Anne Lefèvre

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OBJECTIVE To appreciate at the end of pregnancy, in a low-risk pregnant population, the interest of a screening for fetal well-being in case of decreased fetal movements. To define the most adapted screening. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study over a complete year of the patients having consulted in the same center for decreased fetal movements and(More)
It is the purpose of this paper to report the not too widely known clinical symptom of hip claudi-cation and its relationship to aortic and iliac artery occlusions. The importance of aortography in the diagnosis of this syndrome is stressed and a technic is described. The results and findings differ from previous reports in the literature and these(More)
The occurrence of metastasis along the ureteral stump after previous radical nephrectomy for renal adenocarcinoma is very rare, only 47 cases having been reported in the literature. We present a case of metastasis of renal adenocarcinoma, occurring in the ureteral remnant, more than three years after ipsilateral radical nephrectomy. The analysis of this and(More)
Pregnancy induces physiological alterations in thyroid function which may make difficult the interpretation of results of thyroid hormone measurement. A state of hyperstimulation of the thyroid gland is common in early pregnancy. In a few cases, thyroid hormone values will deviate from the normal range, which corresponds to the gestational transient(More)
A case of massive haemoperitoneum as a complication of focal transmural necrosis of the gallbladder with bleeding during acute cholecystitis is reported. Urgent laparotomy and cholecystectomy was performed to secure an adequate haemostasis. A review of the literature confirmed that this condition is a very rare complication of acute cholecystitis. Only 44(More)
Hirsutism is a common condition of elderly women, but its aethiopathogeny and its clinical implications remain unclear. We therefore studied circulating androgen concentrations in elderly women. In addition, this study aims to define a possible relationship between hirsutism and anthropometric determinations, bone mass and serum lipids. Androgen levels were(More)
The use of trans iliac-sacral-iliac bars is an alternative to sacro-iliac screws in the treatment of bilateral lesions of the posterior pelvic ring, and the same biomechanical principles can be applied. Of 20 patients, ten men and ten women, a CT-scan of the pelvis was performed to study the individual and common safe area at the level of S1 and S2. The(More)
It is the purpose of this paper to report the not too widely known clinical symptom of hip claudi-cation and its relationship to aortic and iliac artery occlusions. The importance of aortography in the diagnosis of this syndrome is stressed and a technic is described. The results and findings differ from previous reports in the literature and these(More)
Sixty-four nondepressed, carefully selected senile demented inpatients underwent two 1.0 mg overnight dexamethasone suppression tests (DSTs) separated by 7 days. These patients had been in a clinically stable and drug-free state for at least six months prior to testing. The Modified Ischemic Scale score and ICD-9 criteria for Alzheimer's disease were used(More)