American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Clinical Case: Intestinal Perforation in Patient with SARS-COV-2 Infection

    Méndez-de Jesus Ignacio Alberto, Trejo-Rosas Saúl, Sanabria-Cordero David, Damián-Flores Sonia, Garcia-Roman Maria Teresa Arizbeth, Quiroz-Camacho Dulce Mariana

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 29 March 2022
    Accepted: 14 April 2022
    Published: 9 January 2023
    Abstract: As the SARS-COV-2 virus pandemic spreads around the world, new clinical manifestations are being reported. In addition to respiratory manifestations, acute kidney injury, hypercoagulability, pulmonary thromboembolism, and gastrointestinal symptoms have been reported. The Infectology Hospital of the La Raza National Medical Center, in the Intensive ... Show More
  • A Rare Presentation of Muscle Involvement in Sarcoidosis: A Case Report

    Finangnon Armand Wanvoegbe, Alin Turcu, Herve Devilliers, Romain Bouvet, Suzanne Mouries-Martin, Geraldine Muller, Marion Laboz, Kouessi Anthelme Agbodande, Angele Azon-Kouanou, Philip Bielefeld, Jean-François Besancenot

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 5-7
    Received: 20 December 2022
    Accepted: 11 January 2023
    Published: 31 January 2023
    Abstract: Background: Sarcoidosis can affect virtually any organ of the body, primarily the lungs, lymphatic system, skin or eyes, or a combination of these sites and it is characterized by the formation of non-caseating granulomas. Muscular involvement in sarcoidosis is usually asymptomatic or pauci-symptomatic, and its nodular form is exceptional. Observat... Show More
  • Hospital Mortality Related to Chronic Renal Failure Chu-National Reference

    Ibrahim Hamat, Youssouf Djibril, Youssouf Seid Haoua, Senoussi Charfadine, Hissein Nassima, Djibrine Mahamat Djibrine, Abdelkerim Aboubakar, Hissein Yakhoub, Ali Mahamat Hissein, Mahamat Zalba Abderraman Guillaume, Mahamat Moussa Ali

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 8-11
    Received: 10 January 2023
    Accepted: 2 February 2023
    Published: 16 February 2023
    Abstract: Chronic renal failure is a public health problem worldwide because of its high mortality rate and the cost of its management. Our study aims to determine the mortality factors related to CKD at the University Hospital of the National Reference of N’Djamena (Chad). This was a cross-sectional, descriptive study over a period of three (3) years from J... Show More
  • Clinical and Paraclinical Profiles of Patients with Viral Hepatitis C in Cotonou

    Finangnon Armand Wanvoegbe, Aboudou Raïmi Kpossou, Kouessi Anthelme Agbodande, Cossi Angelo Attinsounon, Corinne Flore Kouam Kamdem, Rodolphe Vignon, Martin Sokpon, Angele Azon-Kouanou, Jean Sehonou, Daniel Amoussou-Guenou, Djimon Marcel Zannou

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 12-15
    Received: 2 February 2023
    Accepted: 28 February 2023
    Published: 9 March 2023
    Abstract: Background: Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection induces the occurence of severe chronic liver disease and metabolic complications. Our goal was to study the clinical and paraclinical profile of patients with hepatitis C virus at the Natioanl Teaching Hospital Hubert Koutoukou Maga of Cotonou. Methods: This was a cross-sectional and descriptiv... Show More
  • Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Non-Competitive Athletes: ECG Screening by Telecardiology Is Useful and Cost-Effective

    Martina Molinari, Tiziano Gabriele Costigliolo, Alberto Camerini, Gianpietro Spagna, Giuseppe Molinari

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: 26 February 2023
    Accepted: 16 March 2023
    Published: 24 March 2023
    Abstract: Background: Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading cause of mortality in athletes during sport. There are several hereditary, structural, or electrical heart diseases associated with SCD, most of them can be identified or suggested by abnormalities on a resting 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG). Objective: To evaluate usefulness and cost-effective... Show More