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Validation of the Identification and Intervention for Dementia in Elderly Africans (IDEA) cognitive screen in Nigeria and Tanzania
BackgroundWe have previously described the development of the Identification and Intervention for Dementia in Elderly Africans (IDEA) cognitive screen for use in populations with low levels of formalExpand
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Gaps in Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries—A Systematic Review
OBJECTIVE The extent to which diabetes (DM) practice guidelines, often based on evidence from high-income countries (HIC), can be implemented to improve outcomes in low- and middle-income countriesExpand
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Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to stroke in Ghana and Nigeria: A SIREN call to action
Introduction Stroke is a prominent cause of death, disability, and dementia in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Stroke Investigative Research and Education Network works collaboratively with strokeExpand
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Prevalence and Prognostic Features of ECG Abnormalities in Acute Stroke: Findings From the SIREN Study Among Africans.
BACKGROUND Africa has a growing burden of stroke with associated high morbidity and a 3-year fatality rate of 84%. Cardiac disease contributes to stroke occurrence and outcomes, but the preciseExpand
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Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
Hypertension, a leading cause of other cardiovascular diseases, is also a leading cause of disability and death worldwide.1 Over 1 billion people are diagnosed with hypertension, such that 1 in 3Expand
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Knowledge, attitudes and practices of West Africans on genetic studies of stroke: Evidence from the SIREN Study
Background It is crucial to assess genomic literacy related to stroke among Africans in preparation for the ethical, legal and societal implications of the genetic revolution which has begun inExpand
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Exploring Overlaps Between the Genomic and Environmental Determinants of LVH and Stroke: A Multicenter Study in West Africa.
BACKGROUND Whether left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is determined by similar genomic and environmental risk factors with stroke, or is simply an intermediate stroke marker, is unknown. OBJECTIVESExpand
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Sexual dysfunction among Nigerian women with epilepsy
OBJECTIVES Sexual dysfunction (SD) has been shown to be more prevalent among females with epilepsy (FWE) when compared with controls. Identified risk factors for SD among FWE include depression,Expand
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Case Series of Demyelinating Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges with Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis from Neuro-myelitis Optica
Introduction: Neuromyelitis (NMO) is a distinct entity from multiple sclerosis and effort must be made to differentiate both entities. International Panel on Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in MayExpand