Ibrahim Traore

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OBJECTIVE The aim was to evaluate the results of surgical treatment of occlusion of the sigmoid colon due to volvulus. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a retrospective study from 1996 to 2010 of all patients undergoing surgery for sigmoid volvulus in surgical wards of the University Hospital of Bamako. RESULTS A total of 417 patients were identified(More)
OBJECTIVE To study diagnostic pitfalls, morbidity and mortality of adult intussusception. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study of adult patients records operated between 1979 and 2007 with the diagnosis of adult intussusception. RESULTS We found 41 cases of adult intussusception. The mean age was 35.2 years (standard deviation (SD)=7.1). The delay(More)
Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the pancreas is a rare disease. Its diagnosis is difficult without histological examination. In fact, clinical and imaging findings are not pathognomonic. Acute pancreatitis associated with pancreatic lymphoma is extremely rare. We have found only 7 case reports in literature. We report herein a new case of pancreatic(More)
The minimal effective dosages (MEDs) of ofloxacin (OFLO) and sparfloxacin (SPFX) against 10 isolates of Mycobacterium leprae were measured in the mouse foot pad system. The drugs were administered either by gavage or by incorporation into the mouse diet in a range of concentrations. The results demonstrated that the MEDs of OFLO were 4 to 5 times higher(More)
Fifty-one lepromatous leprosy patients, all of whom had relapsed after previous dapsone (DDS) monotherapy, were treated between 1990 and 1991 with 600 mg of rifampin (RMP) plus 400 mg of ofloxacin (OFLO) daily for 4 weeks, and the great majority of the patients were followed up at least once a year after completion of the treatment. After only 173(More)
Acute mesenteric ischemia is a morbid condition that may be difficult to diagnose due to nonspecific nature of its symptoms. To our knowledge, such a complication has not previously been reported after spinal surgery via the posterior approach. We describe the case of a 43-year-old woman who developed acute mesenteric ischemia several days after a surgical(More)