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Treatment with phenobarbital and monitoring of epileptic patients in rural Mali.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of phenobarbital treatment for epileptic patients in rural Mali. METHODS Epileptic patients were treated at home with phenobarbital at daily dosages ranging from 50Expand
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Epilepsy as a Consequence of Cerebral Malaria in Area in Which Malaria Is Endemic in Mali, West Africa
Summary:  Purpose: Cerebral malaria (CM) is suspected to be a potential cause of epilepsy in tropical areas, but little information is available. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role ofExpand
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[Onchocerciasis and epilepsy. Epidemiological survey in Mali].
A door-to-door survey was conducted in 18 villages in Mali with a total of 5,243 inhabitants classified according to the endemicity of onchocerciasis. Each epileptic was matched with two controls.Expand
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Results of an Action-Research on Epilepsy in Rural Mali
Purpose To evaluate the RARE (Réseau Action-Recherche sur l’Epilepsie) program, a model of managing and treating people with epilepsy (PWE) at a primary health-care level in rural areas of Mali, weExpand
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Different susceptibilities of the geniculate and extrageniculate visual pathways to human Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (a combined neurophysiological-neuropathological study).
Flash evoked visual potentials (FEPs) of 7 patients with advanced Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) were compared with those recorded in 7 patients with senile dementia of the Alzheimer type (SDAT), inExpand
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Etat confusionnel critique prolonge a point de depart frontal chez un sujet age
Summary The authors discuss the case of a man who, at the age of 63, presented episodes of prolonged confusional state de novo. The EEG recordings showed the existence of an electrical status withExpand
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Etude du kirikirimasien (épilepsie) au Mali : Dimensions étiologique et nosographique
L'epilepsie est une maladie chronique et invalidante dont le taux de prevalence s'eleve a 15, 6 p. 1 000 au Mali, soit un taux quatre a cinq fois superieur a celui que l'on rencontre en Occident. LeExpand
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Onchocercose et épilepsie
L'onchocercose et l'epilepsie posent l'une et l'autre d'importants problemes de sante publique dans les pays tropicaux. Cet article presente les bases epidemiologiques d'une eventuelle associationExpand
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Etude anthropologique de l’épilepsie au Mali - I. Présentation générale
L’epilepsie pose, en Afrique, un probleme de sante publique et de societe. Des etudes cliniques et epidemiologiques sont necessaires, elles doivent etre completees par des etudes qualitatives. LesExpand
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