Dr. Elliot Koranteng Tannor

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Medicine
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
College of Health Sciences
Department of Medicine
University Post Office, Kumasi Ghana

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Research Areas/Interests

Preventive Nephrology, Health Equity, Non-communicable diseases, chronic kidney disease...~more

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    1. Twumasi-Ankrah B, Myers-Hansen GA, Adu-Boakye Y, Tannor EK, Nyarko OO, Boakye E, Lincoln MD, Quarshie GA, Deku EM, Galley ME, Beaney T. May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Ghana. European Heart Journal Supplements. 2020 Aug 1;22(Supplement_H):H59-61.
    2. Tannor EK, Hussein KK, Agyei M, Boima V. Early detection of kidney disease in Ghana-A situational survey of secondary hospitals in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. African Journal of Current Medical Research. 2021 Mar 26;4(2).
    3. Esezobor, C., Ademola, A.D., Adetunji, A.E., Anigilaje, E.A., Batte, A., Bello, F.N.J., Furia, F.F., Muoneke, U., McCulloch, M., Nourse, P. and Obiagwu, P,..Tannor EK 2020. Management of idiopathic childhood nephrotic syndrome in Sub-Saharan Africa: Ibadan consensus statement. Kidney International.
    4. Agyei, M., Ofori, A., Tannor, E.K., Annan, J.J. and Norman, B.R., 2020. A forgotten parasitic infestation in an immunocompromised patient-a case report of crusted scabies. The Pan African Medical Journal36(238).
    5. Elsayed, H.M., Wadee, S., Zaki, M.S., Were, A.J., Ashuntantang, G.E., Bamgboye, E.L., Davids, M.R., Hafez, M.H., Mahamat, M., Naicker, S. and Niang, A.,…Tannor EK…2020. Guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of the renal complications of COVID-19 in Africa. African Journal of Nephrology23(1), pp.109-126.
    6. Phillips, R.O., Robert, J., Abass, K.M., Thompson, W., Sarfo, F.S., Wilson, T., Sarpong, G., Gateau, T., Chauty, A., Omollo, R. and Otieno, M.O.,…Tannor EK.. 2020. Rifampicin and clarithromycin (extended release) versus rifampicin and streptomycin for limited Buruli ulcer lesions: a randomised, open-label, non-inferiority phase 3 trial. The Lancet.
    7. Annan John JK, Agyei M, Ofori A, Tannor EK and Adjei EK. (2020). African histoplasmosis – an underdiagnosed tropical disease in Ghana. World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, 7(1), 178-182.
    8. Tannor, E. K. "State of Chronic Kidney Disease in Ghana as we Celebrate World Kidney Day 2020." African Journal of Current of Current Medical Research 
    9. Tannor, E.K., Akumiah, E.O. and Norman, B.R., 2019. Outcomes in medical admissions with hyponatraemia in Ghana–a single-centre study. African Journal of Nephrology22(1), pp.40-45.
    10. Tannor, E.K., Sarfo, F.S., Mobula, L.M., Sarfo?Kantanka, O., Adu?Gyamfi, R. and Plange?Rhule, J., 2019. Prevalence and predictors of chronic kidney disease among Ghanaian patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus: A multicenter cross?sectional study. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension.
    11. Tannor, E.K., Akumiah, E., Adusei, K. and Bedu-Addo, G., 2019. SUN-252 Quality of life among the stages of chronic kidney disease in Ghana - A single centre study. Kidney International Reports, 4(7), pp.S263-S264.
    12. ELRGGAL, M., Zyada, R., Bek, S.G., Tannor, E., Nono, A., Nlandu, Y., Kasonia, K., Soki, K., Haziyev, E. and Jalalonmuhali, M., 2019. SAT-166 Acute kidney injury practice patterns: A Multi-National Survey. Kidney International Reports, 4(7), pp.S74-S75.
    13. Boima V, Dwomoa A, Osafo C, Tannor E, Awuku AY, Plange-Rhule J, Davids R. SAT-017 End Stage Renal Disease in Ghana. Kidney International Reports. 2019 Jul 1;4(7):S8.
    14. Tannor E.K, Hutton Mensah K. Naphthalene induced acute kidney injury in an African patient in Ghana: a case report. Pan African Medical Journal. 2019;32:201. doi:10.11604/pamj.17886
    15. Beaney, T., Burrell, L.M., Castillo, R.R., Charchar, F.J., Cro, S., Damasceno, A., Kruger, R., Nilsson, P.M., Prabhakaran, D., Ramirez, A.J. and Schlaich, M.P., Investigators…Tannor EK… 2019. May Measurement Month 2018: a pragmatic global screening campaign to raise awareness of blood pressure by the International Society of Hypertension. European heart journal.
    16. Tannor EK, Norman BR, Adusei KK, Sarfo FS, Davids MR, Bedu-Addo G. Quality of life among patients with moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease in Ghana-a single centre study. BMC nephrology. 2019 Dec;20(1):122.
    17. Tannor, E.K., Adusei, K. and Norman, B.R., 2018. A 10-Year retrospective review of renal cases seen in a Tertiary Hospital in West Africa. African Journal of Current Medical Research2(2).
    18. Tannor, E.K. and Yeboah-Mensah, K., 2018. Biopsy proven lupus nephritis in a black male patient in West Africa with systemic lupus erythematosus: case report. Pan African Medical Journal31.
    19. Tannor, E.K., 2018. Chronic kidney disease-The ‘neglected’ Non-Communicable Disease in Ghana. African Journal of Current Medical Research2(1).
    20. Tannor EK, Awuku YA, Boima V, Antwi S. The geographical distribution of dialysis services in Ghana. Renal Replacement Therapy. 2018 Dec;4(1):3.
    21. Tannor EK, Bates WD, Moosa MR. The clinical relevance of repeat renal biopsies in the management of lupus nephritis: a South African experience. Lupus. 2017 Jan 1:0961203317726864.
    22. Kapembwa, K., Bapoo, N., Tannor, E., & Davids, M. (2017). Peritoneal dialysis technique survival at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. African Journal of Nephrology, 20(1), 25-33. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21807/20-1-1917
    23. Tannor, E.K., Archer, E., Kapembwa, K., van Schalkwyk, S.C. and Davids, M.R., 2017. Quality of life in patients on chronic dialysis in South Africa: a comparative mixed methods study. BMC nephrology18(1), p.4.
    24. MR Davids, JB Eastwood, NH Selwood, FA Arogundade, G Ashuntantang, …EK Tannor… A renal registry for Africa: first steps Clinical kidney journal 9 (1), 162-167
    25. Frimpong, M., Sarpong-Duah, M., Beissner, M., Loglo, A.D., Tannor, E., Awuah, N.Y., Frempong, M., Adjei, O., Wansbrough-Jones, M., Bretzel, G. and Phillips, R.O., 2015. Microscopy for Acid Fast Bacilli: A Useful but Neglected Tool in Routine Laboratory Diagnosis of Buruli Ulcer. Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health2015.


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