Prof. Gerald Yonga, MBChB, MMed, FRCP, MBA, FESC, FACC - Univertsity of Nairobi - Professor of Medicine

Prof. Gerald Yonga

MBChB, MMed, FRCP, MBA, FESC, FACC

Univertsity of Nairobi

Professor of Medicine

Nairobi, Nairobi | Kenya

Main Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease

Additional Specialties: Clinical and Preventive Cardiology

Prof. Gerald Yonga, MBChB, MMed, FRCP, MBA, FESC, FACC - Univertsity of Nairobi - Professor of Medicine

Prof. Gerald Yonga

MBChB, MMed, FRCP, MBA, FESC, FACC

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Primary Affiliation: Univertsity of Nairobi - Nairobi, Nairobi , Kenya

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Publications

24Publications

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285PubMed Central Citations

Cardiovascular risk factors among people living with HIV in rural Kenya: a clinic-based study.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2019 Jan/Feb 23;30(1):52-56. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

School of Medicine, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-064DOI Listing
June 2019
24 Reads

Initial Rhythm and Resuscitation Outcomes for Patients Developing Cardiac Arrest in Hospital: Data From Low-Middle Income Country.

Glob Heart 2018 12 18;13(4):255-260. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2018.07.001DOI Listing
December 2018
5 Reads

The diagnostic accuracy of Determine™ TB LAM antigen in detection of extra pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB).

J Infect 2017 12 4;75(6):583-586. Epub 2017 Sep 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2017.08.011DOI Listing
December 2017
41 Reads
4.441 Impact Factor

Symptoms and Signs of Heart Failure at Admission and Discharge and Outcomes in the Sub-Saharan Acute Heart Failure (THESUS-HF) Registry.

J Card Fail 2017 Oct 21;23(10):739-742. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.09.016DOI Listing
October 2017
101 Reads
1 Citation
3.051 Impact Factor

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years.

Authors:
Ashkan Afshin Mohammad H Forouzanfar Marissa B Reitsma Patrick Sur Kara Estep Alex Lee Laurie Marczak Ali H Mokdad Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Mohsen Naghavi Joseph S Salama Theo Vos Kalkidan H Abate Cristiana Abbafati Muktar B Ahmed Ziyad Al-Aly Ala’a Alkerwi Rajaa Al-Raddadi Azmeraw T Amare Alemayehu Amberbir Adeladza K Amegah Erfan Amini Stephen M Amrock Ranjit M Anjana Johan Ärnlöv Hamid Asayesh Amitava Banerjee Aleksandra Barac Estifanos Baye Derrick A Bennett Addisu S Beyene Sibhatu Biadgilign Stan Biryukov Espen Bjertness Dube J Boneya Ismael Campos-Nonato Juan J Carrero Pedro Cecilio Kelly Cercy Liliana G Ciobanu Leslie Cornaby Solomon A Damtew Lalit Dandona Rakhi Dandona Samath D Dharmaratne Bruce B Duncan Babak Eshrati Alireza Esteghamati Valery L Feigin João C Fernandes Thomas Fürst Tsegaye T Gebrehiwot Audra Gold Philimon N Gona Atsushi Goto Tesfa D Habtewold Kokeb T Hadush Nima Hafezi-Nejad Simon I Hay Masako Horino Farhad Islami Ritul Kamal Amir Kasaeian Srinivasa V Katikireddi Andre P Kengne Chandrasekharan N Kesavachandran Yousef S Khader Young-Ho Khang Jagdish Khubchandani Daniel Kim Yun J Kim Yohannes Kinfu Soewarta Kosen Tiffany Ku Barthelemy Kuate Defo G Anil Kumar Heidi J Larson Mall Leinsalu Xiaofeng Liang Stephen S Lim Patrick Liu Alan D Lopez Rafael Lozano Azeem Majeed Reza Malekzadeh Deborah C Malta Mohsen Mazidi Colm McAlinden Stephen T McGarvey Desalegn T Mengistu George A Mensah Gert B M Mensink Haftay B Mezgebe Erkin M Mirrakhimov Ulrich O Mueller Jean J Noubiap Carla M Obermeyer Felix A Ogbo Mayowa O Owolabi George C Patton Farshad Pourmalek Mostafa Qorbani Anwar Rafay Rajesh K Rai Chhabi L Ranabhat Nikolas Reinig Saeid Safiri Joshua A Salomon Juan R Sanabria Itamar S Santos Benn Sartorius Monika Sawhney Josef Schmidhuber Aletta E Schutte Maria I Schmidt Sadaf G Sepanlou Moretza Shamsizadeh Sara Sheikhbahaei Min-Jeong Shin Rahman Shiri Ivy Shiue Hirbo S Roba Diego A S Silva Jonathan I Silverberg Jasvinder A Singh Saverio Stranges Soumya Swaminathan Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos Fentaw Tadese Bemnet A Tedla Balewgizie S Tegegne Abdullah S Terkawi J S Thakur Marcello Tonelli Roman Topor-Madry Stefanos Tyrovolas Kingsley N Ukwaja Olalekan A Uthman Masoud Vaezghasemi Tommi Vasankari Vasiliy V Vlassov Stein E Vollset Elisabete Weiderpass Andrea Werdecker Joshua Wesana Ronny Westerman Yuichiro Yano Naohiro Yonemoto Gerald Yonga Zoubida Zaidi Zerihun M Zenebe Ben Zipkin Christopher J L Murray

