Papa Adama Dieng

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Traumatic manubriosternal joint dislocations are rare in adult and occur readily during a violent traumatism of the chest and/or the dorsal spine. We report two cases treated between September 1997 and August 2002 at the Surgical Emergency Department of Le Dantec Hospital. The first observation was related to a 26 year old lady. On September 27, 1997, she(More)
Mitral valve repair is a better therapeutic alternative than valve replacement for rheumatic valve disease in children. Repair procedures are especially well suited to developing countries where heart prostheses and life-long anti-coagulation therapy are largely unaffordable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate medium-term outcome of mitral valve(More)
Arteriovenous malformations (AVM) have a wide range of clinical presentations. Operative bleeding is one of the most hazardous complications in the surgical management of high-flow vascular malformations. In the cervical region, the presence of vital vascular structures, such as the carotid artery and jugular vein, may increase this risk. This is a case of(More)
La rupture des anévrismes de l'aorte est une situation catastrophique. La chirurgie ouverte et le traitement endovasculaire sont débattus comme option. Dans cette étude sont évaluées les modalités du traitement chirurgical et ses résultats sur 6 malades opérés pour rupture d'un anévrysme de l'aorte abdominale sous-rénale. Dans 4 cas, il s'agissait d'une «(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to expose a secondary cause of venous insufficiency which surgical treatment. OBSERVATION A 73 old man with a huge aneurism of the right common iliac artery which compressed the left common iliac vein was described. The patient had a unilateral left leg oedema and stasing ulcer. Examinations revealed an abdominal pulsate(More)
La polyarthrite rhumatoïde est une maladie systémique inflammatoire caractérisée par une destruction des synoviales articulaires et des lésions systémiques extra articulaires. Les nodules pulmonaires font partie de ces dernières. Leur évolution peut aboutir à un pneumothorax spontané. Nous rapportons le cas d'un adulte jeune au long passé de polyarthrite(More)
Penetrating heart injuries cause wounds in the cardiac chambers. Most of them are due to gunshot or stabbing by knives. Screwdriver is an uncommon weapon. Authors report a case of stab wound by screwdriver, treated at cardiovascular center in Dakar. This is a 16-year-old boy who experienced physical aggression. He was assaulted with a screwdriver and had(More)
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors are a rare type of malignant neuroectodermal tumor that is very aggressive. Cervicofacial location is rare, even exceptional. We report a case of a 4-month-old male infant, referred from the pediatric clinic for severe supralaryngeal dyspnea, a firm mass under the left mandibular angle, mobile and extended to the parotid(More)
Papillary fibroelastomas are cardiac benign tumours. Among the benign cardiac tumor, papillary fibroelastomas are reported second after myxomas. Most often diagnosed incidentally, papillary fibroelastomas may embolize to cerebral circulation. Valvular locations are predominant; location in left atrium is rare. In this paper, we present a case of papillary(More)
Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is an infl ammatory disease of large vessels that predominantly affects the aorta and its main branches such as supra-aortic trunks, renal and digestive arteries. The diagnosis is based on criteria proposed by the American College of Rheumatology and modifi ed by Sharma. These vascular lesions present a problem of surgical(More)