Gaston Ekouya Bowassa

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Background. To determine the prevalence and associated factors of prehypertension (pre-HT) and hypertension (HT) in schoolchildren at Brazzaville (Congo). Methods. This cross-sectional study was conducted from March to May 2011 in five representative urban schools in Brazzaville. American Pediatric Society's definition of pre-HT and HT was used. The(More)
Malaria still constitutes a worrying problem of public health. It remains an important cause of infant mortality. To determine the determinants of severe malaria a case control study was carried out from July to December 2011 in the pediatric intensive care department of the university hospital of Brazzaville. The group included 230 children hospitalised(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of priapism, assess knowledge and appreciate its characteristics in childhood sickle cell disease. METHODOLOGY A case-control study was conducted at the University Hospital of Brazzaville (Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Clinical Urology). The cases consisted of 202 sickle cell anemia who are at least 5(More)