Jacques Bataille

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We examined the effectiveness and safety of high-dose oral co-trimoxazole (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole) for the treatment of orthopedic implants infected with multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus species. The prospective study was conducted between 1989 and 1997 in a university medical center with ambulatory-care services. Patients eligible for the study(More)
Fractures of the odontoid process are rare in children. We retrospectively reviewed 15 cases in children younger than 6 years, with an average follow-up of 4 years and 3 months. Eight of these patients had neurologic involvement; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) changes were seen in the spinal cord at the cervicothoracic junction in six. This neurologic(More)
The authors report 100 cases with prolonged spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and survival beyond 4 years old. There were 46 boys and 54 girls. 23 of them had histories with an autosomal recessive form of inheritance. One case had a dominant form. The unity of cases described as Werdnig Hoffman disease [SMA I, SMA II (Childhood), ans SMA III (Kugelberg(More)
The authors present a analysis of 78 cases of radial head fracture operated in the same department. 16 cases were added to the first study of 62 cases operated between 1967 and 1988 and published in 1991. According to the Mason classification modified by Morrey, there were 22 type II, 24 type III and 32 type IV. Surgical treatment consisted in an(More)
The retrospective electroclinical evaluation of anoxia by near-drowning in 23 children observed between 1985 and 1989 revealed 2 groups, each with a distinct evolution: the first group, with good prognosis of 17 children, which recovered consciousness without neurological complications between 2 d and 1 wk after the accident. The second group of 6 children(More)
Thirteen cases of meningeal and/or ventricular infection and 1 case of septicaemia, all caused by staphylococci, were treated with continuous intravenous infusions of vancomycin. Repeated measurements of vancomycin plasma and CSF levels by microbiological assay or by high performance liquid chromatography showed that the antibiotic entered the CSF after 48(More)
In progressive muscular dystrophy, the heart is always affected and presents characteristic histological lesions: irregular, diffuse and intense rearrangements predominantly in the left ventricle, the septum and conductive tissue, consisting of wide, poorly vascularized fibrous bands, that are destructive but without an inflammatory aspect. The remaining(More)
Metastatic tumors of oral cavity are uncommon. Mandibular localisation is the most frequent. Microscopic diagnosis and other metastatic localisations help the diagnosis we are reporting on. The report is on a case with prostatic and lung primitive tumors associated with gingivo-maxillary, femur and cutaneous metastasis.
INTRODUCTION The authors report two cases of tuberculosis of the greater trochanter as an uncommon localization in osseous tuberculosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS 1st case: A 77 year old male presented with hip pain and swelling. Laboratory studies revealed an increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate. The patient had a positive skin test reaction for(More)
Twenty three children with myasthenia were followed up in our Department for 10 years. There were no familial forms of the disease; there were no patients with the pure ophthalmic form but 61 p. 100 of patients had serious respiratory disease. Steroid therapy was possible in 10 cases: in 4 patients under 15 years of age, short courses of steroids were(More)