LJ Kagambega

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INTRODUCTION Few studies in sub-Saharan Africa were interested in resistant hypertension. The objectives of this study were to determine the frequency of resistant hypertension in hypertensive black African population, and to describe its clinical and therapeutic features. PATIENTS AND METHODS From May 1, 2010 to May 31, 2012, we included consecutively(More)
INTRODUCTION Hypertension in black is more frequent with early onset and clinically more severe. The blood pressure control and the decrease of global cardiovascular risk are two main goals of the treatment of hypertension. The objectives of this study were to determine the proportion of uncontrolled hypertension in hypertensive patients followed as(More)
INTRODUCTION Neurological complications are the most frequent extracardiac complications of infective endocarditis (IE). This study aimed to describe the epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical aspects, and outcome of neurological complications of infective endocarditis in three hospitals in the city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. PATIENTS AND METHOD(More)
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a cardiac disease at high thromboembolism potential. The authors report a case of peripartum cardiomyopathy admitted for congestive heart failure. Echocardiography found a dilated cardiomyopathy with severely impaired left ventricular systolic function and biventricular thrombi. During hospitalization his condition was(More)
Introduction: Morbidity and mortality from diabetes are compounded by associated cardiovascular risk factors. For this reason, taking care of these risk factors is a public health goal. In this study we evaluated the level of control of cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans with type 2 diabetes in Senegal. Methods: Between March 2007 and July 2008,(More)
Endomyocardial fibrosis is the most classic and the most known complication of prolonged hypereosinophilic syndrome, whatever the cause. In Burkina Faso, this complication is most frequently encountered in idiopathic form of the syndrome. It commonly involves the apex of the ventricles with possible involvement of atrioventricular valves. The clinical(More)
Pulmonary embolism remains the major malingerer of acute chest disease. The clinical and electrocardiographic manifestations may deviate to a diagnosis of myocardial infarction. We report a case of bilateral pulmonary embolism in a patient of 50 years. The electrocardiogram showed ST elevation in anteroseptal and lateral leads. The diagnosis of acute(More)
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