George A O Magoha

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OBJECTIVE To determine the number of surgeons trained by the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, since its inception in 1967. DESIGN This was a retrospective (1975-1987) and prospective study (1988-1999). SETTING Kenyatta National Hospital, a National Referral Hospital and University of Nairobi(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe early postoperative complications of prostatectomy. DESIGN A descriptive prospective study. SETTING Kenyatta National Hospital between 6th October 2003 and 21st June 2004. SUBJECTS Eighty five men undergoing prostatectomy for the relief of lower urinary tract obstruction due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. Procedures included(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a standard procedure for male circumcision in a resource-poor medical setting and prospectively evaluate the outcome in a randomized, controlled trial with the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as the main outcome, as studies suggest that circumcision is associated with a lower incidence of HIV and other sexually(More)
OBJECTIVE To present and evaluate circumcision practices in Nigerian and Kenyan Africans. DESIGN Continuous prospective study involving:- two hundred and forty-nine consecutive circumcisions performed from 1981 to 1998 and; fifty patients with post circumcision complications referred for further management during the same period. SETTING Lagos(More)
This is a report of prospective study of eight patients with testicular tumours seen at the Urology Unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital over a five-year period (1979-1983). The mean age was 32.7 years. Four patients (50%) had germ cell tumours including embryonal carcinoma 25%, seminoma 12.5% and malignant teratoma undifferentiated (MTU) 12.5%.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence, clinical characteristics, management methods and prognosis of testicular cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital. DESIGN Retrospective case study of testicular cancer patients over a fifteen year period. SETTING Kenyatta National Hospital, a referral and teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS All histologically confirmed(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide an overview of the current global status of female genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision practised in various countries. DATA SOURCE Major published series of peer reviewed journals writing about female genital mutilation (FGM) over the last two decades were reviewed using the index medicus and medline search. A few earlier(More)
BACKGROUND Urolithiasis is an emerging problem in Kenya previously thought to be very rare and in which the use of modern methods of treatment has not been widely practiced OBJECTIVE To review the presentation and management of patients presenting with urolithiasis in Nairobi, Kenya DESIGN A retrospective study SETTING The Nairobi hospital and Upper(More)
OBJECTIVE To study clinical prostate cancer in this locality with particular interest in incidence, clinical presentation and treatment. DESIGN A descriptive prospective study. SETTING Kenyatta National Referral and Teaching Hospital affiliated to College of Health Sciences of the University of Nairobi between November 1998 and October 1999. PATIENTS(More)
Thirty one patients with carcinoma of penis were studied retrospectively at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, over a 20-year period (1971-1990). The majority of patients presented late with symptomatology of over one year duration. 88% of patients with carcinoma were uncircumcised, while the three (12%) patients who were circumcised but developed(More)