Jean-Philippe Mongeau

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Lower leg amputation generally induces asymmetrical weight-bearing, even after rehabilitation treatment is completed. This is detrimental to the amputees' long term quality of life. In particular, increasing strains on joint surfaces that receive additional weight load causes back and leg pain, premature wear and tear and arthritis. This pilot study was(More)
The long-term damaging potential of remnant nephron hyperperfusion was investigated in patients who had undergone unilateral nephrectomy in childhood. 27 such patients were examined after a mean of 23.3 years postnephrectomy. The average creatinine clearance was 83.9 +/- 16.5 ml/min/1.73 m2 or 74.3% of that in healthy controls with two kidneys; it was a(More)
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