Research Publication Papers


Over 10 papers were published in 2012 including:

  1. Okechi H, Albright AL, Nzioka A. Tethered cord syndrome secondary to the unusual constellation of a split cord malformation, lumbar myelomeningocele, and coexisting neurenteric cyst. Case Report Neurol Med. 2012;2012:635029. Epub 2012 Sep 6.
  2. Okechi H, Albright AL. Intraventricular meningioma: case report and literature review. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2012;48(1):30-4. doi: 10.1159/000341176. Epub 2012 Aug 21.
  3. Albright AL, Okechi H. Use of the NICO Myriad device for tumor and cyst removals in a developing country. Childs Nerv Syst. 2012 Apr;28(4):599-604. doi: 10.1007/s00381-012-1720-1. Epub 2012 Feb 25.
  4. Sayed S, Moloo Z, Bird P, Wasike R, Njoroge W, Karanu J, Nzioka A, Sherman O, Prasad S, Mariwa C, Otieno JO, Chumba D, Koech D, Mbinga D, Mohammed M, Njoroge R, Chauhan R, Vinayak S, Kyobutungi C, Saleh M. Breast cancer diagnosis in a resource poor environment through a collaborative multidisciplinary approach: the Kenyan experience. J Clin Pathol. 2013 Feb 1.
  5. Axt J, Nthumba PM, Mwanzia K, Hansen E, Tarpley MJ, Krishnaswami S, Nwomeh BC, Holterman AX, Nadler EP, Simeone D, Orloff S, Tarpley JL, Merchant NB. Surgery. 2012 Dec 27. doi:pii: S0039-6060(12)00574-0. 10.1016/j.surg.2012.09.014The role of global surgery electives during residency training: Relevance, realities, and regulations.
  6. Nthumba PM. Osteosarcoma of the jaws: a review of literature and a case report on synchronous multicentric osteosarcomas. World J Surg Oncol. 2012 Nov 12;10:240. doi: 10.1186/1477-7819-10-240.
  7. Dale EL, Mueller MA, Wang L, Fogerty MD, Guy JS, Nthumba PM Epidemiology of operative burns at Kijabe Hospital from 2006 to 2010: Pilot study of a web-based tool for creation of the Kenya Burn Repository. Burns. 2012 Oct 3. doi:pii: S0305-4179(12)00292-6. 10.1016/j.burns.2012.09.003. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Wood JH, Nthumba PM, Stepita-Poenaru E, Poenaru D. Pediatric surgical site infection in the developing world: a Kenyan experience. Pediatr Surg Int. 2012 May;28(5):523-7. doi: 10.1007/s00383-012-3058-x.
  9. Nthumba PM. The supraclavicular artery flap: a versatile flap for neck and orofacial reconstruction. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Aug;70(8):1997-2004. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2011.08.043. Epub 2011 Dec 16. Review.
  10. Riviello ED, Letchford S, Achieng L, Newton MW. Critical care in resource-poor settings: lessons learned and future directions. Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr;39(4):860-7. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318206d6d5
  11. Achieng L, Musangi H, Ong’uti S, Ombegoh E, Bryant L, Mwiindi J, Smith N, Keiser P.  An observational cohort comparison of facilitators of retention in care and adherence to anti-eetroviral therapy at an HIV treatment center in Kenya. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32727. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032727. Epub 2012 Mar 9.