African Annals of
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Abbreviation: Afr. Ann. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1994-7461
  • DOI: 10.5897/AATCVS
  • Start Year: 2005
  • Published Articles: 69

Table of Content: August 2023; 15(4)

August 2023

Takayasu disease revealed by aortic insufficiency associated with an aneurysm of the ascending aorta

Takayasu's disease is a rare inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that affects the large vessels, particularly the aorta and its major branches. A case of 29-year-old patient received for surgical management of severe aortic insufficiency was reported. Preoperative clinical and paraclinical investigations revealed a dilatation of the ascending aorta associated with a stenosis of the left subclavian artery and an...

Author(s): Kouassi Antonin Souaga, Koutoua Eric Katche, Yoboua Aimé Kirioua-Kamenan, Kwadjau Andersn Amani, Jean Calaire Degré, Gnamien Randolph Niava, Joseph Kouame, Landry Kohou-Kone and Kouassi Flavien Kendja  

August 2023

Surgical repair of a giant right coronary artery aneurysm with intra-cardiac fistulas: A case report

Coronary artery aneurysms (CAA) are rare and life-threatening cardiovascular abnormalities. Multiple aneurysms and giant aneurysms are even rarer. The authors report a case of a giant CAA (7 cm) in a 62-year-old male patient with multiple cardiovascular risks. In fact, there were three adjacent aneurysms of the right coronary artery (RCA) that were connected to the cardiac chambers through two fistulas. Additionally,...

Author(s): Adama Sawadogo, Nibépuo Hippolyte Somé, Farid Pingwinde Belem, Moussa Bazongo, Gilbert Bonkoungou, Adama Sanou and Lionel Camilleri