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OBJECTIVES Describe the epidemiology and the survival of patients with traumatic cardiac arrest (CA), and compare them to those with nontraumatic CA. Highlight the weaknesses in their care and consider ways to improve their survival. METHOD Traumatic and nontraumatic CA are described using the Utstein style in the "réseau nord-alpin des urgences"(More)
PURPOSE Compare the position of the undescended testis at clinical examination and under general anesthesia with the patency of an open processus vaginalis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We included children from 2 to 18 years of age operated for a unilateral or bilateral undescended testis between January 2006 and April 2014 at the Annecy Genevois hospital,(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the evolution of epidemiology and management of renal cell carcinoma and their impact on overall and progression-free survivals. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed the files of consecutive patients with renal cell carcinoma in our center between January 2000 and December 2011. Patients with confirmed diagnosis on histology who(More)
BACKGROUND Carotid atherosclerosis is a powerful predictive factor of vascular risk at the individual patient level. Ultrasonography is a reference technique for the evaluation of this condition. However, its use in common practice remains difficult due to a lack of standardization and inter-operator variability. We present a new and simple technique for(More)
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