African Annals of
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF THORACIC AND CARDIO-VASCULAR SURGEONS
  • Abbreviation: Afr. Ann. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1994-7461
  • DOI: 10.5897/AATCVS
  • Start Year: 2005
  • Published Articles: 55

Full Length Research Paper

Surgical repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection in the Sub-Saharan Africa: 30-day outcomes from a Cameroonian Center

Charles Mve Mvondo
  • Charles Mve Mvondo
  • Division of Cardiac Surgery, Shisong Cardiac Center, Kumbo, Cameroon.
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William Ngatchou
  • William Ngatchou
  • Department of surgery, University of Douala, Douala, Cameroon.
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Hermann Nestor Tsague Kengni
  • Hermann Nestor Tsague Kengni
  • Department of Cardiology, Jordan Medical Services, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Marcellin Ngowe Ngowe
  • Marcellin Ngowe Ngowe
  • Department of surgery, University of Douala, Douala, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 11 April 2021
  •  Accepted: 20 May 2021
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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