Prof. Joseph Yorke

Associate Professor

Research Areas/Interests

Gastrointestinal Cancers Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers ...~more


    1. Thomford, K., Thomford, A., Yorke, J., Yeboah, R., & Appiah, A. (2021). Momordica charantia L. for Hyperlipidaemia: A Randomised Controlled Assessment of the Ghanaian Herbal Medicinal Product MCP-1. Journal of Herbal Medicine, 100453.
    2. Acheampong, E., Adu, E.A., Obirikorang, C., Amoah, G., Afriyie, O., Yorke, J., Anto, E., Gyamfi, M.A., Gyasi-Sarpong, C., & Yeboah, F. (2021). Association of genetic variants with prostate cancer in Africa: a concise review. Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics, 22
    3. Yorke, J., Yamoah, F., Awoonor-Williams, R., Konney, T.O., Acheampong, E., Adjei, E., Ababio, K.A., Aning, D.G., Afful-Yorke, D., Aidoo, F.M., Assim, C.G., Gyamfi, F., Assim, R.O., Konadu, S., & Kuwornu, D.E. (2020). Familial adenomatous polyposis: a case study. Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2020. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjaa367
    4. Karakattu, S., Yorke, J., Hoskere, T., Stewart, L., & ElMinaoui, W. (2020). A rare case of multiple secondary endotracheal metastasis from early stage small cell cancer. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 30. doi: 10.1016/j.rmcr.2020.101103
    5. Yorke, J., Gyamfi, F., Awoonor-Williams, R., Osei-Akoto, E., Acheampong, E., Adinku, M., Yamoah, F., Konney, T.O., Adjei, E., Boateng, E., Dally, C., Ababio, K.A., Afful-Yorke, D., & Ahulu, D. (2020). Acute Gastric Necrosis in a Teenager. Case Reports in Surgery, 2020
    6. Obirikorang C, Acheampong E, Quaye L, Yorke J, Amos-Abanyie EK, Akyaw PA, et al. (2020) Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms with dyslipidemia in antiretroviral exposed HIV patients in a Ghanaian population: A case-control study. PLoS ONE 15(1): e0227779. 10.1371/journal.pone.0227779
    7. Yorke, J., Acheampong, E., Batu, E.N. et al. Quality of life of colorectal cancer survivors in a Ghanaian population. BMC Res Notes 12, 781 (2019).
    8. Obirikorang, C., Acheampong, E., Quaye, L., Yorke, J., Amos-Abanyie, E.K., Akyaw, P.A., Anto, E., Bani, S., Asamoah, E., & Batu, E. (2019). Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Dyslipidemia in Antiretroviral Exposed HIV Patients: A Case-Control Study in a Ghanaian population. medRxiv, 19004812. 
    9. Agbenorku, P., Aboah, K., Akpaloo, J., Amankwa, R., Farhat, B., Turkson, E., Hoyte-Williams, P., Klutsey, E., & Yorke, J. (2016). Epidemiological studies of burn patients in a burn center in Ghana: any clues for prevention? Burns & Trauma, 4
    10. Yorke, J., Agbenorku, P., Awoonor-Williams, R., Adinku, M., Agbeko, E., Manu, J.Y., Addae, K.A., Yankson, P.K., Ahulu, D., Gyawu, D.A., Abaidoo, N.E., & Afful-Yorkee, D. (2016). Management of Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma: A Case Report. Surgical Science, 07, 361-367.
    11. Agbenorku, P., Akpaloo, J., Chirurgie, F., Aboah, K., Klutsey, E., Hoyte-Williams, P., Farhat, B., Turkson, E., Yorke, J., Ametih, R., & Hussey, R. (2015). Chemical Burn Injury in Kumasi: The Trend and Complications following and Their Management. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, 3. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000519
    12. Gyedu, A., & Yorke, J. (2014). Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy: A review of the patient population of Kumasi. Archives of International Surgery, 4, 162 - 166. doi:10.4103/2278-9596.146425
    13. Yorke, J., Agbenorku, P., Akpaloo, J., Appiah, C., Fiifi-Yankson, P.K., Adinku, M., Ben-Crentsil, E.A., & Afful-Yorke, D. (2014). Treating Tropical Pyomyositis (Myositis Tropicans) Using Primary Closure and Vacuum Drainage. Surgical Science, 05, 333-337.
    14. Gyedu, A., & Yorke, J. (2014). Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in the patient population of Kumasi, Ghana: Indications and findings. The Pan African Medical Journal, 18. doi:10.11604/pamj.2014.18.327.4806
    15. Yorke, J., Agbeko, E., & Amoah, G. (2013). Intestinal Obstruction Secondary to an Intra-Abdominal Foreign Body.
    16. Akpaloo, J., Yorke, J., Agbenorku, P., & Yenli, E. (2013). Managing Acute Wounds with Negative Pressure System in a Developing Country. International Scholarly Research Notices, 2013, 1-4.
    17. Yorke, J., Akpaloo, J., & Agbenorku, P. (2013). Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Using Negative Pressure with Locally Available Materials.
    18. Agbenorku, P., Akpaloo, J., Farhat, B., Hoyte-Williams, P., Yorke, J., Agbenorku, M., Yore, M., & Neumann, M. (2010). Burn disasters in the middle belt of Ghana from 2007 to 2008 and their consequences. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 36 8, 1309-15 .
    19. Gyedu, A., Damah, M., Baidoo, P., & Yorke, J. (2009). Congenital transmesenteric defect causing bowel strangulation in an adult. Hernia, 14, 643-645.

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