Héloise Ducoin

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This prospective study was undertaken in 17 patients treated with 22 transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedures and aimed to evaluate the nature and causes of short- and long-term shunt abnormalities. Specimens were collected after autopsy in 6 patients and after liver transplantation in 11 patients; the time from shunting ranging from(More)
PURPOSE To assess whether the use of a prosthesis covered by a Dacron sheath might prevent pseudointimal hyperplasia in a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS). MATERIALS AND METHODS A TIPS procedure was performed in nine pigs, after creation of a portal vein microembolization model of portal hypertension, by using a Dacron-covered nitinol(More)
Lysinuric protein intolerance (LPI) is a rare multisystemic metabolic disease. The objective of the study was to describe presentation and course of lung involvement in a cohort of ten children. Retrospective review of patients followed at Necker-Enfants Malades University Hospital between 1980 and 2012 for a LPI. In patients with lung involvement, clinical(More)
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