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OBJECTIVE To identify the etiology and current clinical characteristics of male urethral stricture disease (USD) in Senegal. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective and mono-centric study over a 10-year period (between January 1999 and December 2008) was carried out and included all male patients with USD admitted to the Urology Department of Aristide(More)
PURPOSE To report our experience with Flexible Ureteroscopy-laser (FU-L) in the treatment of renal and/or ureteric stones. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of 191 kidney and/or ureteric stones treated in the urology department of New Civil Hospital (Strasbourg) over a period of 2 years. Two hundred and nineteen FU-L were performed.(More)
The objective of this study was to validate the use of pftetQ and pfmdt genes as molecular markers of decreased in vitro susceptibility to doxycycline in 113 Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Dakar, Senegal. The results show that copy numbers of pftetQ and pfmdt, estimated by TaqMan real-time PCR, are not significantly associated with reduced(More)
UNLABELLED Prune Belly syndrome (PBS) is a rare complex malformation with male predominance. His pathogeny is not yet completely elucidated. The goal of this work is to analyze the epidemiological, anatomoclinical and treatment aspects of a retrospective trial in Aristide-Le-Dantec Hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS We carried out a retrospective study about(More)
OBJECTIVE To present the epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic features of the urological emergencies in Senegal, West Africa. MATERIAL AND METHODS The authors conducted a 20 months retrospective study that analyzed the epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic features of all urological emergencies admitted to the urology department of the university(More)
STUDY AIM Sickle cell affection is a public health problem in Africa. The aims of this prospective study were to evaluate the early results of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in sickle cell patients in Senegal. METHOD From January 1998 to June 2002 all the sickle cell patients undergoing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy were included. Intra- and post-operative(More)
Second reason for consultations in proctology in our department after hemorroïds-linked illnesses, fistulas in ano constitute a chronic disease which causes therapeutic difficulties linked mainly to the futur functionning of the sphincter, especially in its most complex types. In our group of 43 patients in whom surgical exploration with stylet was the key(More)
The purpose of this report is to describe four cases of nocardiosis observed over an eight-year period in medical units of Principal Hospital in Dakar, Senegal. It is a rare infection occurring mainly in people with weakened immune systems. Pulmonary forms are predominate and clinical and laboratory presentation can mimic pulmonary tuberculosis. Diagnosis(More)
Our study justified by the frequency of acute appendicitis and the possibility of anatomic variations of the caecoappendicular area attempt to index the topographic variations of the vermiform appendix (v.a.). On 80 fresh native cadavers (62 men and 18 women) without surgical antecedent whose mean age was 36 years (range between 16 and 78 years) we note the(More)