Hervé Karp

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Information about headache was collected from a nonclinical sample of 451 women, aged 15 to 44, in 12 major U.S. cities. Questions were asked in regard to the presence in the past year of headache, and of the following characteristic symptoms of migraine: unilateral location, throbbing quality, visual aura, vomiting, and severity sufficient to affect daily(More)
Twenty-four carefully assessed patients with probable Alzheimer's disease were enrolled in a double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment study of oxiracetam, a nootropic agent reported to improve memory performance in patients with dementia. A broad battery of neuropsychological tests failed to reveal any improvement in the treated group or in any treated(More)
A 24-year-old Ashkenazi Jewish man was evaluated for a nine-year history of progressive leg weakness with fasciculations. Electromyography, nerve conduction velocities, muscle biopsy, and serum creatine kinase were consistent with anterior horn cell disease. On rectal biopsy, ganglion cells were filled with membranous cytoplasmic bodies and an unusual(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We sought to examine the appropriateness and the surgical outcomes of carotid endarterectomy (CE) in unselected community hospitals to identify opportunities for improvement. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of all CEs performed on Medicare beneficiaries in Georgia in 1993 (n = 1945). Conclusions regarding appropriateness(More)
Abttract: Cerebro-vascular Disease in the Bi-Racial Population of Evans County, Georgia • An epidemiological study was made of cerebrovascular disease in a bi-racial Southern community. The study population comprised about 3,000 men and women aged 15 to 75 years at the time of entry into the study. During the 87-month period between the initial and second(More)
The efficacy and safety of pentoxifylline were assessed in 297 adult patients with ischemic stroke in a multicenter, double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial. Treatment was started within 12 hours after the stroke onset. Study medication was administered intravenously continuously (16 mg/kg/day, maximum 1,200 mg/day) for 3 days and per os (400(More)
Integration of management systems across technological and administrative domain boundaries is a necessary prerequisite for automating or optimising service management. Despite many years of standardisation effort the number of management technologies and interface specifications seems to continue to increase. An architectural approach to integrated network(More)