Sylvie Ndongo Amougou

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BACKGROUND Early repolarisation (ER) is commonly seen on electrocardiograms (ECG). Recent reports have described the relationship between ER and sudden cardiac death (SCD). The prevalence and significance of ER have not been studied in black Africans. METHOD We matched clinical and ECG records of subjects over 18 years of age who consulted a cardiac unit(More)
BACKGROUND The burden of sudden unexplained death in sub-Saharan Africa is unknown. AIM The aim of this study is to establish the epidemiology of sudden cardiac death in Cameroon. METHODS The Douala sudden unexplained death (Douala-SUD) study is a prospective, multiple-source, community-based surveillance of all cases of unexpected death (< 24 hours(More)
We report on the case of an adult black African who was resuscitated from several cardiac arrests but suffered behavioural impairment, and discuss diagnostic pitfalls. The aetiology of coronary free lesion myocardial infarction with depressed left ventricular function was diagnosed when the patient travelled abroad. The low prevalence of recognised sudden(More)
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