Juliette Camuset

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BACKGROUND There is no recognized medical treatment for chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) apart from surgery in patients with simple aspergilloma. To evaluate the efficacy of voriconazole in this setting, we conducted a retrospective multicenter study over a 3-year period. METHODS For inclusion in the study, patients had to have received voriconazole(More)
Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is an uncommon manifestation observed in patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV), particularly microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). While patients with PF associated with AAV seem to have a worse prognosis, these patients have been described only in case reports or small retrospective case(More)
The definition of broncho-pulmonary aspergillosis infections in non-immunocompromised patients remains vague and a wide range of clinical, radiological and pathological entities have been described with a variety of names, i.e. simple aspergilloma, complex aspergilloma, semi-invasive aspergillosis, chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis, chronic(More)
We investigated the enzymatic efficiency and inhibition by quinolones of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA gyrases carrying the previously described GyrA G88C mutation and the novel GyrA G88A mutation harbored by two multidrug-resistant clinical strains and reproduced by site-directed mutagenesis. Fluoroquinolone MICs and 50% inhibitory concentrations for both(More)
BACKGROUND Initial management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) remains a topic of debate. Recent guidelines recommend needle aspiration as the initial strategy for large PSP, but chest tube drainage is still widely used. METHODS Over a six-year period, we used needle aspiration in all cases of large PSP at our center to assess this technique's(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of the present study was to determine the in-hospital mortality rate in the EAPCO-CPHG cohort and to identify risk factors. METHODS All patients with COPD acute exacerbation admitted to the pneumology department of 68 French general hospitals between October 2006 and June 2007 were included in the EABPCO-CPHG cohort. RESULTS(More)
Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) has been shown to improve lung function and exercise tolerance in patients with severe emphysema. Some predictors of poor outcome have been described but the role of alpha1-antitrypsin (alpha1-AT) deficiency is still not well known. The aim of this study was to analyze the results of unilateral LVRS in our center(More)
BACKGROUND Mounier-Kuhn syndrome (MKS) is a rare disorder characterized by enlargement of the trachea and main bronchi and associated with recurrent respiratory tract infections. OBJECTIVE This multicenter, retrospective study was carried out to describe respiratory conditions associated with tracheobronchomegaly. METHODS Nine institutions involved in(More)
INTRODUCTION Soon after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection, some patients may develop an inflammatory immune reconstitution syndrome, in the presence of clinically unsuspected infection. CASE REPORT We describe a 31 year old patient, who presented with a lymphoid interstitial pneumonia associated with HIV infection. Unexpectedly,(More)