Nov 14, 2018Open AccessArticle
Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is occupied over 25% of bariatric procedures, which becomes the second most commonly performed bariatric procedure after RYGB. But incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after SG was reported to be 6.5% - 40%. SG is regarded to induce or exacerbate GERD in general. Therefore preoperative manometry and GIF should be routinely per-formed. Patients with a lowe
Nov 21, 2017Open AccessArticle
amines are frequently used in cardioology. The aim of our work was to evaluate
the practical modalities of use of amines in the cardiology department of University Hospital Yalgado Ouédraogo. Patients
and Methods: We conducted a prospective observational study for 6 months, from
01 June to 31 November 2013, including all patients treated with vasopressive
Jan 23, 2017Open AccessArticle
Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of acute abdominal disorders requiring surgery. The mainstay of treatment is
an appendectomy for more than 100 years. However, symptoms of acute appendicitis confuse many other conditions making
diagnosis a challenge. In addition, as with all operations, postoperative
complications exist, including wound infections, intra-abdominal abscesses, ileus and adhesions. For some specific patien
Jul 28, 2016Open AccessArticle
Background: Trauma is a major public health challenge in Nigeria and many
victims of trauma are brought to the hospital critically ill, thereby
increasing the burden of critical illness in the country. Aim: To characterize
the pattern of injuries, causes and outcome among trauma patients admitted into
the general ICU of a tertiary care hospital in north-central Nigeria. Materials
and Methods: All trauma admissions into the ICU of Jos University Teaching
Jan 28, 2016Open AccessArticle
Blunt abdominal trauma is a frequent emergency and is also associated
with significant morbidity and mortality. Spleen is the commonest organ
injured. In this study, we meet a special complication after splenectomy, atelectasis
and mediastinal shift, and this is the complication with hemodynamic unstable.
Without bronchoscopy, the patient is told to inspire deeply by blowing balloons
with pressure 8 - 10 cm H2O and recovered uneventfully.
Jul 24, 2015Open AccessArticle
Pegylated-interferon (IFN) plus ribavirin remains the most effective
therapeutic regimen for patients with chronic hepatitis C interferon.
Thrombocytopenia is a common side effect of this treatment, often leading to
discontinuation of a potentially curative therapy. Splenectomy was a clinically
effective treatment for hepatitis C virus-associated thrombocytopenia.
Splenectomy in patients with hepatitis C cirrhosis is now safer prelude to
antiviral treatment. Overwhelming post splenectomy infecti...
Nov 07, 2014Open AccessArticle
injuries to the knee in orthopedic surgery are a major concern for surgeons and
a major problem for patients. They are fortunately rare, but it is equally
difficult to process. The first decisions taken as soon as you confirm the
diagnosis are the most important for the patient’s recovery. We did a review of
the cases in our center where they were present simultaneously in the Department
of Orthopaedic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.