Emm Perrot

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INTRODUCTION Diagnosis of peritoneal tuberculosis (pTB) is difficult, even in developed countries, where data are lacking. The aim of the present study was to describe the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and bacterial epidemiology of pTB in France over a 10-year period. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on pTB in two university hospitals in(More)
Cystic adenoid carcinoma, which generally develops in the salivary glands, is a rare primary lung tumor. Locoregional treatment classically associates surgery and radiotherapy. Approximately half of the patients develop metastases; appropriate treatment with chemotherapy remains to be defined. We report the case of a woman who developed lung and pleural(More)
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) is an emerging concern in communities with a low TB prevalence and a high standard of public health. Twenty-three consecutive adult MDR TB patients who were treated at our institution between 2007 and 2013 were reviewed for demographic characteristics and anti-TB treatment management, which included surgical(More)
According to UN, Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in the World. Respiratory diseases are current public health priorities. In this context, a new bronchoscopy unit (BSU) was created in the respiratory medicine department of Preah Kossamak hospital (PKH) thanks to a tight cooperation between a French and a Cambodian team. Aim of this study was to(More)
INTRODUCTION Oral targeted therapies are a new option for lung cancer treatment. However, patient's belief about these drugs - which may interact with adherence - is poorly known in this setting. METHOD Our study is a pilot prospective unicentric study. Inclusion criteria were: to have been diagnosed with a lung cancer; and to be prescribed with an oral(More)
Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) has become a major therapeutic of acute respiratory failure. Thanks to technical progress, its use has become widespread in intensive care units and now in emergency and pneumology departments, for indications recognized and validated as decompensation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute(More)
Linezolid (LNZ), a group 5 antituberculous drug (unclear efficacy), was used in the starter regimens of 23 adults with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. The LNZ-containing regimens were effective in achieving culture conversions and relapse-free outcomes. The most frequent LNZ-related side effect was neuropathy. We propose that LNZ should be reclassified(More)
INTRODUCTION Gastropleural fistula has only rarely been described in the literature, typically presenting with evidence of left-sided pleural infection. CASE REPORT The diagnosis may be suggested by the occurrence of chest pain and repeated vomiting with the diagnosis confirmed by microbiological examination of the pleural fluid and appropriate(More)
INTRODUCTION Gefitinib (Iressa, ZD 1839; AstraZeneca) is a selective Epidermal Growth Factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor. In two randomized phase II trials (IDEAL 1 and IDEAL 2), it has demonstrated an activity against NSCLC, showing partial response and symptoms improvement rates respectively in about 20% and 40% of patients. Multivariate analyses(More)
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