International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2018

  • First Case of Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in Senegal (West Africa): Congenital Heart Disease Management

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

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 39-42
    Received: 25 October 2018
    Accepted: 21 December 2018
    Published: 29 January 2019
    Abstract: Background: Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) is an extracorporeal circulation (EC) technique used to correct complex congenital cardiac lesions. This technique ensures excellent operating conditions while reducing consequences of organ ischaemia, particularly of the brain. Griepp was the first to demonstrate in 1975, that the technique of... Show More