Benjamin Bernuz

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BACKGROUND An understanding of the mechanical effects of botulinum toxin type A (BoNT A) on spastic and voluntary muscle contraction may help predict functional responders. OBJECTIVE To compare the effect of BoNT A on the voluntary and stretch reflex-related torques produced by activation of the rectus femoris (RF). METHODS This was a prospective open(More)
BACKGROUND In couples presenting with retrograde ejaculation refractory to medical treatment, the first choice of fertility treatment should be Assisted Reproductive Techniques using rapidly purified spermatozoa retrieved from post-ejaculatory urine. The Hotchkiss technique and modified variants are simple and efficient for retrieving sperm from the(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this work was to follow prospectively a cohort of patients suffering from neurogenic overactive bladder, treated by botulinum toxin A, study the efficiency of this treatment, analyse the primary failures, secondary and surrender. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-one patients suffering from neurogenic OAB received a detrusor injection of(More)
Urinary symptoms are frequent in case of neurologic diseases, symptoms depends on the pathology as well as the extend and the location of the disease. Initial evaluation includes clinical, biological, urodynamic and radiologic assessment in order to precise symptoms quality of life and risk factors of medical complications. Treatment efficacy, adaptation to(More)
Study design:Case series from a prospectively acquired database and phone survey.Objectives:To assess the efficacy of upper limb reanimation (ULR) protocols on acquisition of intermittent self-catheterization (ISC) in C5–C7 ASIA tetraplegic patients.Setting:University Hospital, Paris, France.Methods:A prospectively acquired database of 152 tetraplegic(More)
BACKGROUND Urinary tract infection (UTI) among patients with neurogenic bladder is a major problem but its management is not well known. We studied the relationship between antibiotic regimen use and the cure rate of those infections among 112 patients with neurogenic bladder. METHODS We studied a retrospective cohort of febrile UTI among patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) motor nerve coordinates in relation to anatomic surface landmarks. DESIGN Descriptive study. SETTING Anatomy institute of a school of medicine in Paris, France. CADAVERS Fresh adult cadaver upper limbs (N=20). INTERVENTION Anatomic dissection of upper limbs. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Three(More)
CASE REPORT A 43-year-old woman with cerebral palsy and disabling spasticity underwent a series of 4 implantations of intrathecal baclofen pumps, performed by two teams. A history of 3 aseptic local skin reactions over the site of insertion started 4 months after the first insertion, once with partial pump exposure. There were no clinical or biological(More)
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