Anaemia among patients with congestive cardiac failure in Uganda - its impact on treatment outcomes.

@article{Kuule2009AnaemiaAP,
  title={Anaemia among patients with congestive cardiac failure in Uganda - its impact on treatment outcomes.},
  author={Julius Kabbali Kuule and Emmanuel Seremba and Juergen Freers},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 12},
  pages={876-80}
}
BACKGROUND Anaemia increases morbidity and mortality in patients with congestive cardiac failure (CCF). Few studies have examined the prevalence of anaemia and its impact among patients with CCF in sub-Saharan Africa. We assessed the prevalence of anaemia and its influence on treatment outcome in patients with CCF attending a large referral hospital in Kampala, Uganda. METHODS Echocardiography was done and haemoglobin levels were determined in 157 patients with CCF admitted to Mulago Hospital… CONTINUE READING

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