Monique Dumoulin

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the metabolic syndrome (MS) and Framingham risk score (FRS) as predictors of cardiovascular (CV) events in Caribbean Indian patients who have type 2 diabetes (T2D) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). METHOD A longitudinal and retrospective study was conducted involving patients classified as T2D or IGT in a first study in 1997 who(More)
Every year, in France, about 70 women die during their pregnancy or the delivery. Any maternal death during labour is a traumatic event for the medical team and the family. The medical team has to face many "new" problems. We try to identify all the problems which the medical team has to face in front of a maternal death and try to solve them by a medical(More)
Two-dimensional echocardiographic measurements of the right and left ventricles from the parasternal long-axis and apical four-chamber views and an estimated right ventricular-left ventricular dimensional ratio were obtained in 173 normal subjects, ranging from 1 day to 15 years of age. The end-diastolic dimensions of both the right and left ventricles(More)
The place of neonatal cerebral MRI and its specific contribution compared with conventional imaging techniques were evaluated in 36 patients. The difficulties specific to the patient population studied met during this preliminary period are described, with their local solutions. A preliminary evaluation of the diagnostic and prognostic value of MRI(More)
The objective of this study was to analyse the relation between severity of maternal condition at the time of intensive care unit (ICU) admission and various individual and institutional factors. This study analysed data from a retrospective population-based study in three French regions during 1991. The population study included 355 patients who were(More)
We have studied the platelet count and the megathrombocyte index (MI), or percentage of platelets that have a diameter greater than 2.9 micrometers, in 100 patients with valvular heart disease. The mean platelet count is significantly lower than in controls (p less than 0.0005) and the MI is significantly increased (p less than 0.01). No difference was(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the frequency of serious diseases in pregnant women. STUDY DESIGN A population based survey was performed in France. The cases were all the women admitted for treatment in intensive care unit (ICU). The severity of the cases was measured with the simplified acute physiology score (SAPS) the lethality and the rate of still birth. (More)
OBJECTIVES To make the first analysis of the salvage radiotherapy outcomes for biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy in African descendant people, witch has no healthcare access difficulties: the French West-Indies African-Caribbean people of Guadeloupe. PATIENTS AND METHOD Ninety successive patients, with biological(More)
The requisites for filling up birth certificates in France (> or = 180 days of pregnancy and vitality at the registration of birth) are different from the criteria recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) (at least 500 g) for national statistics. The number of stillborn babies and neonatal deaths known from two different sources in the Nord-Pas de(More)
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