International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Acute Aortic Dissection at the Cardiology Clinic to the University National Hospital Hubert Koutoukou Maga of Cotonou (BENIN)

    Kémal Bori Bata, Arnaud Sonou, Hugues Dohou, Donald Aïkpon*, Mayeul Agbo, Carmel Abatti, Maurice Dangbegnon, Murielle Hounkponou, Xavier Fadonougbo, Phillipe Agbalika, Francis Soummonni, David Dossou, Léopold Houétondji Codjo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 71-76
    Received: Nov. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: We aimed to describe epidemiological, diagnostic, therapeutic aspects of aortic dissection (AD) managed at the CNHU-HKM of Cotonou (Benin). Methods: It was a retrospective study from january 2018 to july 2023. All patients admitted for AD were enrolled. AD was classified as type A and type B according to Stanford. DA risk factors, soc... Show More
  • Case Report

    Coarctation of the Aorta Operated on Adults at the National University Hospital Center Hubert Koutoukou Maga (CNHU-HKM) of Cotonou: About 3 Cases

    Abdel Kémal Boribata, Murielle Hounkponnou, Fifamè Nathalie Adigbonon, Kounapya Désiré Nekoua*, Maxwell Nkenhoung, Inès Djouking, Théophilia Gracias Mawuton Sahossi, Samson Djaouwe Souloukna, Codjo Xavier Fadonougbo, François Koukoui, Mathieu Debauchez, Houétondji Léopold Codjo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 77-83
    Received: Nov. 09, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 06, 2023
    Published: Dec. 18, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Coarctation of the aorta, a non-cyanogenic congenital heart disease, is a cause of arterial hypertension in young persons, most often managed surgically. We report three cases of coarctation of the aorta in adults operated on at the CNHU-HKM in Cotonou (Benin). Case presentation: our three patients were male with a mean age of 23.3 ye... Show More
  • Research Article

    Epidemiological Profile of Myocardial Infarction with Non-Significant Stenosis of Coronary Arteries (MINOCA)

    Moussaoui Fethi*, Tabet Aoul Radia, Meziane Tani Abderrahime

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 84-91
    Received: Aug. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 29, 2023
    Published: Dec. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA) remains a puzzling clinical entity characterized by clinical evidence of myocardial infarction (MI) with normal or near-normal coronary arteries on angiography (stenosis <50 %). This pathology is poorly understood, several studies are underway for a better understanding of this disease. The aim of our work was to review the literature and assess the epidemiology, clinical features, prognosis and etiologies of MINOCA. Methods and Results: Descriptive, prospective study, spread over a period of 36 months from Januar... Show More