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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in the general adult population of Lome. METHODS A cross-sectional household survey was conducted in Lome from October 2009 to January 2010, which focused on hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in 2 000 subjects 18 years and older. The World Health(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate the early anthracyclines cardiotoxicity. METHODS It is a prospective study made on 10 months of period from October 2008 to July 2009 and on patients who contracted a solid canny tumor hospitalized or followed in their movement and who would receive chemotherapy with an anthracycline molecule. On this effect, we have used tissue Doppler(More)
Dyna Indapamide SR. Each sustained release tablet contains 1,5 mg indapamide. Background: Facilities for Holter electrocardiography (ECG) monitoring in many Nigerian hospitals are limited. There are few published works in Nigeria on the use of 24-hour Holter ECG in cardiac arrhythmic evaluation of patients with cardio-vascular diseases. Objective: To study(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and practices related to the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in medical settings in Lome (Togo). Hospitalists in Lome are relatively well aware of the risk of VTE in patients. They report risk factors for VTE as the primary indications for thromboprophylaxis. Few physicians cited acute medical(More)
1 Particularités de la cardiomyopathie du péripartum en Afrique: le cas du Togo sur une étude prospective de 41 cas au Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire Sylvanus Olympio de Lomé Abstract Introduction: La cardiomyopathie du péripartum (CMPP) est une défaillance cardiaque dont l'étiologie demeure encore méconnue. Méthodes: Il