Emmanuel Fabre

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BACKGROUND The number of elderly patients starting dialysis is increasing in developed countries. Older age is frequently associated with contraindication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). The aim of this study was to report the outcome of elderly patients on PD in a country where assisted PD is available. METHODS This was a retrospective study based on the(More)
BACKGROUND In France, 48% of home-based peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients require assistance to perform their exchange and manage their treatment. A total of 7% are aided by their family, and 41% by a private nurse. Of all the continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients, 61.7%, and among automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) patients 23%, are(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES This study assessed whether assisted peritoneal dialysis (PD) was associated with a lower risk for technique failure using methods developed for survival analysis in the presence of competing risks. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS This retrospective cohort study, based on data from the French Language Peritoneal(More)
BACKGROUND Peritonitis-free survival is commonly reported in the peritoneal dialysis (PD) literature. The Kaplan-Meier method appears to be the only technique used to date, although it has known limitations for cohorts with multiple outcomes, as in PD. In the presence of these 'competing risks' outcomes, the Kaplan-Meier estimate is interpretable only under(More)
BACKGROUND This study was carried out to examine the association of sub-optimal dialysis initiation of peritoneal dialysis (PD) with all the possible outcomes on PD using survival analysis in the presence of competing risks. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study based on the data of the French Language Peritoneal Dialysis Registry. We analysed(More)
AIMS No drug has been demonstrated to provide simultaneously appropriate sedation, safety and lack of disturbance of the measured parameters during cardiac catheterization in infants. The objective of this study was to estimate the dose of midazolam, administered rectally, that would provide a 90% probability of adequate sedation in infants during cardiac(More)
An unexpected case of leiomyoma (LM) of the rectum in a 10-month-old female patient. The patient presented with a palpable mass and symptoms of intestinal obstruction, constipation and rectal discomfort. Rectal examination revealed a clearly visible mass. The treatment consisted of a surgical resection with wide margins. Pathology reported a leiomyoma. The(More)
The amebic liver abscess in newborns is an uncommon disease. There are few cases reported in the literature. This is a case of a 20 day-old female newborn who presented an abdominal mass, yellowish diarrheic depositions and jaundice. An abdominal CT scan showed a cystic mass located in the right hepatic lobe. The laboratory exams confirmed the amebic(More)
  • M Moner-Girona, Magda Moner-Girona, +27 authors Frank Wouters
  • 2008
<lb>The main aim of this policy-support document is to attract policy-makers attention in renewable energies<lb>deployment, offering to energy and development stakeholders an alternative subsidy-scheme to support<lb>electrification in a village-scale mini-grid based on the good performance of the renewable electricity generation.<lb>Market support(More)