Djibril Cissé

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The effects of different cereal precooking process (roasting and extrusion cooking) on iron availability and protein digestibility of four African weaning foods were investigated using in vitro methods. In two weaning foods based on pearl millet, cowpea and peanut, the cereal was extruded (A) or roasted (B). In two other weaning foods having a similar(More)
BACKGROUND Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis is the most common clinical syndrome preceding noma. It is found in developing countries and in malnourished children and especially in deprived groups such as children at Koranic boarding schools. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis and factors(More)
Ranked 4th global scourge behind cancer, cardiovascular diseases and AIDS, tooth decay is an infectious post eruptive disease, which remains worrying. In children, it involves eating, sleeping and behaviour disorders. Thus, we conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study, on children in toddler's small dwelling of Dakar area. The objective was to determine(More)
BACKGROUND The population of Ferlo consists mainly of Fulani, whose lifestyle is characterized by nomadism and cattle breeding. The aim of this work was to study their dietary, living, and hygiene habits and their oral health. METHODOLOGY This cross-sectional study included 300 individuals living in Tessekere and Widou Thiengoli, in the heart of the Great(More)
Oral diseases, mainly tooth decay and periodontal disease, are among the most common conditions in the world. The tooth decay is very prevalent in developing countries and particularly in disadvantaged backgrounds where insecurity and its corollaries prevail. Thus, our study focused on one of these places: the prisons, characterized by deprivation of(More)
Stable isotopes are nonradioactive and can be safely administered to humans; yet, because of the isotopic difference, can be distinguished from the unlabeled moiety and thus trace the nutrient uptake and elimination. Stable isotope applications include measurement of nutrient absorption, determination of nutrient body stores, tracing routes of nutrient(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiological profile of urologic cancers in the department of urology at the teaching hospital of Cotonou. METHODOLOGY We analysed the course of all urological cancer data over a 42-month period, from January the 1st 2008 to 30th June 2011. RESULTS Urologic cancers were frequent in our hospital practice with a frequency of(More)
Chronology and eruption dates of primary teeth are parameters of importance in different medical scientific fields. We carried a longitudinal clinical study to determine these parameters in a local Senegalese population. The study interests a sample of 573 Senegalese Negro children of the two sexes and its aims are to situate these parameters formally and(More)
To assess needs of treatment and determine the prevalence of dental decay among students who lived officially in halls of residence in Dakar, a cross-sectional survey from a two-staged sampling was conducted. The following results were obtained: Three hundred and thirty students (78%) had at least one dental decay and among whom 72% presented teeth to fill(More)
The aim of this work was to study the connection between periodontal diseas of women during their pregnancy and the weight of newborn infants the women gave birth to. Method: It was a case-control study and carried out on the outskirts of Dakar (Senegal). The sample consisted of 129 mothers with infants of weight < 2500 g (case) and 258 mothers with infants(More)