Philipp duCros

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in low- and middle-income countries and identify factors associated with successful outcomes. METHODS We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies of HCV treatment programmes in low- and middle-income countries. The primary outcome was a sustained(More)
INTRODUCTION Co-infection with Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV is common and HIV accelerates hepatic disease progression due to HCV. However, access to HCV treatment is limited and success rates are generally poor. METHODS We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess HCV treatment outcomes in observational cohorts. Two databases (Medline and(More)
Radio-carpal amputation was rejected for a long time because of the difficulties of fitting both myoelectrical and mechanical prostheses, only allowing a purely aesthetic prosthesis. As a result of miniaturization of control systems and the progress in computers, we believe that this now constitutes the best site for amputation whenever it is possible.(More)
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