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Secondary Spontaneous Rupture of the Diaphragm in a Child after Blunt Chest Trauma  [PDF]
Seydou Togo, Bourama Kané, Moussa Abdoulaye Ouattara, Issa Boubacar Maiga, Yunping Lu, Donghui Jin, Allaye Ombotimbé, Ibrahim Sangaré, Maiga Abdoul Aziz, Cheik Amed Sekou Touré, Ibrahim Coulibaly, Adama Issa Koné, Sitan Illiassou, Jaques Saye, Cheik Sadibou Traoré, Sékou Koumaré, Moussa Camara, Koita Adama Kononba, Mody Traoré, Zimogo Zié Sanogo, Sadio Yéna, Djibril Sangaré
Open Journal of Respiratory Diseases (OJRD) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/ojrd.2016.62006
Abstract: Traumatic diaphragmatic rupture (TDR) is very rare in the pediatric age group. Because of its rarity and its coexistence with more injuries, the diagnosis is often delayed. Very little has been written about this condition in the pediatric age group. TDR, while uncommon, should be considered in cases of blunt thoracic trauma. All patients should undergo meticulous examination preoperatively. The clinical presentation and importance of making an accurate diagnosis and surgery is highlighted. We report a case of secondary spontaneous traumatic left-sided diaphragmatic rupture in a child that was managed by delayed surgical repair.
Total Thyroidectomy in Multinodular Goiter: An African Experience  [PDF]
Moussa Abdoulaye Ouattara, Seydou Togo, Ibrahima Sankaré, Kadiatou Singaré, Sekou Koumaré, Issa Maiga, Allaye Ombotibé, Jacques Saye, Assa Traoré, Nouhoum Diani, Zimogo Ziè Sanogo, Sadio Yena
Surgical Science (SS) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/ss.2015.612075
Abstract: Introduction: Total thyroidectomy is an operation that involves the surgical removal of the whole thyroid gland, with the preservation of the parathyroid glands. The aim of the present study was to assess the complication rates of total thyroidectomy on benign indication and first-time thyroid surgery and investigate the early outcome after opotherapy. Materials and Methods: In this retrospective study, patients who underwent total thyroidectomy for benign multinodular goiter in the department of thoracic surgery in our Hospital from January 2012 to December 2014 were included. In postoperative time, we evaluated surgical complication, histopathological examination and opotherapy. Results: A total 53 patients underwent total thyroidectomy for multmodular goiter; they were 49 (92.45%) bilateral and 4 (7.55%) unilateral (recurrence). The mean age was 47 years and mean diameter of goiter was 10.75 cm. Among the patients 88.68% were females and 11.32% were male. Preoperative hormonal statuses were (70%) in euthyroid and (30%) hyperthyroid following surgery complications like transient laryngeal nerve palsy (3.77%), transient hypocalcemia (7.55%), hematoma (1.9%) and wound infection (1.9%). On histopathological examination of the surgical specimen, 5.7% were reported to be malignant. Six month following surgery 92.45% of patients was a good hormonal balance. Conclusion: Total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter has a low morbidity and mortality; this procedure olves both the problem of recurrence of disease and reintervention. The opotherapy is doable with a good hormonal balance.
Modelling of radiocesium transfer in the lichen-reindeer/caribou-wolf food chain
D. F. Holleman,R. G. White,A. C. Allaye-Chan
Rangifer , 1990,
Abstract: The environmental contaminate radiocesium (cesium-137) has been shown to be of value as a marker in food selection and intake studies. Its greatest potential value as a food marker is in the subarctic/arctic regions, particularly in the lichen to reindeer/caribou to wolf food chain. A kinetic model describing the movement of radiocesium through the food chain has been developed using the SAAM computer program and is presented here. The program has been written so that the various paramenters affecting the transfer of radiocesium in the food chain can be altered more realistically to describe the system being modeled. The values of the parameters as given in this example are realistic for interior Alaska, however caution should be exercised in the application of the present results to regions that may be vastly different from the Alaskan interior without first evaluating the parameters and assumptions of the model.
