H. B. Mbatchou Ngahane

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BACKGROUND In Dakar, stroke is the most frequent neurological disease with the highest mortality. Victims may present in a critical state of coma. The objective of this study was to evaluate survival among comatose stroke patients in Dakar, Senegal. METHODS This was a longitudinal prospective study from April 2006 to July 2007 conducted in the(More)
Background. The objective of this study was to describe complications in hospitalized patients for stroke and to determine the predictive factors of intrahospital mortality from stroke at the Douala General Hospital (DGH) in Cameroon. Patients and Methods. A prospective cross-sectional study was carried out from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2012, at the(More)
Thirty-five percent of stroke events observed in Dakar, Senegal involve hemorrhaging. Coma is a frequent revealing sign of the disease and a severe prognostic factor. Since specific therapy is unavailable in sub-Saharan Africa, only symptomatic medical treatment is proposed to most patients presenting intracerebral hemorrhage. The purpose of this(More)
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