Laura Braun-Parvez

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BACKGROUND Overimmunosuppression is a widely recognized risk factor for BK virus (BKV) infection, particularly with the combination of tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), and steroids. Nevertheless, the exact impact of exposure to tacrolimus and MMF is not well understood. METHODS We examined 240 kidney recipients between 2006 and 2008. BKV was(More)
BACKGROUND Leukocytoclastic vasculitis following Parvovirus B19 primary infection has occasionally been reported in children but it occurs rarely in adults. We present an original case report with severe renal complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS A 33-year-old man presented with fever and eruption of the abdomen and members. Papules and vesiculopustules(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) rarely develops in patients with solid organ transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHOD We describe the clinical, biological, electrophysiological and neuropathological features of 4 patients with solid organ transplantation who developed CIDP. Two patients had liver transplantation,(More)
Long-term survival of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is over 10 years, and such patients are thus potential kidney recipients in the case of superimposed end-stage renal disease. However, the renal and patient outcome in this condition is unknown. We report the charts of four patients with CLL who were engrafted in France with a(More)
An accidental transmission of placental choriocarcinoma (CC) from a multiorgan donor to four recipients is reported. The donor was a 26-year-old pregnant woman, died from a cerebral hemorrhage. Histological examination demonstrated the presence of a placental CC. Diagnosis of CC transmission was established on the basis of an increase of human chorionic(More)
UNLABELLED Chronic hemodialysis in Rwanda is relatively recent and most of patients are treated with catheters. SUMMARY Thirty-seven patients who require chronic hemodialysis with catheters were evaluated during a 3-years period in order to facilitate the creation of a permanent vascular access for hemodialysis (AVF). Patient selection were made during a(More)
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