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Quinolines with antifungal interest

The increase in the incidence of fungal infections, especially in immunocompromised subjects with its formidable consequences, as well as the emergence of many germs resistant to current treatments are prompting research to develop new antifungal agents. Our study focused on the antifungal properties of quinolines, derivatives 5-phenyldiazenyl quinolin-8-ol, and 5,7-dinitro quinolin-8-ol were synthesized and...

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The results of surgery and radiotherapy of non-functioning pituitary adenomas

Non-functional pituitary adenomas (AHNF) are bulky tumours expressed essentially by neuro-ophthalmological signs in the foreground and pose a problem of therapeutic and prognostic management. Materials and methods: we report a retrospective study of 50 patients collected between 93 and 2005 at the CPMC, with the aim of evaluating the results of surgery and...

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Vaccination strategy for priority groups against the coronavirus (Covid-19) Perception and intention of healthcare personnel in hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vaccination of priority groups against Covid-19, isolated in the city of Wuhan, is a global emergency. The exposure of healthcare personnel to Covid-19 is well documented by several authors. Therefore, the vaccination of this vulnerable group becomes an imperative for health safety in the workplace. The objective of this study was to assess...

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Covid-19 in cancer patients

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus 2) virus that affects individuals in different ways. Cancer patients are particularly at increased risk of severe disease with reported case fatality rates higher than those in the general population. This mortality associated with COVID-19 varies considerably depending...

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Improved rehabilitation after caesarean section: multimodal approach

Enhanced recovery after surgery is a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to care of the surgical patient in the perioperative period. This program adopted by several surgical disciplines aims to optimize perioperative management and outcomes. This program focused on the preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative phases. It includes all the factors that improve convalescence, patient information, psychological...

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Determinants of Obstetrical Complications in Adolescent Girls at the Befelatanana Maternity Hospital, Antananarivo, Madagascar: A Case-Control Study

Context and objective: Obstetric complications are often the cause of maternal deaths, especially among adolescent girls. The objective of this present study was to identify factors associated with obstetric complications in adolescents. Methods: This is a case-control study conducted at the Befelatanana maternity hospital over a period of 2 months, march and april 2019....

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