Cédric Beau

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In recent years, advances in laparoscopic techniques have allowed surgeons to treat pancreatic lesions laparoscopically. Insulinoma, the most prevalent pancreatic endocrine tumor, is mostly benign and curable with surgical resection. This study aimed to assess the results from laparoscopic resection (LG) of insulinomas and to compare them with the results(More)
HYPOTHESIS Laparoscopic pancreatic resection can safely duplicate all of the open pancreatic procedures. DESIGN A prospective evaluation of laparoscopic pancreatic resection. Surgical procedure, postoperative course, and follow-up data were collected. SETTING Department of Abdominal Surgery at Haut-Lévêque Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de(More)
BACKGROUND Medial pancreatectomy is an alternative technique for benign or low-grade malignant tumors of the neck of the pancreas. We describe our experience of laparoscopic central pancreatectomy. METHODS We conducted a prospective evaluation of laparoscopic pancreatic resection in the Department of Abdominal Surgery at Haut-Lévêque Hospital, CHU(More)
The authors review the notes of 40 patients who underwent surgery for large sacral pressure sore over the last 10 years. In most cases a gluteus maximus flap with skin graft has been employed to cover sacral sore, as originally described by Ger in 1971. The results of this series are then compared with those published by other authors using different(More)
CONTEXT The inflammatory state of the adipose tissue is believed to contribute to systemic low-grade inflammation in obesity. OBJECTIVE This study assessed the relationship between adipose and circulating inflammatory markers as well as the influence of adipose inflammation on bariatric surgery-induced weight reduction. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional(More)
Impairment in cognitive flexibility and set shifting abilities has been described in obesity. This alteration is critical as it can interfere with obesity management strategies. Recent evidences suggest that chronic low-grade inflammation may be involved in cognitive deficits associated with obesity, but the potential involvement in reduced flexibility(More)
The aim of this study was to determine whether schizophrenic patients' impairment in semantic verbal fluency tasks is due to difficulties in organizing their search or, in other words, in organizing output in terms of clusters of meaningfully related words. Consecutive association of words belonging to subcategories of the semantic task was defined as(More)
The French Civil Defense is a governmental organization dedicated to saving life and alleviating suffering after disasters in France and foreign countries. It provides aid during the crisis phase of the emergency based on detailed assessment of needs. The French Civil Defense organizes a range of emergency services including medical care, water supply, and(More)
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