Emmanuel Corvol

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PURPOSE The neuraminidase inhibitor oseltamivir is a recommended treatment for influenza A (H1N1) infection. In rare cases, some patients develop influenza-associated multiple organ failures, requiring rescue therapies such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) or continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF). This study was designed to evaluate(More)
INTRODUCTION As a result of drug sequestration and increased volume of distribution, the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) procedure might lead to a decrease in drug concentrations during a patient's treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate sedative, antibiotic and immunosuppressive drug loss in ECMO circuit using ex-vivo and in-vitro(More)
Penetrating ulcer of the ascending aorta is a very rare pathological entity with known potential for progression towards intramural hematoma or dissection. Intraoperative diagnosis of an asymptomatic ulcer of the ascending aorta was carried in a 60-year-old male with rheumatic valve disease. The tubular portion of the aorta was slightly dilated (45 mm) and(More)
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