coombs, Michael Chung, and Lisa M. Frenkel

The Diagnostic Accuracy Of Determine™ Tb Lam Antigen in Detection of Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis (EPTB), Fatimah Osman Juma

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A case of refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura treated with plasmapheresis and rituximab, Nicholas Kirui and Ahmed Sokwala

Risk factors, Clinico-Pathologic Characteristics and Outcomes in Young Kenyan Female Patients with Breast Cancer in AKUH-N, Gilford Mutwiri Mwikamba

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What change in outcomes after cardiac arrest is necessary to change practice? Results of an international survey, Graham Nichol, Siobhan P. Brown, Gavin D. Perkins, Francis Kim, Fritz Sterz, Jo Ann Broeckel Elrod, Spyros Mentzelopoulos, Richard Lyon, Yaseen Arabi, Maaret Castren, Peter Larsen, Terence Valenzuela, Jan-Thorsten Graesner, Scott Youngquist, Nalinas Khunkhlai, Henry E. Wang, Franek Ondrej, Juan Manuel Fraga Sastrias, Anders Barasa, and Michael R. Sayre

Factors that Influence Advance Directives Completion amongst Terminally Ill Patients at AKUHN, Stephen Omondi Otieno

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Simplified Paper Format for Detecting HIV Drug Resistance in Clinical Specimens by Oligonucleotide Ligation, Nuttada Panpradist, Ingrid A. Beck, Michael Chung, James N. Kiarie, Lisa M. Frenkel, and Barry R. Lutz

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Symptoms in women with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A mixed method study, Harshida Patel, Marie Berg, Anders Barasa, Cecily Begley, and Maria Schaufelberger

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Partner Disclosure and Early CD4 Response among HIV-Infected Adults Initiating Antiretroviral Treatment in Nairobi Kenya, T. Tony Trinh, Nelly Yatich, Richard Ngomoa, Christine J. McGrath, Barbra A. Richardson, Samah R. Sakr, Agnes Langat, Grace C. John-Stewart, and Michael Chung

Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Mohamed Hasham Varwani

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Telephone versus Face to Face Palliative Care Consults during Referral, John Weru

Submissions from 2015

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Development of the roadmap and guidelines for the prevention and management of high blood pressure in Africa: Proceedings of the PASCAR: Hypertension task force meeting: Nairobi, Kenya, Anastase Dzudie, Dike Ojji, Benedict Chukwuemeka Anisiuba, Serigne Abdou, Ruth Cornick, Albertino Damasceno, Abdoul Kane, Ana Ogla Mocumbi, Awad Mohamed, George Nel, Elijah Ogola, Basden Onwubere, Harun Otieno, Brian Rainer, Aletta Schutte, Ibrahim Toure Ali, Marc Twagirumukiza, Neil Poulter, and Bongani Mayosi

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Methylation Levels of CADM1, MAL, and MIR124-2 in Cervical Scrapes for Triage of HIV-Infected, High-Risk HPV-Positive Women in Kenya., De Vuyst Hugo, Franceschi Silvia, Plummer Martyn, Nelly R. Mugo, Samah R. Sakr, Chris J. L. M. Meijer, Daniëlle A. M. Heideman, Vanessa Tenet, Peter J. F. Snijders, Albertus T. Hesselink, and Michael Chung

Respiratory function amongst asymptomatic HIV positive and HIV negative clients at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Noah Kipkemei Murbiy

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Gender differences in clinical characteristics and outcome of acute heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: results of the THESUS-HF study, Okechukwu S. Ogah, Beth A. Davison, Karen Sliwa, Bongani M. Mayosi, Albertino Damasceno, Mahmoud U. Sani, Charles Mondo, Anastase Dzudie, Dike B. Ojji, Charles Kouam, Ahmed Suliman, Neshaad Schrueder, Gerald Yonga, Sergine Abdou Ba, Fikru Maru, Bekele Alemayehu, Christopher Edwards, and Gad Cotter

Comparison of cardiovascular risk profiles amongst newly diagnosed cancer patients and non-cancer patients at the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Majid Lingani-Ncube Sikosana

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Mortality Across Two ART Trials Enrolling at ≤200 vs ≤350 CD4 cells/uL in Kenya, Rachel A. Silverman, Michael Chung, James N. Kiarie, Nelly Yatich, Julia Njoroge, Catherine Kiptiness, Samah Sakr, Grace John-Stewart, and Lisa Frenkel

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Atrial fibrillation in sub-saharan Africa: epidemiology, unmet needs, and treatment options, Bruce Sheldon Stambler and Mzee Ngunga

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Characterization of in-hospital cardiac arrest in adult patients at a tertiary hospital in Kenya, Benjamin Wachira

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Uchunguzi (Journal Watch/Montre de journal) June 2015, Benjamin Wachira

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Uchunguzi (Journal WatchMontre de Journal) March 2015, Benjamin Wachira

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Uchunguzi (Journal Watch/Montre de journal) September 2015, Benjamin Wachira

