Emmy Okello

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Publications

  1. pmc Rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: predictors of morbidity and mortality one year after presentation
    Emmy Okello
    Uganda Heart Institute, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 17:20. 2017
  2. pmc Rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: the association between MHC class II HLA DR alleles and disease: a case control study
    Emmy Okello
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University Uganda Heart Institute, Ward 1C, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:28. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Combined statin/coenzyme Q10 as adjunctive treatment of chronic heart failure
    Emmy Okello
    Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, 238 Jiefang Road, 430060 Wuhan City, China
    Med Hypotheses 73:306-8. 2009
  4. pmc Socioeconomic and environmental risk factors among rheumatic heart disease patients in Uganda
    Emmy Okello
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 7:e43917. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Bone marrow stem cells implantation with alpha-cyclodextrin/MPEG-PCL-MPEG hydrogel improves cardiac function after myocardial infarction
    Tao Wang
    Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, People s Republic of China
    Acta Biomater 5:2939-44. 2009
  6. pmc Cardiovascular complications in newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease patients at Mulago Hospital, Uganda
    Emmy Okello
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:80-5. 2013
  7. pmc Benzathine penicillin adherence for secondary prophylaxis among patients affected with rheumatic heart disease attending Mulago Hospital
    Charles Musoke
    Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:124-9. 2013
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors among patients with chronic kidney disease attending a tertiary hospital in Uganda
    Christopher Babua
    Department of Medicine, Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 26:177-80. 2015
  9. pmc Brief Report: Prevalence of Latent Rheumatic Heart Disease Among HIV-Infected Children in Kampala, Uganda
    Brigette Gleason
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Joint Clinical Research Center, Kampala, Uganda Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda and Uganda Heart Institute, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 71:196-9. 2016
  10. pmc Presenting features of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease patients in Mulago Hospital: a pilot study
    Wanzhu Zhang
    Uganda Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:28-33. 2013

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  1. pmc Rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: predictors of morbidity and mortality one year after presentation
    Emmy Okello
    Uganda Heart Institute, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 17:20. 2017
    ..However, data on contemporary outcomes from resource constrained areas are limited...
  2. pmc Rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: the association between MHC class II HLA DR alleles and disease: a case control study
    Emmy Okello
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University Uganda Heart Institute, Ward 1C, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:28. 2014
    ..However, there is paucity of data from sub-Saharan Africa. This study compares the frequency of HLA class II DR alleles between RHD cases and normal controls in Uganda...
  3. doi request reprint Combined statin/coenzyme Q10 as adjunctive treatment of chronic heart failure
    Emmy Okello
    Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, 238 Jiefang Road, 430060 Wuhan City, China
    Med Hypotheses 73:306-8. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Socioeconomic and environmental risk factors among rheumatic heart disease patients in Uganda
    Emmy Okello
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 7:e43917. 2012
    ..Although low socioeconomic status, and environmental factors are known risk factors for rheumatic heart disease in other societies, risk factors for rheumatic heart disease remain less well described in Uganda...
  5. doi request reprint Bone marrow stem cells implantation with alpha-cyclodextrin/MPEG-PCL-MPEG hydrogel improves cardiac function after myocardial infarction
    Tao Wang
    Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, People s Republic of China
    Acta Biomater 5:2939-44. 2009
    ..This study indicated that the injection of BMSCs with alpha-cyclodextrin/MPEG-PCL-MPEG hydrogel was an effective strategy which could enhance the effect of cellular transplantation therapy for myocardial infarction...
  6. pmc Cardiovascular complications in newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease patients at Mulago Hospital, Uganda
    Emmy Okello
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:80-5. 2013
    ..Due to lack of screening services, many patients present late, with severe valve disease. In Uganda, the disease and its complications are still not well studied...
  7. pmc Benzathine penicillin adherence for secondary prophylaxis among patients affected with rheumatic heart disease attending Mulago Hospital
    Charles Musoke
    Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:124-9. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors among patients with chronic kidney disease attending a tertiary hospital in Uganda
    Christopher Babua
    Department of Medicine, Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 26:177-80. 2015
    ..Local data about cardiovascular risk factors among CKD patients is generally scanty...
  9. pmc Brief Report: Prevalence of Latent Rheumatic Heart Disease Among HIV-Infected Children in Kampala, Uganda
    Brigette Gleason
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Joint Clinical Research Center, Kampala, Uganda Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda and Uganda Heart Institute, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 71:196-9. 2016
    ..82% (95% confidence interval: 0.26% to 2.23%), which is lower than the published prevalence rates of 1.5%-4% among Ugandan children. There may be protective factors that decrease the risk of RHD in HIV-infected children. ..
  10. pmc Presenting features of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease patients in Mulago Hospital: a pilot study
    Wanzhu Zhang
    Uganda Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:28-33. 2013
    ....
  11. pmc Pattern and presentation of cardiac diseases among patients with chronic kidney disease attending a national referral hospital in Uganda: a cross sectional study
    Christopher Babua
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda
    BMC Nephrol 16:126. 2015
    ..We determined the prevalence and patterns of cardiac diseases among patients with chronic kidney disease attending the nephrology outpatient clinic in Mulago National Referral Hospital in Uganda...
  12. doi request reprint Injectable hydrogel helps bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells restore infarcted myocardium
    Xiao Yan Li
    Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Cardiology 115:194-9. 2010
    ..The present study was performed to investigate whether implantation of bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells (BMMNCs) encapsulated in hydrogel could increase cell engraftment and help to restore cardiac function of MI rabbits...
  13. doi request reprint Atrial autonomic innervation remodelling and atrial fibrillation inducibility after epicardial ganglionic plexi ablation
    Qing Yan Zhao
    Cardiovascular Research Institute of Wuhan University, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, 238 Jiefang Road, Wuchang, Wuhan City 430060, People s Republic of China
    Europace 12:805-10. 2010
    ..The effects of ganglionated plexi (GP) ablation on atrial fibrillation (AF) inducibility and atrial autonomic innervation remodelling have not been elucidated...