DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
1. The Department of Surgery, in collaboration with McMaster University and The Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital is currently doing a study, INORMUS. This is a multicenter, prospective observational study involving patients with fractures.
The main objective is to document complications associated with fractures within 30 days of admission.
The local principal investigator is Dr. Mark Ben Lutomia.
2. The Department of Surgery in collaboration with Massimo Technologies (through Surgilabs- Kenya) is doing a study on fluid therapy in mechanically ventilated patients. This study aims at looking at the role of plethysmography variability index in guiding fluid therapy in mechanically ventilated patients, and whether or not it confers any additional benefits over traditional methods.
The Principal investigator is Dr Idris N. Chikophe