Christophe Rothmann

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PURPOSE The aim of our study was to determine the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with nonsurgical isolated lower limb injury and to determine the risk factors associated with the development of the condition. METHODS This observational study was conducted in French hospital emergency departments (EDs). Patients older than 18 years(More)
A 24-year-old woman undergoes buttock's liposuction as an outpatient procedure. As she went back home, progressive dyspnea, respiratory distress and collapse developed. At hospital admission, she was dyspneic with thoracic oppression, tachycardia and anguish. Chest X-ray and thoracic CT scan suggested a pulmonary localisation of fat emboli. Symptomatic(More)
We relate three cases of rare neurological disturbances associated with hypoglycemia (paraplegia, quadroplegia). Clinical symptoms completely disappeared within a few minutes after glucose administration. The pathogenesis of these types of deficit is not fully clarified, and a search of hypoglycemia should always be performed in these circumstances.
INTRODUCTION Reports of acute levodopa-carbidopa overdose are rare and no case of an acute overdose with a controlled-release formulation has been described. We describe such a case in which serial concentrations of catecholamines were measured. CASE REPORT A 55-year-old man ingested 89 tablets of Sinemet 50/200 (17.8 g of levodopa, 4.45 g of carbidopa).(More)
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