Henri Moindrot

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Several studies have suggested that nitroglycerin promotes pancreatic drainage and thereby helps to prevent pancreatitis occurring after endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC). We performed a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of intravenous nitroglycerin for preventing(More)
Evaluation of tumour size modifications in response to treatment is a critical issue in the management of advanced malignancies. In 1981, the World Health Organization (WHO) established guidelines for tumour response assessment. These WHO1981 criteria were recently simplified in a revised version, named RECIST (Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological data concerning hepatitis B are scarce in France. AIM To describe epidemiological, clinical, virological and histological features of HBsAg-positive patients followed at non-academic hospitals in France. METHODS Clinical, biological, virological and histological data of all HBsAg-positive consecutive patients observed from(More)
We report the case of a 50-years-old man who underwent sequential curative resection for gangliocytic paraganglioma of the pancreas with metachronous sternal metastasis. Gangliocytic paraganglioma are mainly located on the duodenum but several localizations have been reported, including on the digestive tract. Locoregional lymph node metastases are possible(More)
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this clinical trial was to determine in routine practice and in comparison with liver biopsy the limitations of two blood tests, Actitest and Fibrotest, for the evaluation of hepatic activity and fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C. METHODS Routine blood tests, Actitest and Fibrotest, and liver biopsy were performed(More)
H. Moindrot Service d’Hépato-Gastroentérologie, Centre hospitalier de Valence, 179 Boulevard Maréchal Juin, 26953 Valence Cedex, France bearing the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) DR3-DQ2 or DR4-DQ8. CD has a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal and extraintestinal manifestations, including dermatitis herpetiformis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, and autoimmune(More)
Dear Editor: A co-infection by cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) may well place the patient at high risk of developing a lymphoma. We report a case of steroid refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) revealing an EBV/CMVpositive post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder-like B lymphoma in the setting of azathioprine therapy. A 65-year-old man(More)
The case is reported of a 66-year old man who developed Streptococcus bovis endocarditis on a fairly loose aortic stenosis and who also presented with alcoholic cirrhosis complicated by an ultimately lethal hepatoma. On this occasion, comments are made on the following points: -Str. bovis is increasingly responsible for bacterial endocarditis. This(More)
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