Aimé Arsène Yaméogo

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Seizures are common in advanced stages of immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV-infected outpatients and inpatients in the national hospital in Bobo-Dioulasso among whom seizures occurred had been recruited over four years. There were mainly male (30/13) with an average age of 35 years with extremes ranging from 22 to 60 years. New-onset generalised(More)
INTRODUCTION Few studies in sub-Saharan Africa were interested in resistant hypertension. The objectives of this study were to determine the frequency of resistant hypertension in hypertensive black African population, and to describe its clinical and therapeutic features. PATIENTS AND METHODS From May 1, 2010 to May 31, 2012, we included consecutively(More)
This report presents the findings of a retrospective review of 193 cases of cerebrovascular attacks (CVA) diagnosed on the basis of clinical data over a 3-year period at the Bobo Dioulasso Hospital in Burkina Faso. CVA accounted for 15.1% of admissions for cardiovascular disorders. Mean patient age was 58.4 +/- 14 years and the male to female ratio was 2:1.(More)
INTRODUCTION Hypertension in black is more frequent with early onset and clinically more severe. The blood pressure control and the decrease of global cardiovascular risk are two main goals of the treatment of hypertension. The objectives of this study were to determine the proportion of uncontrolled hypertension in hypertensive patients followed as(More)
Peripheral neuropathies (PN) represent the most common neurological manifestation in patients with HIV infection. Introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) had a significant impact on the epidemiology of HIV-associated neuropathies even in poor-resources countries. HIV-infected patients were followed up over a 2-years period from January(More)
Neurological manifestations of HIV infection are frequent and diverse. Diagnosis is often difficult due to geographical factors. 686 of the 3409 patients admitted to the Internal Medicine ward of Bobo-Dioulasso in 1995-1996 were HIV seropositive. This represents a prevalence of 20.1%. The sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of 101 patients with(More)
The authors report five cases of Cryptococcus neoformans meningitis in HIV-positive patients hospitalized in the Souro Sanou National Hospital Center of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso). There were 3 men and 2 women with a mean age of 36 years (range: 29 to 47 years). Presenting symptoms were persistent headache and/or mental confusion and neurosensory(More)
INTRODUCTION Right-sided infective endocarditis is rare. It accounts about 5 to 10% of all infective endocarditis cases and is prevalent in patients with congenital heart disease, intravascular devices and drug addiction. Our study aimed to describe the epidemiological, clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of right-sided endocarditis and evaluate(More)