Alain Dauphin

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INTRODUCTION The camptocormia (bent spine) is characterized by a severe forward flexion of the thoracolumbar spine which disappears in the supine position. Clinical case. We describe a typical case observed in a parkinsonian patient. The MRI, electromyogram and biopsy of the paraspinal muscles revealed a typical myositis pattern. DISCUSSION This case, the(More)
BACKGROUND Identifying predictive biomarkers of drug response is of key importance to improve therapy management and drug selection in cancer therapy. To date, the influence of drug exposure and pharmacogenetic variants on sorafenib-induced toxicity remains poorly documented. The aim of this pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) study was to investigate(More)
Although selective 5-HT reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) block monoamine uptake within hours of administration to patients, their full clinical effect does not appear until 2-4 weeks after treatment onset. Pindolol, a betablocker with weak partial 5-HT1A receptor agonist activity has been shown to produce a more rapid onset of antidepressant action of SSRIs.(More)
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