Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Submit a Manuscript

Publishing with us to make your research visible to the widest possible audience.

Propose a Special Issue

Building a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas.

The Carotid Artery Surgery in Mali: A Case Report

Carotid surgery is a preventive measure against cerebrovascular accidents, but it is not widely practised in Mali. This was a case series carried out in the Andre Festoc surgery department in Bamako, Mali. We operated on two male patients under general anaesthesia. Carotid endarteriectomy involves removal of the sequestrum via an approach running alongside the cleidomastodial muscle. This surgery is performed in Mali with encouraging results.

Carotid Artery, Stenosis, Carotid Endarterectomy, Surgery, Mali

APA Style

Modibo Doumbia, Baba Ibrahima Diarra, Mamadou Toure, Karamoko Diguiba, Asamaou Keita, et al. (2023). The Carotid Artery Surgery in Mali: A Case Report. Science Journal of Clinical Medicine, 12(4), 42-44. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.sjcm.20231204.11

ACS Style

Modibo Doumbia; Baba Ibrahima Diarra; Mamadou Toure; Karamoko Diguiba; Asamaou Keita, et al. The Carotid Artery Surgery in Mali: A Case Report. Sci. J. Clin. Med. 2023, 12(4), 42-44. doi: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20231204.11

AMA Style

Modibo Doumbia, Baba Ibrahima Diarra, Mamadou Toure, Karamoko Diguiba, Asamaou Keita, et al. The Carotid Artery Surgery in Mali: A Case Report. Sci J Clin Med. 2023;12(4):42-44. doi: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20231204.11

Copyright © 2023 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

1. Barnett HJ, et al. Benefit of carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic moderate or severe stenosis. North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Collabora tors. N Engl J Med 1998; 339: 1415-25.
2. European Carotid Surgery Trialists’ Collaborative Group. Randomised trial of endarterectomy for recently symptomatic carotid stenosis: final results of the MRC European Carotid Surgery Trial (ECST). Lancet 1998; 351: 1379-87.
3. Rothwell PM, et al. Analysis of pooled data from the randomised controlled trials of endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis. Lancet 2003; 361: 107-16.
4. Biller J, Feinberg WM, Castaldo JE, Whittemore AD, Harbaugh RE, Dempsey RJ et al. Guidelines for carotid endarterectomy: a statement for healthcare professionals from a special writing group of the Stroke Council, American Heart Association Vol. 29, Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 1998: 554-62.
5. Baiou D, Karageorge A, Spyt T, Naylor AR. Patients undergoing cardiac surgery with asymptomatic unilateral carotid stenoses have a low risk of peri-operative stroke. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2009 Nov; 38 (5): 556-9.
6. Mas JL, Chatellier G, Beyssen B, Branchereau A, Moulin T, Becquemin JP et al. Endaterectomy versus Angioplasti in Patients with Symptomatic Severe Carotid Stenosis. N Engl J Med 2006; 355: 1660-71.
7. Qureshi A. Carotid angioplasty and stent placement after EVA-3S trial. Stroke 2007; 38: 1993-6.
8. Bianga KP, Monganeirenge J, Canwa r, et al. epaisseur intima media carotidienne chez l’hypertendu congolais du sud Kivu. Ann Cardiol angeiol 2016; 65: 64-70.
9. Soya, J. J. n’djessan, a ekouet, Konin, C. athérosclérose infra clinique dans une population d’hypertendus suivis à l’institut de Cardiologie d’abidjan (Côte d’ivoire). JMV-Journal de Médecine Vasculaire 2017; 42 (2), 108.
10. Babaka K, sarr sa, Kane aa, et al. Prévalence des porteurs de plaques d’athérome carotidiennes dans la population semi-rurale de guéoul au sénégal: enquête sur 1411 sujets. J Mal Vascul 2016; 41: 176-81.
11. Hobson RW, et al. Efficacy of carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis. The Veterans Affairs Cooperative study group. N Engl J Med 1993; 328: 221 7.