C. Ricordel

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STUDY OBJECTIVE There is no consensus about the management of large spontaneous pneumothoraces. Guidelines recommend either needle aspiration or chest tube drainage and most patients are hospitalized. We assess the efficiency of ambulatory management of large spontaneous pneumothoraces with pigtail catheters. METHODS From February 2007 to January 2011,(More)
We report two cases of non-smoker patients diagnosed with EGFR-mutated lung adenocarcinoma and bearing germinal TP53 gene mutation, also known as Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS). We describe for the first time an EGFR-TKI resistance mutation in this population. Finally, we provide an analysis of discerning epidemiological data obtained from the IARC database and(More)
L’immunothérapie, en particulier les inhibiteurs des points de contrôle de la réponse immunitaire, a montré une efficacité extrêmement intéressante en termes de survie dans les cancers bronchiques non à petites cellules localement avancées ou métastatiques, en seconde ligne, chez des patients PS 0 ou 1 ayant progressé après une première ligne de(More)
Nanoscience is a field that has stood out in recent years. The accurate long-term health and environmental risks associated with these emerging materials are unknown. Therefore, this work investigated how to eliminate silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) from synthetic effluents by electrocoagulation (EC) due to the widespread use of this type of nanoparticle (NP)(More)
INTRODUCTION Hydroxyurea is an antimetabolite drug used in the treatment of myeloproliferative disorders. Common adverse effects include haematological, gastrointestinal cutaneous manifestations, and fever. Hydroxyurea-induced pneumonitis is unusual. CASE REPORT A female patient was treated with hydroxyurea for polycythemia vera. She was admitted 20 days(More)
Nocardiosis is an infectious disease with wide range of clinical features, which can eventually lead to death. The agent responsible belongs to the genus Nocardia that includes about fifty different species. Nocardiosis occurs mainly in immunocompromised hosts. We report here three cases of disseminated nocardiosis misdiagnosed initially as cerebral(More)
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