Publications from MEPI-CVD

  1. Emmy Okello et al; Socioeconomic and environmental risk factors among rheumatic heart disease patients in Uganda PLoS One. 2012;7(8)
  2. Emmy Okello et al; Cardiovascular complications in newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease patients at Mulago Hospital, Uganda Cardiovasc J Afr 2013; 24: 82–87
  3. James Kayima et al; Hypertension awareness, treatment and control in Africa: A systematic review. BMC Cardiovascular diseases 2013; 13:54
  4. Jane Nakibuuka et al; Utility of Transthoracic Echocardiography and carotid Doppler Ultrasound in differential diagnosis and management of ischemic stroke in a developing country. Journal of Cardiology and Clinical Research 2013;1(2):1012
  5. Longenecker, Chris T; Okello, Emmy; Lwabi, Peter; Costa, Marco A; Simon, Daniel I; Salata, Robert A. Management of rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: the emerging epidemic of non-AIDS comorbidity in resource-limited settings. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2014; 65(2):e79-80.
  6. Nakibuuka J, Sajatovic M, Katabira E, Ddumba E, Byakika-Tusiime J, and Furlan AJ. Knowledge and perception of stroke: a population survey in Uganda. ISRN Stroke. Volume 2014, Article ID 309106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/309106
  7. Ssinabulya I, Kayima J, Longenecker C, Luwedde M, Semitala F, Kambugu A, Ameda F, Bugeza S, McComsey G, Freers J, Nakanjako D. Subclinical Atherosclerosis among HIV-Infected Adults Attending HIV/AIDS Care at Two Large Ambulatory HIV Clinics in Uganda. PLoS ONE 2014: 9(2): e89537.
  8. Okello E, Beaton A, Mondo CK, Kruszka P, Kiwanuka N, Odoi-Adome R, Freers J. Rheumatic Heart Disease in Uganda: The Association between MHC Class II HLA DR Alleles and Disease. BMC Cardiovascular Diseases 2014; 14:28
  9. Kayima J, Nyakoojo W, Nakanjako D, Costa MA, Longenecker CT, Simon DI. Acute Spontaneous Coronary Artery Thrombosis as Initial Presentation of HIV Infection in a Young Man. Case Rep Cardiol. 2015;2015:342348. doi: 10.1155/2015/342348. Epub 2015 Mar 2.
  10. Nakibuuka J, Sajatovic M, Nankabirwa J, Furlan AJ, Kayima J, Ddumba E, Katabira E, Byakika-Tusiime J. Stroke-Risk Factors Differ between Rural and Urban Communities: Population Survey in Central Uganda. Neuroepidemiology. 2015;44(3):156-65. doi: 10.1159/000381453. Epub 2015 May 7.
  11. Babua C, Kalyesubula R, Okello E, Kakande B, Sebatta E, Mungoma M, Mondo CK. Cardiovascular risk factors among patients with chronic kidney disease attending a tertiary hospital in Uganda. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Jul-Aug;26(4):177-80. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2015-045.
  12. Nakibuuka J, Sajatovic M, Nankabirwa J, Ssendikadiwa C, Furlan AJ, Katabira E, Kayima J, Kalema N, Byakika-Tusiime J, Ddumba E. Early mortality and functional outcome after acute stroke in Uganda: prospective study with 30 day follow-up. Springerplus. 2015 Aug 25;4:450. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1252-8. eCollection 2015.
  13. Kayima J, Nankabirwa J, Sinabulya I, Nakibuuka J, Zhu X, Rahman M, Longenecker CT, Katamba A, Mayanja-Kizza H, Kamya MR. Determinants of hypertension in a young adult Ugandan population in epidemiological transition-the MEPI-CVD survey. BMC Public Health. 2015 Aug 28;15:830. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2146-y.
  14. Babua C, Kalyesubula R, Okello E, Kakande B, Sebatta E, Mungoma M, Mondo C. Pattern and presentation of cardiac diseases among patients with chronic kidney disease attending a national referral hospital in Uganda: a cross sectional study. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Aug 4;16:126. doi: 10.1186/s12882-015-0128-z.
  15. Kiggundu DS, Mutebi E, Kibirige D, Boxer R, Kakande B, Kigozi BK, Katabira E. Vitamin D deficiency and its characteristics among patients with acute stroke at a national referral hospital in Kampala Uganda. BMC Endocr Disord. 2015 Oct 5;15:53. doi: 10.1186/s12902-015-0053-y.
