Emilie Puget

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Cognitive decline and dementia both place a heavy burden on patients and their relatives, and any means of preventing such age-related changes are worthy of consideration. Those who have the metabolic syndrome with or without diabetes suffer more often from dysexecutive problems and slower psychomotor speed than do other patients. In epidemiological(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare specimen adequacy and detection of disease in conventional cytologic smears and CytoRich monolayer preparations. STUDY DESIGN Five hundred sixty pairs of conventional smears and monolayer preparations were compared. The conventional smear was made first, and the remaining cells were rinsed off into a vial containing transport medium.(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We sought to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate the release of atheromatous plaque debris induced by carotid stenting procedures. METHODS Eight patients with severe carotid atheromatous stenoses were treated by stent implantation under distal balloon protection. Blood samplings were obtained after stent deployment in the(More)
BACKGROUND Alveolar hydatid disease (AHD) is a rare and severe parasitic infection caused by the larval stage of the fox tapeworm, Echinococcus multilocularis. AHD mainly involves the liver, and although it may extend progressively to the pancreas, isolated pancreatic localization has not been reported previously. CASE A 68-year-old white female presented(More)
In clinical practice, routine biochemistry tests are often performed for diagnostic or screening purposes. We reviewed papers that have reported reference values for people older than 65 years with or without overt health problems. Wider intervals have generally been reported for sodium, potassium, calcium and C-reactive protein (CRP) in the elderly. Higher(More)
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