C Mwangi
SurgeryCore (anatomy)Intensive care medicineProspective cohort studyEmergency medicineHyperparathyroidismPalpitationsGeneral anaesthesiaHypothermiaParathyroidectomyPrimary hyperparathyroidismHypercalcaemiaParathyroid adenomaSignificant differencePaediatric patientsEnd stage renal diseaseIntra operativeIncidence (epidemiology)MedicineCalcium metabolism
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Objective : To determine the incidence and risk factors for intra-operative hypothermia in paediatric patients undergoing general anaesthesia at the Kenyatta National Hospital. Design : A prospective observational study. Setting : The Kenyatta National Hospital main operating theatres and affiliated satellite operating theatres. Subjects : A total of 100 paediatric patients (range; three days to 12 years, mean; 4.1 ± 3.3 years) were enrolled in the study. Results : Thirty out of 100 patients dev...
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Hyperparathyroidism is an endocrinopathy affecting calcium metabolism. The leading cause of hypercalcaemia is primary hyperparathyroidism most often caused by a parathyroid adenoma. Symptomatic hyperclacemia secondary to parathyroid adenoma is usually managed by surgical excision of the adenoma1,2. We present a 54 year old female patient who presented with palpitations, general body malaise, nausea and headache on her index admission and managed for severe hypertension. She had been treated for ...
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