Hubert Isnard

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The French Renal Epidemiology and Information Network (REIN) registry began in 2002 to provide a tool for public health decision support, evaluation and research related to renal replacement therapies (RRT) for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). It relies on a network of nephrologists, epidemiologists, patients and public health representatives, coordinated(More)
We report the unusual association of Progressive Facial Hemiatrophy (Parry-Romberg syndrome) with multiple benign tumors (orbital neurinoma, mandibular odontogenous fibroma) and hamartomas. The neurological clinical features were infantile hemiplegia, mild mental retardation and focal seizures. Brain CT-scan and MRI showed porencephaly and cerebral(More)
In April 2012, a cluster of two cases of meningococcal disease caused by rifampicin-resistant C meningococci was reported in the Champagne-Ardenne region, France. The two cases occurred in a student population living in the same town but studying at different schools. Bacteriological and epidemiological investigations of cases have shown that the isolates(More)
BACKGROUND A program for helping homeless individuals in winter is implemented from November 1(st) to March 31(st) each year in France. Its aim is to prevent morbidity and mortality in this population during cold spells and periods of severe cold. A health surveillance system of the homeless population in the Paris area has been proposed to evaluate the(More)
Generalized idiopathic epilepsies starting between 12 and 18 years of age are mostly represented by juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, juvenile absence epilepsy and grand-mal on awakening. The EEG and clinical description of the seizures, the different epileptic syndromes with their therapeutics, the prognosis and the familial forms with the molecular genetic(More)
75 transient EEG asymmetries occurring during quiet sleep were studied. These asymmetries were obtained from 73 polygraphic recordings registered in 73 neonates. These infants represented 3.17% of all the neonates registered during the neonatal period in a department of neonatology (2297 neonates registered between July 1974 and July 1982). The pattern of(More)
Cholera is a bacterial infection, which causes digestive symptoms and massive diarrhoea. It may lead to dehydration and death if appropriate medical management is not rapidly initiated. Most cases of infection by choleric vibrio, however, remain symptom-free or may mimic common gastroenteritis. A review of two cases of imported cholera in France in the(More)
BACKGROUND With 4,500 deaths in year 2000, female lung cancer mortality rates increased by 3% every year over the last two decades in France. This trend, not observed among males, is attributed to the regular increase of female smoking. In order to answer French Health decider's concerns, we estimated the future female lung cancer mortality rates and(More)
Six general practitioners attached to a day-care center investigated the extent of their patient's knowledge concerning colorectal cancer and the degree of cooperation to be expected in a screening program. An eight-week information campaign was organized in the neighborhood from which 60 p. cent of their patients were drawn, along with free access to a(More)