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Cardiac surgery for patients with heart failure due to structural heart disease in Uganda: access to surgery and outcomes: cardiovascular topic
Few data are available on heart failure (HF) in sub-Saharan Africa. We aimed to provide a current picture of HF aetiologies in urban Uganda, access to heart surgery, and outcomes. We prospectively collected clinical and ...
Prosthetic thrombosis and pregnancy on warfarin: Debate on mechanical mitral valve replacement in sub-Saharan Africa based on a case report
(Elsevier - International Journal of Cardiology, 2014)
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common cardiovascular disease in children and young adults in the world. Echocardiographic screenings have documented a large prevalence of RHD in sub-Saharan Africa; there is, ...
Giant single atrium
A 20-year-old young Ugandan woman presented with progressive exertional dyspnea, labial cyanosis and severe digital clubbing. Visualization of the heart by standard transthoracic echocardiography was optimal from the apical ...