Arnaud Pasquer

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PURPOSE The aim of this large multicenter study was to assess the impact of salvage esophagectomy after definitive chemoradiotherapy (SALV) on clinical outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from consecutive adult patients undergoing resection for esophageal cancer in 30 European centers from 2000 to 2010 were collected. First, groups undergoing SALV (n =(More)
INTRODUCTION Diffuse esophageal leiomyomatosis is a rare disease. Misdiagnosis is frequent and previous surgeries can complicate surgical management. The only treatment described for severe symptomatic cases is esophagectomy. PRESENTATION OF CASE We describe a case of diffuse esophageal leiomyomatosis associated with Alport syndrome in a 21 year-old(More)
Desmoid tumors are rare potentially aggressive benign tumors. Various etiologies and recurrent factors have been presented and discussed. A case of an abdominal desmoid tumor with vascular mesenteric invasion in a 32-year-old female, over 2 years after pregnancy is presented. Pre-operative biopsy was not contributive, diagnosis was made after surgery.(More)
INTRODUCTION Bronchogenic cysts are rare abnormalities and a retrorectal presentation is exceptional. Its natural history is not known, but malignant transformation is quite rare. Retrorectal bronchogenic cysts are usually asymptomatic. PRESENTATION OF THE CASE We present the case of a 36-year-old young man with a past medical history of HIV(More)
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