International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019

  • Subxiphoid Tube Pericardiostomy in the Management of Pericardial Effusion: Our Experience

    Abubakar Umar, Salisu Ismail, Usman Muhammad Sani, Muawiya Usman Zagga

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 64-68
    Received: 16 June 2019
    Accepted: 16 July 2019
    Published: 24 September 2019
    Abstract: Introduction – There is minimal amount of fluid within the two layers of the pericardium. This serves to lubricate the layers preventing friction. Various disease processes can lead to increase in the amount of this fluid which cause haemodynamic compromise these patients. Various methods have been used to drain this fluid. We report our experience... Show More
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection in a Teenage Patient

    Papa Salmane Ba, Momar Sokhna Diop, Papa Amath Diagne, Ndeye Fatou Sow, Papa Adama Dieng, Amadou Gabriel Ciss, Mouhamadou N’Diaye

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 69-71
    Received: 22 July 2019
    Accepted: 23 August 2019
    Published: 9 October 2019
    Abstract: Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is usually seen and treated in childhood or in neonatal period in his obstructive type. Sometime it can be detected beyond the first decade. The objective of this case report is to give prove of the fact that it can be seen and treated in a teenager. We present a rare case of 15 years old boy who was admi... Show More