[The prevalence of symptomatic infantile heart disease at Louga Regional Hospital, Senegal].

@article{Ngouala2015ThePO,
  title={[The prevalence of symptomatic infantile heart disease at Louga Regional Hospital, Senegal].},
  author={Georges Antoine Bazolo Ba Ngouala and D{\'e}sir{\'e} Alain Affangla and Mohamed Leye and Abdoul Kane},
  journal={Cardiovascular journal of Africa},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          e1-5
        }
}
The management of congenital or acquired infantile heart diseases in sub-Saharan African countries still presents problems, particularly with diagnosis and access to surgical treatment. Our objectives were to describe the heart diseases observed in the paediatric setting of the Louga Regional Hospital (LRH) and report their short-term evolution. In the study period from 1 July 2009 to 31 December 2012, 82 children out of 18,815 presented with heart disease, which was a prevalence of 4.3/1,000… CONTINUE READING