  16. Mayito J, Mungoma M, Kakande B, Okello DC, Wanzira H, Kayima J, Mondo CK. Angiotensin II status and sympathetic activation among hypertensive patients in Uganda: a cross-sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Oct 20;8:586. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1544-7
  17. Yvonne Brenda Nabunnya, James Kayima, Chris T. Longenecker, Richard A. Josephson and Juergen Freers. The safety and efficacy of prednisolone in preventing reaccumulation of ascites among endomyocardial fibrosis patients in Uganda: a randomized clinical trial. BMC Res Notes (2015) 8:783
  18. Wan Zhu Zhang, Emmy Okello, Wilson Nyakoojo, Peter Lwabi, and Charles K Mondo Proportion of patients in the Uganda rheumatic heart disease registry with advanced disease requiring urgent surgical interventions Afr Health Sci. 2015 Dec; 15(4): 1182–1188.doi:  10.4314/ahs.v15i4.17 PMCID: PMC4765392
  19. Martin Muddu, Edrisa Mutebi, Charles Mondo Prevalence, types and factors associated with echocardiographic abnormalities among newly diagnosed diabetic patients at Mulago Hospital. Afri Health Sci. 2016;16(1): 183-19
  20. Namuyonga J, Lubega S, Musiime V, Lwabi P, Lubega I. Cardiac Dysfunction Among Ugandan HIV-infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Mar;35(3):e85-8. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000997.
  21. Nakibuuka J, Sajatovic M, Nankabirwa J, Ssendikadiwa C, Kalema N, Kwizera A, Byakika-Tusiime J, Furlan AJ, Kayima J, Ddumba E, Katabira E. Effect of a 72 Hour Stroke Care Bundle on Early Outcomes after Acute Stroke: A Non Randomised Controlled Study.PLoS One. 2016 May 4;11(5):e0154333. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154333. eCollection 2016.
  22. Nankabirwa H, Kalyesubula R, Ssinabulya I, Katabira ET, Cumming RG.A cross-sectional study of hyponatraemia among elderly patients with heart failure in Uganda. BMJ Open. 2016 May 17;6(5):e009775. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009775.
  23. Charles Lugero, Davis Kibirige, James Kayima, Charles K Mondo, Jurgen Freers.  Atrial fibrillation among the black population in a Ugandan tertiary hospital. International Journal of General Medicine. 2016:9 191-198
  24. Isaac Ssinabulya, Yvonne Nabunnya, Brian Kiggundu, Michael Mungoma, James Kayima; Hypertension control and care at Mulago Hospital ambulatory clinic, Kampala-Uganda BMC research note 2016
  25. Anthony Batte, Peter Lwabi, Sulaiman Lubega, Sarah Kiguli, Violette Nabatte, and Charles Karamagi; Prevalence of arrhythmias among children below 15years of age with congenital heart diseases attending Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2016; 16: 67
  26. Naomi Kebba, Tom Mwambu, Michael Oketcho, Jonathan Izudi, and Ekwaro A. Obuku; Chest closure without drainage after open patent ductus arteriosus ligation in Ugandan children: A non-blinded randomized controlled trial BMC Surg. 2016; 16: 69.
  27. Irene Nayiga, Emmy Okello, Peter Lwabi, and Grace Ndeezi; Prevalence of group a streptococcus pharyngeal carriage and clinical manifestations in school children aged 5–15 yrs in Wakiso District, Uganda BMC Infect Dis. 2017; 17: 248.
  28. Chin JH, Twinobuhungiro A, Sandhu A, Hootsmans N, Kayima J, Kalyesubula R. Determinants of Raised Blood Pressure in Urban Uganda: A Community-Based Case-Control Study Ethn Dis. 2017 Jan 19;27(1):15-20. doi: 10.18865/ed.27.1.15.
  29. Kayima J, Liang J, Natanzon Y, Nankabirwa J, Ssinabulya I, Nakibuuka J, Katamba A, Mayanja-Kizza H, Miron A, Li C, Zhu X; Association of genetic variation with blood pressure traits among East Africans. Clin Genet. 2017 Jan 20. doi: 10.1111/cge.12974. [Epub ahead of print]
  30. Kalyesubula R, Nankabirwa JI, Ssinabulya I, Siddharthan T, Kayima J, Nakibuuka J, Salata RA, Mondo C, Kamya MR, Hricik D. Kidney disease in Uganda: a community based study. BMC Nephrol. 2017 Apr 3;18(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12882-017-0521-x.
  31. Dorah Nampijja*, Elias Kumbakumba, Francis Bajunirwe and Julius Kiwanuka; Dyslipidemia and its Correlates among HIV Infected Children on HAART Attending Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital Int Clin Pathol J 2017; 4(3): 00098. DOI: 10.15406/icpjl.2017.04.00098
  32. Emmy Okello, Chris T. Longenecker, Andrea Beaton, Moses R. Kamya, Peter Lwabi; Rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: predictors of morbidity and mortality one year after presentation. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017; 17: 20. Published online 2017 Jan 7. doi: 10.1186/s12872-016-0451-8
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