Adama Lengani

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OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics and renal function of hypertensive patients at their first hospital admission in Sub-Saharan Africa. DESIGN Retrospective study of all hypertensive patients. SETTING Department of Cardiology and Internal Medicine of Yalgado Ouedraogo National Hospital in Burkina Faso, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa. PATIENTS(More)
We identified 174 cases of chronic severe renal failure (blood creatinine > 650 mumol/l) and/or blood urea > 35 mmol/l) in a retrospective study of patients admitted to hospital between January 1989 and June 1996. Of these patients, 110 were men and 64 were women. The mean age was 36 +/- 15 years. Fifty three patients had a history of hypertension before(More)
It is a four year study (1991 January to 1994 December) on four hundred diabetic people in Ouagadougou, aiming to assess the complications observed in these patients. The search of these complications have been systematic during the first consultation and during the follow-up through clinical examination and complementary exams. Most of classic(More)
OBJECTIVES The increased risk of renal disease due to high blood pressure observed in Black Americans would suggest ethnic factors are involved. We examined the clinical features of renal disease in patients hospitalized in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for high blood pressure to determine the risk factors in this black population. METHODS From November 1988(More)
In subjects infected with HIV, proteinuria could represent a marker of HIV associated nephropathy (HIVAN), the most important cause of chronic renal failure in them. To determine the prevalence of proteinuria in children with HIV infection and to improve the screening of renal disease for these children in our country, we conducted a descriptive(More)
Kidney diseases are becoming public health problem worldwide, particularly in Africa. Kidney symptoms are frequent in African population witch have recourse to traditional medicine for primary cares. For a better knowledge of medicinal plants used for the treatment of kidney symptoms, we conducted a prospective study from January to March 2007 to collect(More)
In the aim to determine the importance of renal disease in hypertensives (BP > 160/95 mmHg), we conducted a retrospective study in Burkina Faso, a black african country. 342 adults hypertensive (200 men, 142 women, mean age: 50.6 +/- 13.8 years) hospitalized in the departments of Cardiology or Internal medicine from January 1995 to December 1997 were(More)
The study, conducted over 4 years among 400 diabetic patients, reports the epidemiological and clinical aspects of diabetes mellitus at the National Hospital of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Epidemiologically, diabetes mellitus affects men by 64% and women by 36%. 76% are over 40 y. o., whereas only 2.2% are under 20. Clinically, the classification of diabetic(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the factors associated with depressive symptoms in chronic hemodialysis patients at centre hospitalier universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo de Ouagadougou (CHU-YO). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study was cross sectional and descriptive, from June 2nd to July 30th, 2014. We included chronic hemodialysis patients of CHU-YO. The frequency of(More)
INTRODUCTION Meeting treatment targets for dialysis is a seemingly impossible challenge for most countries of sub-Saharan Africa. To assess this problem, we conducted this study of mineral and bone disorders in subjects undergoing hemodialysis at the Ouagadougou hemodialysis unit, the only such unit in Burkina Faso. PATIENTS AND METHODS This(More)