N Engl J Med 2017 07 12;377(1):13-27. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1614362DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477817PMC
July 2017
99 Reads
160 Citations
55.873 Impact Factor

The effect of a preanaesthesia clinic consultation on adult patient anxiety at a tertiary hospital in Kenya: a cohort study.

Afr Health Sci 2017 Mar;17(1):138-146

Department of Internal Medicine, Aga Khan University, East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5636231PMC
March 2017
11 Reads
0.662 Impact Factor

Factors that influence advance directives completion amongst terminally ill patients at a tertiary hospital in Kenya.

BMC Palliat Care 2017 Jan 25;16(1). Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Aga Khan University-Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-017-0186-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5264302PMC
January 2017
27 Reads
1 Citation
1.790 Impact Factor

Noncommunicable Diseases In East Africa: Assessing The Gaps In Care And Identifying Opportunities For Improvement.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2015 Sep;34(9):1506-13

Jeremy I. Schwartz is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0382DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4568565PMC
September 2015
79 Reads
6 Citations
4.970 Impact Factor

Readmission and death after an acute heart failure event: predictors and outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa: results from the THESUS-HF registry.

Eur Heart J 2013 Oct 18;34(40):3151-9. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa and the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/eht393DOI Listing
October 2013
88 Reads
13 Citations
15.203 Impact Factor

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of atrial fibrillation and flutter at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2013 Mar;24(2):6-9

Department of Cardiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2012-064DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3734872PMC
March 2013
30 Reads
8 Citations

A prospective review of acute coronary syndromes in an urban hospital in sub-Saharan Africa.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2012 Jul;23(6):318-21

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2012-002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3734739PMC
July 2012
3 Reads
5 Citations

Helicobacter pylori eradication: A randomised comparative trial of 7-day versus 14-day triple therapy.

S Afr Med J 2012 May 8;102(6 Pt 2):368-71. Epub 2012 May 8.

Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.

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May 2012
17 Reads
4 Citations
1.712 Impact Factor

Top co-authors

Albertino Damasceno
Albertino Damasceno

Eduardo Mondlane University

8
Charles Mondo
Charles Mondo

Makerere University

8
Karen Sliwa
Karen Sliwa

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa

7
Christopher Edwards
Christopher Edwards

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

7
Anastase Dzudie
Anastase Dzudie

University of Cape Town

7
Bongani M Mayosi
Bongani M Mayosi

Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town

7
Beth A Davison
Beth A Davison

Momentum Research

7
Gad Cotter
Gad Cotter

University of Brescia

7
Bekele Alemayehu
Bekele Alemayehu

Eduardo Mondlane University

6
Charles Kouam Kouam
Charles Kouam Kouam

Eduardo Mondlane University

6