Jean Marc Chalopin

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The authors report a patient with Miller-Fisher syndrome in whom MRI of the brain stem showed increased signal density on T2 sequence anterior to the fourth ventricle, on the right and the left. The authors discuss the relation between these MRI abnormalities and some clinical features of the syndrome. The authors believe that the cardinal features of(More)
Urinary TNF-alpha excretion correlates with proteinuria in patients with membranous nephropathy (MGN). Pentoxifylline suppresses or reduces the production of TNF-alpha. Between April, 1999 and August, 2000, we did a single-centre, prospective, pilot study to assess the effects of pentoxifylline (1200 mg/day) on proteinuria in patients with idiopathic MGN.(More)
BACKGROUND For many nephrologists, patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) have an increased risk of complications and technique failure on peritoneal dialysis (PD) due to enlarged kidneys. The literature showed that PD can be as good a therapeutic option as haemodialysis (HD) for patients with PKD. However, no study has focused on the impact of(More)
Sera from patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), a disease associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), were found to be cytotoxic at 15% degrees C in the presence of complement for a panel of human lymphocytes, with a higher frequency than those of matched controls. The cold lymphocytotoxic antibodies (LTA) responsible for this activity have the same(More)
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