Patrice Baud

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In order to rescue elbow flexion after complete accidental avulsion of one brachial plexus, seven patients underwent a neurotization of the biceps with fibers from the contralateral C7 root. The C7 fibers used for the graft belonged to the pyramidal pathway, which descends from the cerebral hemisphere ipsilateral to the damaged plexus, and which controls(More)
In an acute, double-blind placebo-controlled study, three groups of nine healthy subjects were included. Each group received, in randomized and weekly intervals, a single oral dose of dexfenfluramine (15 mg, 30 mg or 60 mg) or placebo. Psychometric and EEG studies were carried out before as well as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 h after drug administration. Changes(More)
Post-ischaemic spinal extensor or flexor rigidity can be induced in different species by clamping or ligature of the descending aorta after thoracotomy or laparotomy. A similar motor deficit can also be induced by an intraluminal aortic occlusion produced by inflation of a balloon attached to the tip of a catheter inserted via the femoral artery. This(More)
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