International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2018

  • A Case Report: A Rare Case of Multiple Chest Wall Schwannomas Associated with Uterine Leiomyoma and Infertility

    Kawkabani Nadine, Darwish Rula, Boustros Omar, Bejjani Simon, El Achkar Nancy, Abou Khalil Bassam

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 12 November 2017
    Accepted: 14 December 2017
    Published: 8 January 2018
    Abstract: Schwannomatosis is a tumor predisposition syndrome characterized by development of multiple schwannomas that are slow-growing encapsulating neurogenic tumors. It is a recurrent condition and patients lack usually the classic cutaneous stigmata, vestibular schwannomas or brain parenchyma tumors. Many papers have incriminated the mutation of the SMAR... Show More
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass Complications in a West African Country (Senegal)

    Abdel-Kémal Bori Bata, Amadou Gabriel Ciss, Momar Sokhna Diop, Papa Salmane Ba, Papa Amath Diagne, Ndeye Fatou Sow, Gaye Magaye, Souleyman Diatta, Mohamed Leye, Etienne Birame Sene, Diene Samba, Papa Adama Dieng, Assane Ndiaye, Mouhamadou Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 5-9
    Received: 30 November 2017
    Accepted: 20 December 2017
    Published: 9 January 2018
    Abstract: Although cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has simplified open heart surgery, it causes adverse effects on the body’s systems. This study aims to report the complications related to CPB at the Cardiac Surgery Center of the University Hospital in Dakar (Senegal). This is a retrospective analytical and descriptive study covering a 24 months period (from J... Show More
  • Morbidity and Mortality of Rheumatic Valvulopathy Surgery in Young Adults in Senegal

    Ciss Amadou Gabriel, Diop Momar Sokhna, Sow Ndeye Fatou, Ba Pape Salmane, Diagne Papa Amath, Diatta Souleymane, Gaye Magaye, Leye Mohamed, Sene Etienne Birame, Dieng Papa Adama, Ndiaye Assane, Ndiaye Mouhamadou

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 10-13
    Received: 21 December 2017
    Accepted: 16 January 2018
    Published: 8 February 2018
    Abstract: Rheumatic heart valve disease is the most important cardiovascular diseases in young African people. It’s a cause of a heavy morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to evaluate the morbidity and mortality of valve surgery in young adults. It was a retrospective and monocentric study over 2 years. We had evaluated 69 patients with an avera... Show More