Mamadou Bocary Diarra

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BACKGROUND There are few African data available on rheumatic heart disease (RHD). AIM To provide data on the clinical characteristics and treatment of patients with RHD hospitalized in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS The VALVAFRIC study is a multicentre hospital-based retrospective registry of patients with RHD hospitalized in African cardiology departments(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is one of the leading causes of mortality in patients with sickle cell disease. However, it has been almost exclusively studied in patients with the SS phenotype and in high-income countries, despite more than 80% of patients living in Africa. We looked for the determinants of glomerulopathy in a multinational cohort of(More)
In Dakar kennels where morbidity and mortality attributed to diseases transmitted by ticks were high, we conducted a field study to assess the prevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys and Babesia spp. infections in two kennels (n = 34 dogs) and to study the impact of tick protection. The first day of the study, the E. canis PCR were positive in 18(More)
The determination of risk factors a low to prevent or to delay the apparition of certain diseases. Our study put out in Cardiology A of Hôpital du Point G. gold to determine the main risk factors of ischemic heart diseases between 162 patients. It appears that all classical risk factors (HBP, Diabetes, obesity, tobacco use, sedentary, menopause,(More)
BACKGROUND Although a blood genetic disease, sickle cell disease (SCD) leads to a chronic vasculopathy with multiple organ involvement. We assessed arterial stiffness in SCD patients and looked for associations between arterial stiffness and SCD-related vascular complications. METHODS The CADRE (Coeur Artères et Drepanocytose, ie, Heart Arteries and(More)
was detected in 9 P. irritans fleas (7 male [6 unfed and 1 engorged] and 2 [engorged] female) from 3 houses, including the house where a confirmed human case of plague had occurred (online Technical Appendix, http:// Eight sequences (GenBank accession nos. KJ361938– KJ361945) were obtained and share 99%(More)
BACKGROUND Whereas the coronary artery disease death rate has declined in high-income countries, the incidence of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa, where their management remains a challenge. AIM To propose a consensus statement to optimize management of ACS in sub-Saharan Africa on the basis of realistic considerations.(More)
Introduction: déterminer la prévalence du surpoids et de l'obésité dans la population âgée de 5 à 19 ans et fournir des données de référence pour de futures études. Méthodes: notre échantillon est issu de la première étude sur les pathologies cardiovasculaires basée sur l'approche STEP de l'Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) en sélectionnant tous les(More)
In view of the rising prevalence of arterial hypertension and its complications throughout sub-Saharan Africa including in rural areas, the Association of the Rural Doctors of Mali asked its NGO partner, Sant6 Sud, for assistance in setting up a medical network dedicated to hypertension. This report describes the implementation of the Mali Hypertension(More)