Journal of

Toxicology and Risk AssessmentISSN: 2572-4061


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4061.1510053

Environmental Impacts and Health Risks of Open Landfills in West African Countries: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Robert FAOMOWE FOKO, El Hadj Malick KANE, Fatoumata BAH, Absa LAM, Cheikh DIOP, Mamadou FALL, Aminata TOURE and Mathilde CABRAL

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/04/30

In developing countries, despite the fact that most waste is composed mainly of materials of plant origin, the increasing industrialization of communities is increasingly involved in the generation of waste from industrial and agricultural activities and chemical remains. One of the consequences associated with the production of this waste is the emergence of open landfills as a disposal method, which has the effect of releasing several pollutants into the environment, including toxic metals. .....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4061.1510052

Large Left Ventricular Thrombus in a Patient with Methamphetamine Associated Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report

Jose Kristian Feliciano, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 06, 2023

The development of small or moderate size left ventricular thrombus (LVT) is a well-known complication in various cardiac conditions with the highest rate observed in acute anterior myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure (CHF) as a result of severe left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction, but a huge LVT that almost protrudes to the aortic valve is an exceptionally rare phenomenon....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4061.1510051

Acute and Sub-Acute Toxicity Studies on the Trunk Bark Hydro- Ethanolic Extract of Stereospermum kunthianum Cham: In Wistar Rats

Dieynaba KONE, Abdou SARR, Fatoumata BAH, Serigne Ibra Mbacké DIENG, Aminata TOURÉ, Alioune Dior FALL, Mathilde CABRAL and Mamadou FALL

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 29, 2023

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the acute and sub-acute toxicity of the trunk bark hydro- ethanolic extract of Stereospermum Kunthianum Cham: in Wistar rats. For acute toxicity assessment, three 12-week-old female rats were administered by gavage a single oral dose of 2000 mg/kg of the trunk bark hydro-ethanolic extract of Stereospermum kunthianum. LD50 was estimated after 14 days of observation. Subacute toxicity was assessed at three dose levels: 500, 1000, and 2000 mg/kg....

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