Euloge Kouadio Kramoh

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UNLABELLED Hypertension is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa. It is difficult to follow a correct treatment in this environment. PURPOSE Assessing the compliance of the drug therapy and identifying the characteristics of poor observant patients. METHODS A study was carried out over one month at the outpatient department of the Abidjan Heart Institute(More)
BACKGROUND Because of anatomical proximity, closure of paramembranous ventricular septal defect (pm-VSD) with an Amplatzer occluder has the potential to affect the atrioventricular (AV) conduction system. PATIENTS AND METHODS Electrophysiology studies (EPS) were performed prior to and following closure of the pm-VSD in 19 children aged 8.9 +/- 4.5 years.(More)
The authors report two cases of unusual venous thrombosis associated with protein S deficiency in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The first case was a superior mesenteric vein thrombosis caused by HIV-1 infection associated with protein S deficiency in a 53-year-old patient. The second case was a cerebral venous thrombosis in a(More)
BACKGROUND Elevated blood pressure is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. AIM To evaluate blood pressure management in Côte d'Ivoire. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted among 2575 hypertensive patients from the Institute of Cardiology of Abidjan, who were followed for at least 10 years, between January(More)
Reduced left lung perfusion has been described following percutaneous occlusion of the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). We aimed to identify the incidence of lung perfusion abnormalities and the associated risk factors in our consecutive series. Between November 1994 and December 2003, 150 procedures were performed on 145 patients, age 4.6 ± 4 years.(More)
BACKGROUND Whereas the coronary artery disease death rate has declined in high-income countries, the incidence of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa, where their management remains a challenge. AIM To propose a consensus statement to optimize management of ACS in sub-Saharan Africa on the basis of realistic considerations.(More)
L'atteinte cardiaque au cours des lymphomes lymphoblastiques est rare. Il s'agissait d'un patient de 17 ans de race noire qui a été admis pour une douleur médiothoracique. Le patient avait des signes d'insuffisance cardiaque droite; un syndrome d'épanchement pleural liquidien gauche; des adénopathies superficielles et une splénomégalie de type IV de(More)
OBJECTIVE Anaemia is increasingly being described as a negative predictor of outcome after myocardial infarction. The objective of our study was to assess the prognosis post myocardial infarction in the short and medium term in black Africans with chronic anaemia. METHODS We carried out a comparative case-control study on 272 patients (93 anaemic and 179(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological data concerning hypertension among health care workers are scarce. PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic process and treatment of hypertension among a healthcare worker population in order to improve treatment. METHODS This was a prospective study including 821 healthcare workers from Abidjan's publics(More)