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Initial Impressions and Review of Literature Concerning Factors Affecting the Use of Palliative Care Assessment Tools in an African Setting, John Weru

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Incidence and risk factors for acute myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery at the Aga Khan University hospital Nairobi, Salim Said Ahmed

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Rationale and design of the Pan-African sudden cardiac death survey: The Pan-African SCD study, Aimé Bonny, Marcus Ngantcha, Sylvie Ndongo Amougou, Adama Kane, Sonia Marrakchi, Emmy Okello, Georges Taty, Abdulrrazzak Gehani, Mamadou Diakite, Mohammed Talle, Pier Lambiase, Martin Houenassi, Ashley Chin, Harun Otieno, Gloria Temu, Isaac Koffi Owusu, Kamilu Karaye, Abdalla AM Awad, Bo Bo Gregers Winkel, and Silvia Priori

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Oligonucleotide ligation assay detects HIV drug resistance associated with virologic failure among antiretroviral-naive adults in Kenya, Michael Chung, Ingrid A. Beck, Sandra Dross, Kenneth Tapia, James N. Kiarie, Barbra A. Richardson, Julie Overbaugh, Samah R. Sakr, Grace C. John-Stewart, and Lisa M. Frenkel

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Residual Disease and HPV Persistence after Cryotherapy for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Grade 2/3 in HIV-Positive Women in Kenya, Hugo De Vuyst, Nelly R. Mugo, Silvia Franceschi, Kevin McKenzie, Vanessa Tenet, Julia Njoroge, Farzana S. Rana, Samah R. Sak, and Peter J. F. Snijders

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Clinical features, proximate causes, and consequences of active convulsive epilepsy in Africa, Symon M. Kariuki, William Matuja, Albert Akpalu, Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige, Martin Chabi, Ryan G. Wagner, Myles Connor, Eddie Chengo, Anthony K. Ngugi, Rachael Odhiambo, Christian Bottomley, Steven White, Josemir W. Sander, Brian G. R. Neville, and Charles R. J. C. Newton

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Effect of surgical subspecialty training on patent ductus arteriosus ligation outcomes, Dor Markush, Kelleigh E. Briden, Michael Chung, Katherine W. Herbst, Trudy J. Lerer, Stephen Neff, Amy C. Wu, and Brendan T. Campbell

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Interventions to promote adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Africa: a network meta-analysis, Edward J. Mills, Richard Lester, Kristian Thorlund, Maria Lorenzi, Katherine Muldoon, Steve Kanters, Sebastian Linnemayr, Robert Gross, Yvette Calderon, K Rivet Amico, Harsha Thirumurthy, Cynthia Pearson, Robert H. Remien, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Lehana Thabane, Michael Chung, Ira B. Wilson, Albert Liu, Olalekan A. Uthman, Jane Simoni, David Bangsberg, Sanni Yaya, Till Bärnighausen, Nathan Ford, and Jean B. Nachega

Comparison of cardiometabolic risk profile between HIV patients on art and those who are art naïve, Erick Kimani Njenga

Prevalence and clinical characteristics of venous thromboembolism at the Aga Khan University hospital, Nairobi, Felix Mutuma Riunga

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Emerging antiretroviral drug resistance in sub-Saharan Africa: novel affordable technologies are needed to provide resistance testing for individual and public health benefits, Gert U. van Zyl, Lisa M. Frenkel, Michael Chung, Wolfgang Preiser, John W. Mellors, and Jean B. Nachega

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Acute management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction in a tertiary hospital in Kenya: are we complying with practice guidelines?, Benjamin Wachira, Andrew Owuor, and Harun Otieno

Submissions from 2013

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Comparing Papanicolau smear, visual inspection with acetic acid and human papillomavirus cervical cancer screening methods among HIV-positive women by immune status and antiretroviral therapy, M. H. Chung; K. P. McKenzie; H. D. Vuyst; B. A. Richardson; F. Rana,; R. Pamnani; J. W. Njoroge; E. Nyongesa-Malava; S. R. Sakr; G. C. John-Stewart; and N. R. Mugo

Effect of mobile phone short message service on adherence rates to antihypertensives at the Family Medicine Clinic, Barbara Karau

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The muranga teleophthalmology study: comparison of virtual (teleglaucoma) with in-person clinical assessment to diagnose glaucoma, D. Kiage, I. N. Kherani, S. Gichuhi, K. F. Damji, and M. Nyenze

Prevalence and factors associated with depression among patients with epilepsy in a Kenyan tertiary care hospital, Nduku Kiko

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Improving diabetic retinopathy screening in Africa: Patient satisfaction with teleophthalmology versus ophthalmologist-based screening, K. Kurji, D. Kiage, C. J. Rudnisky, and K. F. Damji

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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of atrial fibrillation and flutter at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, J. Shavadia, G. Yonga, S. Mwanzi, A. Jinah, A. Moriasi, and H. Otieno

