Cardiac surgery capacity in sub-saharan Africa: quo vadis?


BACKGROUND Current data on cardiac surgery capacity on which to base effective concepts for developing sustainable cardiac surgical programs in Africa are lacking or of low quality. METHODS A questionnaire concerning cardiac surgery in Africa was sent to 29 colleagues-26 cardiac surgeons and 3 cardiologists in 16 countries. Further, data on numbers of… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1383723


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@article{Yankah2014CardiacSC, title={Cardiac surgery capacity in sub-saharan Africa: quo vadis?}, author={Charles A Yankah and Francis E Fynn-Thompson and Manuel Antunes and Frank Edwin and Christine Awuor Yuko-Jowi and Shanthi Mendis and Habib Thameur and Andreas E. Urban and Ralph Morton Bolman}, journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon}, year={2014}, volume={62 5}, pages={393-401} }