Catherine Roberge

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A prospective study was conducted to evaluate the impact of home enteral tube feeding on quality of life in 39 consecutive patients treated for head and neck or oesophageal cancer at the Centre François Baclesse in Caen, France. Patients were taken as their own controls. Quality of life was evaluated using the EORTC QLQ-C30 core questionnaire, and the EORTC(More)
Two cases, a father and son, of recurrent cerebellar ataxia in the same family are reported, suggesting a familial trait for the dysfunction. In the older male the onset of each episode (30-90 min.) was signalled by dysarthria which then progressed towards gait ataxia; the son presented closely similar clinical symptoms. Physical examination and blood(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of biofeedback training in the treatment of menstrual and nonmenstrual migraine. Accordingly, 39 female patients suffering from both migraine associated, and migraine not associated, with menstrual periods were drawn from a pool of research volunteers enrolled in a biofeedback treatment program for(More)
To assess the prevalence of coexisting abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) within certain families, a retrospective review was carried out of patients who had undergone AAA repair over a 5-year period. Contact was made with 305 families (52%) and a positive history of an affected, first-degree relative was obtained in 34 (11%). A known AAA was reported to(More)
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