Vol 6, Supplement 1 (October 2016): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy (Cardiothoracic Surgery in the African Continent)

Original Article

Noncardiac thoracic surgery in Abidjan, from 1977 to 2015
Yves Tanauh, Flavien Kendja, Hervé Yangni-Angate, Blaise Demine, Raphaël Ouédé, Maurice Kouacou
Surgical experience on chronic constrictive pericarditis in African setting: review of 35 years’ experience in Cote d’Ivoire
Koffi Herve Yangni-Angate, Tanauh Yves, Meneas Christophe, Diby Florent, Adoubi Anicet, Diomande Manga
The rebirth of cardiac surgery in Sudan
Ahmed ElSayed, ElaminElawad Elnour
The challenges of cardiothoracic surgery practice in Nigeria: a 12 years institutional experience
Bode Falase, Michael Sanusi, Adeola Animasahun, Ogadinma Mgbajah, Adetinuwe Majekodunmi, Onyekwelu Nzewi, Jonathan Nwiloh, David Oke
Cardiac surgery in Africa: a thirty-five year experience on open heart surgery in Cote d’Ivoire
Koffi Herve Yangni-Angate, Christophe Meneas, Florent Diby, Manga Diomande, Anicet Adoubi, Yves Tanauh

Review Article

Cardiothoracic surgical experience in Ghana
Mark Tettey, Martin Tamatey, Frank Edwin
Cardio-thoracic surgical experience in Gabon
François Ondo N’Dong, Sylvestre Mbamendame, Silvère Ngakani Offobo, Mory Mamadi Kaba, Jean Bernard Mbourou, Charles Diané

Case Report

Complete congenital heart block in a neonate with a complex congenital heart defect in Africa
Clovis Nkoke, Edvine Yonta Wawo, Liliane Kuate Mfeukeu, Larissa Makamte, Sandrine Dikosso Edie, Flore Esiene Balana

Arts and Medicine

Yvan Patrick Akré


The supplement “Cardiothoracic Surgery in the African Continent” was commissioned by the editorial office, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy without any sponsorship or funding. Koffi Herve Yangni-Angate served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the supplement.