Marie Hélène Mahagne

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BACKGROUND A spontaneous mobilization of Peripheral Blood-Mononuclear CD34+ Cells (PB-MNC-CD34+) has recently been reported in human myocardial infarction and found to be related to improved heart function and survival. However, nothing is known regarding a possible relation between PB-MNC-CD34+ mobilization and neurological recovery in human acute cerebral(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE It is not yet known which end points are the most suitable for evaluation of the effects of acute stroke intervention. The European Cooperative Acute Stroke Study (ECASS) I study used 2 primary end points. The study was powered to detect a 15% improvement of the median of each primary end point. The study failed to show this effect(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The high risk of recurrence and comorbidity after a stroke associated with atrial fibrillation (AF) justifies an aggressive diagnostic approach so that anticoagulant treatment can be initiated. METHODS The clinical and paraclinical characteristics of consecutive ischemic stroke patients with and without documented AF were recorded.(More)
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