Guillemette Pierre

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To evaluate the performance of the video head impulse test (VHIT) in assessing vestibular deficit in vestibular neuritis. Test validation study was conducted in Tertiary referral center. Twenty-nine patients, referred for vestibular neuritis between October 2009 and March 2012, were included. We recorded age, gender, values of caloric deficit (caloric(More)
BACKGROUND The tumour grading of primary parotid cancers (PPCs) remains controversial. METHODS A 20-year standardised single centre treatment has been assessed retrospectively. The histological review of 155 consecutively treated parotid malignancies identified 96 suitable cases for univariate and multivariate survival analyses. RESULTS Treatment(More)
BACKGROUND Sinonasal inverted papilloma (SNIP), classically, is a unilateral benign tumor of the nasal lateral wall. Numerous variations have been observed, depending on location, bilateral presentation, or association with nasal polyposis. OBJECTIVE The aim of this work was to describe atypical presentations of SNIPs with their management specificities(More)
OBJECTIVE To highlight diagnostic and treatment pitfalls in perilymphatic fistula. CASE REPORTS Two cases of round-window fistula are reported, detailing clinical aspect, treatment and outcome. The triad comprising sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo with associated fistula sign is classical but in fact rarely encountered. Imaging is of(More)
Robot-assisted transaxillary thyroid surgery avoids the need for a neck incision. It consists of thyroid lobectomy and isthmectomy for moderately large unilateral benign nodules. The surgical imperatives are the same as for conventional surgery, but with differences in terms of patient positioning, surgical incision, equipment, surgical technique and(More)
Hemodialysis tolerance was studied in 3 children during periods of respectively 6, 7 and 9 months comparing bicarbonate (B) versus acetate (A) with equivalent number of sessions. Parameters used for tolerance in these three cases were: hypotensive bouts, solutes perfused during sessions, mean alimentary intake, vomiting, headache, abdominal pain and(More)
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