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Frequency and spectrum of outpatient musculoskeletal diagnoses at a pediatric hospital in Kenya.

Rosie Scuccimarri, Laurel Broten, Angela Migowa, Thomas Ngwiri, John Wachira, Sasha Bernatsky, Carol Hitchon, Inés Colmegna,

Chronic pediatric musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are a major cause of morbidity. The burden of pediatric rheumatic diseases in East Africa is largely unknown. The purposes of this study were to estimate frequencies and assess the spectrum of MSK-related diagnoses using ICD-10 diagnostic codes among outpatients at a pediatric hospital in ... Read more >>

Clin. Rheumatol. (Clinical rheumatology)
[2019, 38(4):1195-1200]

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Cystic Echinococcosis in Turkana, Kenya: The Role of Cross-Sectional Screening Surveys in Assessing the Prevalence of Human Infection.

Nadia Solomon, Eberhard Zeyhle, Jane Carter, John Wachira, Asrat Mengiste, Thomas Romig, Paul J Fields, Calum N L Macpherson,

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a neglected zoonotic disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus. Infection leads to formation of cysts within the viscera of the human host. In the 1980s, the transhumant population of northwest Turkana, Kenya, was found to have the highest prevalence of CE in the world. In 1983, AMREF ... Read more >>

Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. (The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene)
[2017, 97(2):587-595]

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The spectrum of rheumatic in-patient diagnoses at a pediatric hospital in Kenya.

Angela Migowa, Inés Colmegna, Carol Hitchon, Eugene Were, Evelyn Ng'ang'a, Thomas Ngwiri, John Wachira, Sasha Bernatsky, Rosie Scuccimarri,

Pediatric rheumatic diseases are chronic illnesses that can cause considerable disease burden to children and their families. There is limited epidemiologic data on these diseases in East Africa. The aim of this study was to assess the spectrum of pediatric rheumatic diagnoses in an in-patient setting and determine the accuracy ... Read more >>

Pediatr Rheumatol Online J (Pediatric rheumatology online journal)
[2017, 15(1):4]

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Prevalence and correlates of treatment failure among Kenyan children hospitalised with severe community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective study of the clinical effectiveness of WHO pneumonia case management guidelines.

Ambrose Agweyu, Minnie Kibore, Lina Digolo, Caroline Kosgei, Virginia Maina, Samson Mugane, Sarah Muma, John Wachira, Mary Waiyego, Elizabeth Maleche-Obimbo,

To determine the extent and pattern of treatment failure (TF) among children hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia at a large tertiary hospital in Kenya.We followed up children aged 2-59 months with WHO-defined severe pneumonia (SP) and very severe pneumonia (VSP) for up to 5 days for TF using two definitions: (i) ... Read more >>

Trop. Med. Int. Health (Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH)
[2014, 19(11):1310-1320]

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n-3 Fatty acids affect haemostasis but do not increase the risk of bleeding: clinical observations and mechanistic insights.

John K Wachira, Mark K Larson, William S Harris,

n-3 Fatty acids (EPA and DHA, from fish oil) are essential fatty acids that are approved for the treatment of severe hypertriacylglycerolaemia and, in some countries, used for reducing the risk of CVD. Because of their inhibitory effects on platelet function, some practitioners have, perhaps unnecessarily, discontinued their use in ... Read more >>

Br. J. Nutr. (The British journal of nutrition)
[2014, 111(9):1652-1662]

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Cardiovascular disease and bridging the diagnostic gap.

John Kelly Wachira, Tom P Stys,

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is now the leading cause of death worldwide. It continues to be on the rise and has become a true pandemic that has no respect to borders.' Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of CVD. It continues to be the leading cause of mortality ... Read more >>

S D Med (South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association)
[2013, 66(9):366-369]

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Paediatric associations and postgraduate training programmes in Africa.

Peter Cartledge, John Wachira, Catherine Fagan,

Arch. Dis. Child. (Archives of disease in childhood)
[2013, 98(9):745-746]

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Ketosis-resistant diabetes: a rare case in unlikely territory.

John Kelly Wachira, Vishal Bhatia,

BACKGROUND: Ketosis-resistant diabetes is a syndrome that has undergone numerous classification schemes in the past. In 1979, the National Diabetes Data Group (NDDG) introduced an association of malnutrition and diabetes. In 1985, the World Health Organization (WHO) created a new diabetes category called malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus (MRDM). MRDM consisted of ... Read more >>

S D Med (South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association)
[2013, 66(3):95, 97-9]

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Doxycycline-induced pancreatitis: a rare finding.

John Kelly Wachira, Cristina Hill Jensen, Kelly Rhone,

BACKGROUND: Drug-induced pancreatitis (DIP) is a rare problem in medicine. A retrospective study from 45 German centers of gastroenterology concluded that only 22 of 1613 (1.4 percent) cases of acute pancreatitis in 1993 were DIP. Though DIP is a rare etiology of acute pancreatitis compared to other common etiologies like ... Read more >>

S D Med (South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association)
[2013, 66(6):227-229]

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Cleft lip and palate: a descriptive comparative, retrospective, and prospective study of patients with cleft deformities managed at 2 hospitals in Kenya.

Joseph Kimani Wanjeri, John Makanga Wachira,

This was a combined retrospective and prospective study in which 2 sets of results from 2 hospitals in Nairobi were analyzed and compared. The retrospective study was conducted at Kenyatta National Hospital, whereas the prospective study was conducted at Metropolitan Hospital.The main objective of the study was to establish the ... Read more >>

J Craniofac Surg (The Journal of craniofacial surgery)
[2009, 20(5):1352-1355]

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Ultrastructural study of Echnococcus granulosus larval forms.

Japheth K. Magambo, Ebarhard Zeyhle, John Wachira, Tom Raassen, Timothy M. Wachira,

The larval forms of Echinococcus granulosus were surgically removed from Turkana hydatid patients and studied on the electron microscope. It was found that the larval forms "hydatid cyst" consists of a protective laminated layer that surrounds the germinal layer. The germinal layer is made up of numerous germinal cells that ... Read more >>

Afr J Health Sci (African journal of health sciences)
[1995, 2(4):381-384]

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Cellular immunity to Echinococcus granulosus cysts.

Japhet K. Magambo, Zeyhle, Timothy M. Wachira, John Wachira, Tim Raasen,

A fundamental feature of Echinococcus granulosus infection is its chronicity. There are many reasons for this, including weak natural immunity and the ability of the larval stages to evade or resist elimination by the hosts' specific immune responses. To identify the types of hosts' cellular immune response, a series of ... Read more >>

Afr J Health Sci (African journal of health sciences)
[1995, 2(1):250-253]

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