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Sub-optimal cholesterol response to initiation of statins and future risk of cardiovascular disease (2019)
Journal Article
Akyea, R., Kai, J., Qureshi, N., Iyen, B., & Weng, S. (in press). Sub-optimal cholesterol response to initiation of statins and future risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart,

Objective: To assess low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) response in patients after initiation of statins, and future risk of CVD. Method: Prospective cohort study of 165,411 primary care patients, from the UK Clinical Practice Research... Read More

Hip fracture outcomes in patients with COPD (2018)
Journal Article
Buss, L., McKeever, T. M., Nightingale, J., Akyea, R., Ollivere, B., Moppett, I., & Bolton, C. E. (2018). Hip fracture outcomes in patients with COPD. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 121(6), 1377-1379. doi:10.1016/j.bja.2018.09.008 hideArticle Info

Hip fractures are common in patients with COPD and contemporary outcome data is needed. Patients admitted with a hip fracture to one acute trust (2010-2015) were assessed prospectively (UK National Hip Fracture Database audit) and mortality data col... Read More

The changing clinical pattern of endemic Burkitt lymphoma in Western Africa: Experience from a tertiary center in Ghana (2018)
Journal Article
Offor, U. T., Akyea, R. K., Neequaye, J. E., Renner, L. A., & Segbefia, C. I. (2018). The changing clinical pattern of endemic Burkitt lymphoma in Western Africa: Experience from a tertiary center in Ghana. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 65(10), doi:10.1002/pbc.27275

Abstract Background Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is the most common childhood cancer in Ghana, where the endemic variant is the predominant subtype and historically presents as a highly chemo-sensitive jaw tumor. This study aimed to update the current epide... Read More