Publications

Below, please find a list of all scientific publications by the Oral- and Maxillofacial team in Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with colleagues from Nairobi, Kenia, and from the Radboud University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Research is important to improve the treatment of the local diseases under conditions that are quite different from those seen in the Western World.

Koyio LN, van der Sanden WJ, Dimba EO, Mulder J, van der Ven AJ, Merkx MA, Frencken JE. Knowledge of Nairobi East District Community Health Workers concerning HIV-related orofacial lesions and other common oral lesions. BMC Public Health. 2014 Oct 11;14:1066.

Koyio LN, van der Sanden WJ, van der Ven A, Mulder J, Creugers NH, Merkx MA, Frencken JE. A Community-based Oral Health Promotion Model for HIV Patients in Nairobi, East District in Kenya: a Study Protocol. J Public Health Res. 2013 Jun 7;2(1):22-8.

Koyio LN, van der Sanden WJ, van der Ven A, Creugers N, Merkx MA, Frencken JE. Effect of Education of Primary Health Care Workers on HIV-related Oral Lesions in Nairobi East District. J Public Health Res. 2012 Apr 30;1(2):137-40.

Koyio LN, Sanden WJ, Dimba E, Mulder J, Creugers NH, Merkx MA, van der Ven A, Frencken JE. Oral health training programs for community and professional health care workers in Nairobi East District increases identification of HIV-infected patients. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 14;9(3):e90927.

Koyio LN, Kikwilu E, Mulder J, Frencken JE. Attitudes, subjective norms, and intention to perform routine oral examination for oropharyngeal candidiasis as perceived by primary health-care providers in Nairobi Province. J Public Health Dent. 2013 Spring;73(2):127-34.

Simon EN, Merkx MA, Kalyanyama BM, Shubi FM, Stoelinga PJ. Immediate reconstruction of the mandible after resection for aggressive odontogenic tumours: a cohort study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Jan;42(1):106-12

Simon EN, Shubi FM, Kalyanyama BM, Merkx MA, Stoelinga PJ Management of ameloblastomas in Africa. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2011; 40; 2016

Schaftenaar E, Bastiaens GJ, Simon EN, Merkx MA. Presentation and management of maxillofacial trauma in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2009 Jun;86(6):254-8.

Hamza OJ, Matee MI, Brüggemann RJ, Moshi MJ, Simon EN, Mugusi F, Mikx FH, van der Lee HA, Verweij PE, van der Ven AJ. Single-dose fluconazole versus standard 2-week therapy for oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV-infected patients: a randomized, double-blind, double-dummy trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 15;47(10):1270-6.

Hamza OJ, Matee MI, Moshi MJ, Simon EN, Mugusi F, Mikx FH, Helderman WH, Rijs AJ, van der Ven AJ, Verweij PE. Species distribution and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of oral yeast isolates from Tanzanian HIV-infected patients with primary and recurrent oropharyngeal candidiasis. BMC Microbiol. 2008 Aug 12;8:135.

Simon EN, Matee MI, Scheutz F. Oral health status of handicapped primary school pupils in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2008 Mar;85(3):113-7.

Shubi FM, Hamza OJ, Kalyanyama BM, Simon EN. Human bite injuries in the oro-facial region at the Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania. BMC Oral Health. 2008 Apr 30;8:12.

Hamza OJ, Matee MI, Simon EN, Kikwilu E, Moshi MJ, Mugusi F, Mikx FH, Verweij PE, van der Ven AJ. Oral manifestations of HIV infection in children and adults receiving highly active anti-retroviral therapy [HAART] in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BMC Oral Health. 2006 Aug 18;6:12.

Matee MI, Scheutz F, Simon EN, Lembariti BS. Patients’ satisfaction with dental care provided by public dental clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2006 Apr;83(4):98-104.

Simon EN, Merkx MA, Shubi FM, Kalyanyama BM, Stoelinga PJ. Reconstruction of the mandible after ablative surgery for the treatment of aggressive, benign odontogenic tumours in Tanzania: a preliminary study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006 May;35(5):421-6.

Nyerere JW, Matee MI, Simon EN. Emergency pulpotomy in relieving acute dental pain among Tanzanian patients. BMC Oral Health. 2006 Jan 21;6:1.

Simon EN, Merkx MA, Kalyanyama BM, Shubi FM, Stoelinga PJ. Evaluation of quality of life among patients after extirpation of mandibular ameloblastoma. East Afr Med J. 2005 Jun;82(6):314-9.

Simon EN, Merkx MA, Vuhahula E, Ngassapa D, Stoelinga PJ. A 4-year prospective study on epidemiology and clinicopathological presentation of odontogenic tumors in Tanzania. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005 May;99(5):598-602.

Simon EN, Merkx MA, Vuhahula E, Ngassapa D, Stoelinga PJ. Odontogenic myxoma: a clinicopathological study of 33 cases. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004 Jun;33(4):333-7.

Masanja MI, Kalyanyama BM, Simon EN. Salivary gland tumours in Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2003 Aug;80(8):429-34.

Simon EN, Stoelinga PJ, Vuhahula E, Ngassapa D. Odontogenic tumours and tumour-like lesions in Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2002 Jan;79(1):3-7.