Nelly Agrinier

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OBJECTIVES The aim of our study was to determine the effect of the menopause on various coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors and on the global risk of CHD in a population based sample of women, making the difference between menopause and age related effects. STUDY DESIGN The Third French MONICA cross-sectional survey on cardiovascular risk included(More)
BACKGROUND Given the increasing prevalence of obesity among youth over the past decade, prevention has become an international public health priority. PURPOSE To evaluate the 2-year effectiveness of three strategies aimed at preventing overweight and obesity among adolescents in a high school setting. DESIGN PRomotion de l'ALIMentation et de l'Activité(More)
BACKGROUND Some studies have investigated the association between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among adolescents, but their results have been discrepant and few paid attention to the role of gender. The present investigation aimed to assess the relationship between weight status and HRQoL in adolescents and to verify(More)
BACKGROUND Major weight loss causes body deformities. Lower circumferential dermolipectomy with autologous gluteal augmentation by a fat island flap can restore a part of the body contour, but this procedure is associated with a high incidence of complications. The aim of this study was to analyse the benefit/risk ratio and the patients' satisfaction. (More)
BACKGROUND The outcomes of patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for acute manifestation of small-vessel vasculitis are poorly reported. The aim of the present study was to determine the mortality rate and prognostic factors of patients admitted to the ICU for acute small-vessel vasculitis. METHODS This retrospective, multicenter study was(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke associated with left cardiac catheterization is a devastating complication, and its incidence has not changed over the decades. We investigated the incidence, in-hospital outcomes and the modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for periprocedural ischemic stroke. METHODS Our retrospective cohort study included all patients(More)
OBJECTIVES The objectives of our study were to describe the vaccination recommendations by general practitioners (GPs) for their patients and practices for their children, and to identify any discrepancies between them. METHODS Applying multiple correspondence analysis and agglomerative hierarchical cluster analysis to data from a 2014 cross-sectional(More)
Serologic testing results are one of the major reasons for discarding donor corneas. This study assessed the prevalence of serologic markers and the times of preanalytic steps. The prevalence of serologic markers in 705 cornea donors of the Lorraine region was studied. One hundred forty-one (20%) corneas were discarded on the basis of serologic testing. In(More)
BACKGROUND Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is susceptible to latency and reactivation in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients. We investigated the incidence of HHV-6 DNAemia and factors related to HHV-6 DNAemia and death after allogeneic stem cell transplantations. We also explored the relationship between HHV-6 viral load and the presence of(More)
OBJECTIVES Propensity score (PS) and instrumental variable (IV) are analytical techniques used to adjust for confounding in observational research. More and more, they seem to be used simultaneously in studies evaluating health interventions. The present review aimed to analyze the agreement between PS and IV results in medical research published to date.(More)