Nicolas Marque

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The authors report a case of acute type-B aortic dissection in association with an unknown isthmic coarctation in a 30-year-old adult. Successful surgical repair was performed 6 months later without cardiopulmonary bypass. Physiopathological aspects and surgical strategy are discussed. Acute aortic dissection distal to isthmic coarctation is extremely rare(More)
BACKGROUND Operator radiation exposure is high during coronary procedures. The radial access decreases the rate of local vascular complications but increases operator radiation exposure. As the X-ray exposure is related to the distance between the operator and the radiation source, the use of an extension tube between the proximal part of the coronary(More)
Lithium salts are used in psychiatry for the treatment of bipolar depression. An overdose is potentially serious, sometimes fatal, and the clinical signs are variable. The authors report the case of a 70 year old man. He had a recent history of a transient ischaemic attack and was admitted to the coronary care unit for bradycardia at 35-40 BPM and episodes(More)
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