Dominique Pérocheau

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The purpose of this study was to quantify the social and financial burden imposed by osteoarthritis in France. Six million new diagnoses of osteoarthritis are reported each year in France. The number of physician visits for osteoarthritis totals 8.7 million per year, for a total cost of 950 million French francs (FF). The cost of drugs prescribed to treat(More)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive method for activating specific areas of the brain. There are two variants, repetitive TMS (rTMS) and direct TMS. Rapid changes in an electrical current induce a magnetic field, which in turn induces an electrical current in a nearby conductor. When a coil is positioned over the brain, rTMS delivers(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze pain in systemic sclerosis (SSc), especially its impact and coping strategies, compared with the reference painful inflammatory rheumatological condition, rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS We carried out a cohort study of consecutive inpatients with SSc and RA visiting three university hospitals. We analyzed pain, pain-related(More)
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