David Jégou

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OBJECTIVE The Aide dans la Maladie d'Alzheimer (AIDMA) study was conducted to determine whether a psycho-educational programme (PEP) for primary caregivers in addition to standard anti-dementia drugs for patients improves caregivers' psychological condition and patients' activities of daily life. METHOD Multicentre randomised controlled intervention(More)
This report details the expierience with adult lumbar scoliosis among patients at a scoliosis center. Some curves are shown to progress in the adult, while others appear de novo. Pain arising in adult scoliosis may reflect root compression or segmental degeneration. Once pain arises in an adult lumbar curve, it is likely to be progressive and often requires(More)
BACKGROUND There are few reports on the oncological quality of resection and outcome after laparoscopic versus open total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer in everyday surgical practice. METHODS Between January 2006 and October 2011, data for patients with mid or low rectal adenocarcinoma who underwent elective TME were recorded in the PROCARE(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY We report our experience with the medial and medioposterior approaches to the humeral diaphysis for plate fixation of the proximal humerus. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifteen patients were treated for shaft fracture (n=13) or nonunion (n=2) of the distal third of the humerus without radial nerve involvement. The medial approach was(More)
The use at bedside of C-reactive protein (CRP), procalcitonin (PCT) or mid-regional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) has been advocated to help management of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in emergency medicine. To assess the effectiveness of CRP, PCT, and ANP measures in assisting emergency physicians deciding hospital admission for(More)
Morbidity related is important in older adults who fall and are consequently referred to emergency departments (ED). The aim of this study is to determine 6-month all-causes mortality in patients over 75 years referred to an emergency department after a fall at home, and to define the criteria associated with death. The design was a prospective(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular inflow occlusion is effective in avoiding excessive blood loss during hepatic parenchymal transection but may cause ischaemic damage to the remnant liver. Intermittent portal triad clamping (IPTC) is superior to continuous hepatic pedicle clamping as it avoids severe ischaemia-reperfusion (IR) injury in the liver remnant. Ischaemic(More)
BACKGROUND Fall-related morbidity is a serious public health issue in older adults referred to emergency departments (EDs). Emergency physicians mostly focus on immediate injuries, whereas the specific assessment of functional consequences and opportunities for prevention remain scarce. The aim of this study was to determine the factors influencing 6-month(More)
BACKGROUND The immunogenicity of vaccines, including vaccine against hepatitis A virus (HAV), is impaired in patients with HIV infection, requiring revised immunization regimens. METHODS We evaluated the immunological efficacy and safety of a 3-dose schedule of hepatitis A vaccine in HIV-infected adults. HAV-seronegative HIV-infected adults were(More)