Journal of Nephrology & Therapeutics

ISSN: 2161-0959

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Ba Diengz Ameth

Nephrology/Hemodialysis department, Université de Thiès, Thies, Senegal

  • Brief Report   
    Assessment of cardiovascular complications at Ziguinchor haemodialysis centre in the southern Senegal
    Author(s): Ba Aw Mamadou*, Kane Yaya, Manga Simon and Ba Diengz Ameth

    Introduction: Cardiovascular complications are very lethal in chronic haemodialysis patients. They are the leading cause of mortality in this population, which is 3 to 20 times higher than in the general population of the same age group. Our work aimed to determine the frequency of cardiovascular complications in our patients. Patients and methods: We conducted a two-month looking-forward study of descriptive and analytical purpose in the haemodialysis centre of Ziguinchor regional hospital. Data were collected through a questionnaire providing information on epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical parameters. All patients underwent an electrocardiogram and a trans-thoracic cardiac echocardiogram after the dialysis session. Results: The mean age of the patients was 41.14 years and 57.14% of the patients were hyp.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2161-0959.2022.12.411

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