Badjona Songné

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BACKGROUND The conservative management of perforated peptic ulcer has not gained widespread acceptance despite introduction of proton-pomp inhibitors because surgical procedures can achieve immediate closure by eventually using a laparoscopic approach. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the results of Taylor's method and to identify(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Colovesical fistulas (CVF) may occur in inflammatory or tumoral pelvic diseases. The aim of this study was to analyze the surgical management of patients with a CVF in order to define predictive factors of good results and long term digestive continuity. PATIENTS AND METHODS From 1989 to 1999, this retrospective study included 37(More)
The purpose of this report is to describe the value of genitography in management of abnormal sexual development abnormalities discovered at a late age (> or = 10 years). Genitography was performed in 5 patients ranging from 10 to 23 years of age. No procedural difficulty was encountered in any of these patients. Genitography allowed correct determination(More)
OBJECTIVE Colo-vesical fistulas (CVF) are a complication of inflammatory or neoplastic diseases of the lesser pelvis. Although the clinical diagnosis is obvious in the presence of pneumaturia or faecaluria, a number of patients require complementary diagnostic and/or pretreatment investigations. The objective of this study was to analyse the management of(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY We reviewed, at a mean follow-up of 8.2 years, clinical and radiographic results after 93 Bristow-Latarjet procedures for anterior instability of the shoulder. MATERIAL AND METHODS There were 84 men and nine female. The average age was 23 years at the time of operative intervention. Forty-four shoulders were on the dominant side.(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Sickle-cell anemia is an inherited disorder exposing patients to diverse complications, particularly bone and joint disease. Septic arthritis of the hip joint is a frequent infection in sickle-cell anemia. Without early management, there is an important risk of invalidating hip dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to analyze the(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to test the effect of different pulse frequencies and amplitudes during gastric stimulation (GS) on gastric emptying in the rat. METHODS GS was performed in 2 groups of laparotomized rats: healthy control animals, and rats with acute diabetes. The effects of four pulse frequencies (0.5, 1, 10, 20 Hz) and three pulse(More)
INTRODUCTION Diagnosis of complications of small bowel diverticulosis is difficult in the emergency setting and often delays surgical management. The aim of this study was to report our experience with seven patients presenting with a surgical complication of small-bowel diverticulosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS From January 1, 1995 to June 30, 2001, 7(More)