Daniel De Becker

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Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome) is characterised by abdominal distension and massive colonic dilatation without any mechanical cause of obstruction. The pathogenesis remains unknown but likely involves imbalance between sympathetic and parasympathetic colon innervation. This syndrome is well known in orthopaedic surgery, as trauma and(More)
The combination of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) modulated by folinic acid (FA) and cisplatin is commonly used in advanced digestive non-colon cancers (ADNCC). In order to simplify treatment administration by avoiding cisplatin-related hydration, we investigated a weekly regimen of 5-FU/FA/cisplatin. Patients with ADNCC were treated with 5-FU 2.0 g/m2, FA 500 mg/m2(More)
PURPOSE To compare various computed tomography (CT) parameters to the positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET-CT) response, with or without PET guidance for the response assessment of colorectal cancer (CRC) metastases treated by Y90 radioembolization. METHODS Thirty-six CRC metastases were retrospectively evaluated on(More)
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