Marie Bruyneel

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OBJECTIVES To assess, using complete polysomnography as the gold standard, the capability of Heasys(®), an innovative wireless bed monitoring assistance to record body movements and presence and to infer bed-exit events and body position changes at night. DESIGN Descriptive study. SETTINGS Sleep laboratory for patient's recording and home for healthy(More)
PURPOSE Home-polysomnography (HPSG) has been proposed as a cost-effective alternative for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) diagnosis. We assessed, in a feasibility study, whether telematic transmission using the Dream® and Sleepbox® technologies was associated with low HPSG failure rate. METHODS Patients referred by chest physicians for clinical suspicion of(More)
The use of assistive technology and telemedicine is likely to continue to shape our medical practice in the future, notably in the field of sleep medicine, especially within developed countries. Currently, the number of people suffering from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is increasing. Telemedicine (TM) can be used in a variety of ways in sleep(More)
Aspergillus tracheobronchitis and Aspergillus empyema are two rare manifestations of Aspergillus infection. This case report presents a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who developed a pseudomembranous Aspergillus tracheobronchitis, bronchopleural fistula and empyema 16 months after lobectomy for an aspergilloma. Bronchoscopy proved to be(More)
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