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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.

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

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