Claude Laflamme

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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery is a major health issue. Lacking effective therapies, risk factor modification may offer a means of preventing this complication. The objective of the present study was to identify and determine the prognostic importance of such risk factors. METHODS AND RESULTS Data from a multicenter cohort of(More)
Prompted by a recent question of G. Hjorth [12] as to whether a bounded Urysohn space is indivisible, that is to say has the property that any partition into finitely many pieces has one piece which contains an isometric copy of the space, we answer this question and more generally investigate partitions of countable metric spaces. We show that an(More)
In the present study, we studied the involvement of BMP-2 and BMP-7 as homodimers and as a mixture of homodimers in bone regeneration using an engineered bone model. The engineered bone model consisted of a collagen scaffold populated with osteoblasts that acted as a carrier for the BMPs. BMP-2, BMP-7 and a mixture of BMP-2/BMP-7 were used at final(More)