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Readmission and death after an acute heart failure event: predictors and outcomes in sub-saharan africa: results from the thesus-hf registry, K. Sliwa, B. A. Davison, B. M. Mayosi, A. Damasceno, M. Sani, O. S. Ogah, C. Mondo, D. Ojji, A. Dzudie, C. K. Kouam, A. Suliman, N. Schrueder, G. Yonga, S. A. Ba, F. Maru, B. Alemayehu, C. Edwards, and G. Cotter

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Major incidents in Kenya: the case for emergency services development and training, Benjamin Wachira and Wayne Smith

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The prevalence of smoking and the knowledge of smoking hazards and smoking cessation strategies among hiv positive patients in johannesburg, south africa, P. Waweru, R. Anderson, H. Steel, WDF. Venter, D. Murdoch, and C. Feldman

Submissions from 2012

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The causes, treatment, and outcome of acute heart failure in 1006 Africans From 9 countries, Albertino Damasceno, Bongani M. Mayosi, Mahmoud Sani, Okechukwu S. Ogah, Charles Mondo, Dike Ojji, Anastase Dzudie, Charles Kouam Kouam, Ahmed Suliman, Neshaad Schrueder, Gerald Yonga, Serigne Abdou Ba, Fikru Maru, Bekele Alemayehu, Christopher Edwards, Beth A. Davison, Gad Cotter, and Karen Sliwa

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The influence of antiretroviral therapy on the QTc interval in an African cohort, J. Shavadia, R. Shah, G. Yonga, R. Patel, J. Stebbing, and M. Nelson

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A prospective review of acute coronary syndromes in an urban hospital in sub-Saharan Africa, J. Shavadia, G. Yonga, and H. Otieno

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

Hepatitis B vaccination rate and determining factors amongst health care workers at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Herman Ekea

The influence of depression on adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected patients at Aga Khan University Hospital (Nairobi), Evelyn W. Karanja-Mbugua

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Cytological diagnosis of typical carcinoid on bronchoscopic brush smears in an HIV-positive patient, Neeta Kumar, Shahin Sayed, and Swati Das

An analysis of the clinical practice of emergency medicine in public emergency centres in Kenya, Benjamin W. Wachira

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Outbreak of beriberi among African union troops in Mogadishu, Somalia, John T. Watson, Hassan El Bushra, Emmaculate J. Lebo, Godfrey Bwire, James Kiyengo, Gideon Emukule, Victor Omballa, John Tole, Muvunyi Zuberi, Robert F. Breiman, and Mark A. Katz

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

Peripheral arterial disease in HIV positive and negative subjects at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Farida Kaittany

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Familial clustering of cancer in two tertiary care hospitals in Nairobi, Kenya, G. W. Kiarie, N. O. Abinya, M. D. Joshi, G. N. Lule, and G. Z. Mutuma

A randomised comparative trial of seven versus fourteen day triple therapy for helicobacter pylori eradication at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Ahmed Sokwala

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Risk of contrast induced nephropathy in HIV patients receiving radiographic contrast at three Aga Khan Hospitals, Sitna A. Mwanzi

Antiretroviral therapy dose adjustments based on calculated creatinine clearance, J. Shavadia, G. Tesfaldet, and M. Twahir

Submissions from 2008

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Primary cerebral angitis of the central nervous system: case report, S. Das, J. O. Jowi, K. Hameed, and F. S. Rana

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The concept of skin bleaching in Africa and its devastating health implications, Melanie de Souza

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HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C coinfection in Kenya, Reena Shah Harania, Jane Karuru, Mark Nelson, and Justin Stebbing

A review of electroencephalograms done at the Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, J. O. Jowi, Z. P Kidiga, and M. G. Gitau

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Pathological sub-types, risk factors and outcome of stroke at the Nairobi hospital, Kenya, J. O. Jowi and P. M. Mativo

Prevalence, risk factors and outcome of acute kidney injury at the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Peter W. Munyu

A randomised comparative clinical trial of prokinetic agents and proton pump inhibitors in H. pylori negative non-ulcer dyspepsia, Mzee Ngunga

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HIV-Associated pulmonary hypertension: case report, J. Shavadia, S. Das, and G. Yonga

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A randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of an HIV/AIDS symptom management manual, Dean J. Wantland, William L. Holzemer, Shahnaz Moezzi, Suzanne S. Willard, John Arudo, Kenn M. Kirksey, Carmen J. Portillo, Inge B. Corless, Marı´a E. Rosa, Linda L. Robinson, Patrice K. Nicholas, Mary Jane Hamilton, Elizabeth F. Sefcik, Sarie Human, Marta M. Rivero, Mary Maryland, and Emily Huang

Submissions from 2007

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Osmotic demyelination syndrome: Case report, Mzee Ngunga, R. Harania, K. Hameed, and J. O. Jowi

Submissions from 2002

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Nephropathy in patients with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus black Africans, F. W. Wanjohi, F. C. F. Otieno, E. N. Ogola, and E. O. Amayo

Submissions from 1999

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Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in HIV infected patients, Karen E. Rogstad, Reena Shah, G. Tesfaladet, Mohammed Abdullah, and Imtyaz Ahmed-Jushuf