[Cost of emergency cardiovascular care at the University Hospital Center in Brazzaville, Congo].

@article{Gombet2009CostOE,
  title={[Cost of emergency cardiovascular care at the University Hospital Center in Brazzaville, Congo].},
  author={Thierry Raoul Alexis Gombet and Bertrand Fikahem Ellenga-Mbolla and M{\'e}o St{\'e}phane Ikama and J Ekoba and Gis{\`e}le Kimbally-Kaky},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={45-7}
}
The purpose of this cross-sectional retrospective study was to evaluate the cost of managing cardiovascular emergencies in the Emergency Department of the Brazzaville University Hospital in the Republic of the Congo. This study included 197 patients admitted for stroke in 90 cases, heart failure in 65 and hypertensive emergency in 42 from July to December 2006. The mean duration of hospitalization was 45.2 +/- 18.3 hours (range, 6 to 72 hours). Cost calculation took into account consultation… CONTINUE READING

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