Isidor Loeb

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Obstruction sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is a frequent problem observed in 2% of females and 4% of male patients. It is considered as a public health problem regarding its high neuropsychological and cardiovascular morbidity. Precipitating factors include male gender, high blood pressure, obesity and maxillofacial morphological abnormalities. Even if(More)
Yeasts belonging to the Candida genus usually colonize the human oral cavity. Immunocompromised patients or individuals with an imbalance of their oral microflora can develop yeast infections from this reservoir. However, saliva protects oral mucosa against candidosis; in turn, dry mouth is associated with increased yeast counts and candidosis risk. In vivo(More)
Chronic maxillary rhinosinusitis of dental origin represents approximately 5 % of chronic maxillary rhinosinusitis. The diagnosis of this pathology is often delayed and mainly based on endoscopy and medical imaging. Its treatment is complex and requires the involvement of several teams. This article discusses two cases of chronic maxillary rhinosinusitis(More)
Dento-dental and dento-maxillary dysharmonies and maxillo-mandibular dysmorphologies are impairments that can be treated either by orthodontics and surgery, or with a combination of orthodontics and orthognatic surgery. Respiration, deglutition, phonation and succion play a predominant role in the occurrence of maxillofacial dysmorphologies. Contributing(More)
In two studies, respondents made recommendations for the medical treatment of a terminally ill elderly woman. The woman was or was not experiencing intractable pain, and had requested either heroic medical efforts or euthanasia. Respondents' recommendations were influenced by both the specific wishes of the patient and the pain the person was experiencing.(More)
INTRODUCTION We present a prospective clinical study on use of tranexamic acid mouthwashes in patients taking oral anticoagulants and who have to undergo minor ambulatory oral surgery, without modifying their anticoagulant therapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty patients (18 men and 22 females) aged from 42 to 81 were studied from April 2000 to December 2002.(More)