International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Results of the De Vega Plasty in Tricuspid Insufficiencies Secondary to Mitral and Aortic Rheumatic Valve Diseases: Study of 58 Cases

    Ciss Amadou Gabriel, Gandji Wilfrid, Diop Momar Sokhna, Ba Papa Salmane, Leye Mohamed, Diatta Souleymane, Gaye Magaye, Sene Etienne Birame, Dieng Papa Adama, Ndiaye Assane, Ndiaye Mouhamadou

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: 23 February 2017
    Accepted: 13 March 2017
    Published: 24 March 2017
    Abstract: Assess the short, medium and long-term efficiency of the De Vega tricuspid plasty. The study was retrospective (7 years and 11 months) and included all patients operated for valve diseases associated with functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR). The Epi Info software was used for descriptive analysis and logistic regression. There was a total of 58... Show More
  • The Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (ALCAPA) in Senegal

    Mohamed Leye, Fatou Aw, Adama Sawadogo, Maria Helena Diame, Momar Dioum, Désiré Alain Affangla, Simon Manga, Abdoulaye Ndoye Diop, Bassirou Bah, Magalie Kaya Samba, Alassane Aliou Ngaide, Alassane Mbaye, Modibo Doumbia, Djibril Marie Ba, Rosette Godonou, Abdoul Kane

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 21 May 2017
    Accepted: 19 June 2017
    Published: 25 July 2017
    Abstract: The anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare malformation that represents less than 0.5% of the congenital heart diseases. The common clinical feature is congestive heart failure. The treatment is strictly a surgical repair. The authors report the first 3 cases of ALCAPA diagnosed in Senegal in infan... Show More