Emmanuel Rassiat

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Terlipressin has been proposed to treat renal failure in patients with type 1 hepatorenal syndrome (HRS). However, the predictive factors for improved renal function and survival are unknown in patients with type 1 HRS treated with terlipressin. The aim of the present retrospective study was to investigate the predictive factors and(More)
BACKGROUND It has been demonstrated that adjuvant chemotherapy in TNM stage III and palliative chemotherapy are effective treatments for colon cancer. AIM To determine changes over a 10-year period in the practice of adjuvant and palliative chemotherapy for colon cancer in a well-defined French population. METHODS Some 4093 patients with colon(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Hypoxemia is common in patients with cirrhosis but the natural history of this syndrome is unknown. The aim of this study was to follow a series of patients with cirrhosis and to compare patients with and without hypoxemia to determine their risk of complications and survival rate. METHODS Fifty-eight consecutive Child-Pugh C patients(More)
OBJECTIVE In patients with cirrhosis, the relationships between haemodynamic alterations and the development of ascites or the occurrence of refractory ascites are unknown. The aim of the present study was to compare haemodynamic measurements obtained in patients with non-refractory ascites to haemodynamic measurements obtained in patients without ascites(More)
Cancer prevalence is a crucial indicator that allows the magnitude of the problem of colorectal cancer to be monitored. Population-based cancer registries with long-standing activity are the most appropriate tools for providing prevalence data. All colorectal cases registered between 1976 and 1995 in the Côte d'Or Cancer Registry have been considered in(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the characteristics of patients with anti-hepatitis C virus antibodies followed in a University Hospital Department of Hepatogastroenterology with those in patients who received medical care elsewhere. METHODS Since 1994, a specialized viral hepatitis register has recorded since 1994 all new cases of anti-hepatitis C virus antibodies(More)
AIMS The goal of this study was to compare the cost of a biopsy session performed with a disposable and a reusable endoscopic biopsy forceps. MATERIAL AND METHODS Over a 10-month period, 15 new reusable forceps (10 gastric and 5 colonic) were prospectively tracked. A biopsy session performed with a reusable forceps included its current purchase price, the(More)
We report the case of a 40-year-old-man who developed febrile cytolysis as the presenting sign of hemorragic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS). On admission, he had fever (40 degrees C) and epigastric pain. The AST level was at 2N, the ALT at 3N. There was a thrombocytopenia (61 000/mm(3)) without anemia or hyperleukocytosis. Three days after admission, the(More)