Marc Lenaerts

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Indigenous Amazonian ethnomedicine usually relies on numerous forms of healing, exercised by both specialists and non-specialists. Such is the case among the "Asheninka del Ucayali" (Arawak from the Peru-Brazil border). This paper attempts to elicit the underlying consistencies of their manifold, often contradictory practices and statements.It draws on(More)
OBJECT This study was conducted to evaluate peripheral nerve regeneration through a conduit composed of a bioresorbable material (LactoSorb). METHODS Sprague-Dawley rats weighing approximately 250 g were randomized into five groups. A 20-mm-long sciatic nerve gap was created, then it was bridged by a reverse nerve autograft (Group I), an empty silicone(More)
Wilson's disease rarely starts after the third decade and may present with misleading psychiatric signs. We observed a 39-year-old white male who developed hysterical behaviour followed by frank delusional psychosis. Secondary neurological symptoms like astasia and dyarthria were misinterpreted as drug-induced. Despite a treatment with D-penicillamine and(More)
In the obstructed bladder by urethral stenosis the morphometry studies show a decrease of the cholinergic and adrenergic intrinsic innervation in a different way according the tissue layer and the experimental delay. Adrenergic nerves are more affected than cholinergic ones but they recover more quickly. In the adventitia and the sub-mucosa first affected(More)
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