David M. Karuri

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BACKGROUND There is a great need for safe surgical services in sub-Saharan Africa, but a major difficulty of performing surgery in this region is the high risk of post-operative surgical site infection (SSI). METHODS We aimed to systematically review which interventions had been tested in sub-Saharan Africa to reduce the risk of SSI and to synthesize(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the colorectal cancer clinical data with respect to the anatomical location and stage of disease. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. SETTING Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Nairobi, Kenya. SUBJECTS Two hundred and fifty three tumours were categorised as right colonic (RCC), left colonic (LCC) and rectal (RC) lesions. The(More)
CRC (CRC) rates are low but increasing in Africa. Data on detection, treatment, and outcome are scarce. The aim of this study was to evaluate the presentation, treatment, and outcome pattern of CRC and to compare the care processes for two time periods. The setting was Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), a teaching and referral center. A total of 259 patients(More)
Background: There is a great need for safe surgical services in sub-Saharan Africa, but a major difficulty of performing surgery in this region is the high risk of post-operative surgical site infection (SSI). Methods: We aimed to systematically review which interventions had been tested in sub-Saharan Africa to reduce the risk of SSI and to synthesize(More)
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