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: March 2023; 15(1)

March 2023

Endovascular and conventional surgical treatment of aneurysms of the aorta and its main branches in Sub-Saharan Africa: The experience of the Côte d'Ivoire

The objective of this retrospective descriptive study is to share the experience of the Abidjan Heart Institute in the global management of aneurysms of aorta and its main branches from January 2007 to February 2022. It focused on the medical records of patients operated on for an aneurysm of the aorta and its main branches at the Abidjan Heart Institute. The following parameters were studied: Age, sex, circumstances of...

Author(s): Yoboua Aimé  KIRIOUA-KAMENAN, Kwadjau Anderson AMANI, Kouassi Antonin SOUAGA, Jules SEI BI GOURIAN, Afif GHASSANI,Koutoua Eric KATCHE, Jean Calaire DEGRE, Randolphe  NIAVA, Lucien ASSEKE, Joseph  KOUAME and Flavien KENDJA  

March 2023

Management of axillary artery injuries at the University Hospital of Tengandogo: Report of two cases

Early repair of axillary artery injuries is a key decision that can minimize the potential for mortality and severe morbidities. The authors report two cases of major traumas of the shoulder that lead to axillary artery injuries. The case 1 is a 30 years old police man who presented explosion of the left axillary artery due to gunshot. A revascularization Dacron tube was successfully performed. The case 2 was aged 36...

Author(s): Adama Sawadogo, Moussa Bazongo, Farid Pingwindé Belem, Rodrigue Namèkinsba Doamba, Gilbert Bonkoungou and Adama Sanou