Christophe Gaborit

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BACKGROUND & AIMS The first studies comparing covered stents (CS) and bare stents (BS) to achieve Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) were in favor of CS, but only one randomized study has been performed. Our aim was to compare the primary patency of TIPS performed with CS and BS. METHODS The study was planned as a multicenter, pragmatic(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of our medico-economic study was to compare robotic surgery cost with conventional laparoscopic cost in endometrial and cervical cancer. STUDY DESIGN Our study included laparoscopic and robot-assisted procedures (radical hysterectomies and lymphadenectomies) for endometrial or cervical cancer ever since first using the Da Vinci® in 2008(More)
INTRODUCTION How do residents, specialists or general practitioners advise patients who are smokers when they are admitted to hospital? Do they assess their smoking status? How much do they know about smoking cessation? Do they know the tests essential to allow an effective approach to smokers? METHODS One hundred and forty-nine residents were approached(More)
From January 2010 to March 2013, a captive colony of 83 black kites (Milvus migrans subsp.) in France experienced increased mortality related to atherosclerosis with an incidence of 4.4% per year. On histopathology, all kites had advanced atherosclerotic lesions, with several birds presenting abdominal hemorrhage and aortic rupture. In January 2012, a(More)
BACKGROUND Hip or knee arthroplasty infection (HKAI) leads to heavy medical consequences even if rare. OBJECTIVE To assess the routine use of a hospital discharge detection algorithm of prosthetic joint infection as a novel additional tool for surveillance. METHODS A historic 5-year cohort study was built using a hospital database of people undergoing a(More)
BACKGROUND In France, the estimated annual incidence of infective endocarditis (IE) is 33.8 cases per million residents. Valvular surgery is frequently undergone. We report an epidemiological and economic study of IE for 2007-2009 in a French region, using the hospital discharge database (HDD). METHODS The population studied concerned all the patients(More)
OBJECTIVE Surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance represents a key method of nosocomial infection control programs worldwide. However, most SSI surveillance systems are considered to be poorly cost effective regarding human and economic resources required for data collection and patient follow up. This study aims to assess the efficacy of using hospital(More)
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BACKGROUND Adult bone and joint infections (BJIs) often require repeated and prolonged hospitalizations and are considered as a serious public health issue. AIM To describe the epidemiology and economical outcomes of BJI in France. METHODS BJI hospitalizations with selected demographic, medical, and economic parameters from the French national hospital(More)