Abdoul Aziz Diakité

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INTRODUCTION Data about childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood malignancy in industrialized countries, are scarce in African publications. The purpose of this prospective, unicentric study were to assess the socio-demographic, clinic and laboratory characteristics of the children treated for lymphoblastic leukemia in our pediatric(More)
UNLABELLED Cancer today is being treated as a public health problem in Africa, as in developed countries. OBJECTIVE The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the epidemiology and outcome of children treated in the Pediatric Oncology Unit of Gabriel Touré Teaching Hospital in Bamako (Mali), six years after it opened. METHODS Retrospective study(More)
The prevalence of epilepsy in Sub-Saharan Africa is about 15 per thousand; against 6 to 8 per thousand in industrialized countries. Health, social, economic conditions and misknowledge could explain this situation. The objective of this survey was to study the knowledge of parents of children with or without epilepsy about this disease in Mali. 423 adults(More)
Our survey aimed to investigate avian influenza (AI) and Newcastle disease (ND) prevalence and risk factors in three areas of Mali at risk for occurrence of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza. Blood samples and cloacal and oropharyngeal swabs were collected from 1470 birds between February 2007 and May 2008 and were tested by commercial enzyme-linked(More)
Introduction. The aim of this retrospective, unicentric study over 5 years is to describe the epidemiologic, pathologic, clinic and therapeutic aspects of children treated for Hodgkin lymphoma in our paediatric oncology unit. Patients and Methods. From January 2005 to December 2009, all children under 18 years of age, with Hodgkin lymphoma were included in(More)
OBJECTIVES Establish the frequency of osteoarthritis in our service an establish an adequate therapeutic protocol. PATIENTS AND METHODS It is about a retro and prospective study realised from January 2001 till January 2004 on all the 0 to 15 years old children treated and followed in the service for osteoarthritis. Ten patients having no complete file or(More)
We conducted a prospective study in internal medicine and infectious diseases wards of the hospital of Point " G " in Bamako, Mali from January to December 2002. Overall 112 patients HIV positive, thirty-five patients (31,25%) had at least a digestive parasitic disease. We found that the most frequent parasite in stools sample were protozoa (82,85%). The(More)
BACKGROUND The neonatal mortality rate in Mali is one of the highest in the world. Only one national reference neonatology unit is available in the country. AIM To describe the time-course of morbidity, mortality, staff and accommodation facilities from 2008 to 2009 in Mali's unique national reference neonatology unit. METHODS This descriptive and(More)
UNLABELLED Neonatal morbidity and mortality is a real concern in our context. Several factors including the organization of the reference contribute to it. Our work was aimed at studying the conditions of newborns transfer of the towards the service of pediatrics of teaching hospital Gabriel Touré. MATERIAL AND METHODS Our study proceeded from October(More)
Objective: This study aims to analyze clinical, paraclinical and therapeutic aspects of sinusitis complications in the Otorhinolaryngology department at the teaching hospital of Gabriel Toure in Bamako. Materials and methods: This descriptive and longitudinal study was conducted on 12 months from March 2012 to February 2013 in 9 cases of sinusitis(More)