Seasonal concentrations of cesium-137 in rumen content, skeletal muscles and feces of caribou from the Porcupine herd: lichen ingestion rates and implications for human consumption
A. C. Allaye-Chan,R. G. White,D. F. Holleman,D. E. Russell
Rangifer , 1990,
Abstract: The Porcupine caribou herd was monitored for cesium-137 during 1987 to address human health concerns over potential meat contamination by radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident, and to determine lichen intake rates based on body burdens of radiocesium. A total of 36 caribou were collected from northwestern Alaska and the Yukon Territories in March, June, September, and November. Mean radiocesium concentrations in skeletal muscle peaked in March at 133 Bq/kg fresh weight. This value should not prove hazardous to human health. Radiocesium concentrations in skeletal muscle (wet weight) ranged from approximately 22 to 50% of radiocesium concentrations in rumen contents (dry weight), and from approximately 15 to 37% of radiocesium concentrations in feces (dry weight). Radioactivity in feces was significantly correlated with radioactivity in rumen contents. Computer simulations relating lichen intake rates to radiocesium body burdens are presented for 3 scenarios: (1) when seasonal intakes were adjusted to provide the optimum fit between simulated and observed radiocesium body burdens (2) when seasonal intakes were based on empirical data, and (3) when seasonal intakes were adjusted to yield a "conventional" radiocesium curve of a slow fall build-up prior to a late winter plateau.
Radiocesium concentrations in the lichen-reindeer/caribou food chain: Before and after Chernobyl
Robert G. White,Dan F. Holleman,Ann C. Allaye-Chan
Rangifer , 1986,
Abstract: This paper reviews historical concentrations of radiocesium (Cs-137) in the reindeer/caribou food chain in Alaska. These data, along with available kinetic models which describe the movement of radiocesium through the food chain, are used to predict consequences of radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident which occurred in late April 1986. During the present discussion, efforts are made to directly relate the Alaskan data to the Scandinavian situation as it exists following the Chernobyl accident.
Initial Experience with Open Heart Surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges in Mali with Minimum Standards for Practice  [PDF]
Seydou Togo, Moussa Abdoulaye Ouattara, Abdoul Aziz Ma?ga, Moussa Bazongo, Issa Boubacar Ma?ga, Cheik Ahmed Sékou Touré, Ibrahim Coulibaly, Sounkalo Diop, Allaye Ombotimbe, Sitta Illiassou, Souleymane Coulibaly, Mamadou Solo Koita, Koumba Nelly Dora Ignanga, Sanibé Dramane Koné, Moussa Oscar Kamano, Fatoumata Konaté, Adama Issa Koné, Amadou Sidibé, Ahmadou Dramé, Nouhoum Oueloguem, Bourama Kané, Boubacar Dramé, Sékou Koumaré, Zimogo Zié Sanogo, Sadio Yéna
World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (WJCS) , 2019, DOI: 10.4236/wjcs.2019.99013
Abstract: Introduction: There has been limited experience with Open Heart Surgeries (OHS) in Sub-Saharan Africa. In west Africa especially in Mali, most fledgling centers are unable to overcome the myriad of challenges encountered in establishing OHS though there is a high prevalence of surgically correctable heart diseases. The aim of this paper is to review our initial experience of our first cases in developing OHS program and discuss the challenges and prospects that need to be overcome to further develop it. Methods: A total of 6 patients who underwent OHS during the first “cardiac mission” in July 2016 were included in this retrospective study. The medical records of the patients were examined and data on age, sex, diagnosis, EuroSCORE, type of surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass details, complications and length of hospital stay were extracted. Results: Six patients with a male to female ratio of 1, ages ranging between 12 and 35 years (mean of 22.5 ± 12 years) were studied. The mean of EuroSCORE was 6 ± 41. Pericardial patch closure of isolated atrial septal defect was performed in one patient. One patient had mitral valve repair for rheumatic mitral regurgitation consisting of chordal shortening with a tricuspid valvuloplasty. Three patients had mitral valve replacement with tricuspid valvuloplasty. Four patients had mitral valve replacement. Sixty-day mortality?was 0%. Conclusion: Safe conduct of open heart surgery in Mali Hospital setting is feasible. Grant financial aid is required for rapid growth of Open-Heart Surgery in this part of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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