Monkgogi Goepamang

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INTRODUCTION Heart failure is a common cause of hospitalisation and therefore contributes to in-hospital outcomes such as mortality. In this study we describe patient characteristics and outcomes of acute heart failure (AHF) in Botswana. METHODS Socio-demographic, clinical and laboratory data were collected from 193 consecutive patients admitted with AHF(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the burden of diagnosed and undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients hospitalised with acute heart failure in Botswana. METHODS The study enrolled 193 consecutive patients admitted with acute heart failure to the medical wards at Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone. Patients were(More)
Calcified right atrial thrombi are rare cardiac masses that may be complicated by pulmonary embolism. Although they can be discovered by a transthoracic echocardiography, they may need histological examination to differentiate them from other cardiac masses. We report a case of a 44-year-old woman who presented with a calcified right atrial thrombus and(More)
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