Philippe Erny

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To determine what consequences cognitive, behavioural or somatic impairments had on disabilities and recovery after a head injury (HI), a population-based sample of 231 adult patients was studied 5 years after an HI. Eighty lower-limb-injured (LLI) patients were considered as controls. Sixty-four LLI and 176 HI patients were reviewed (114 minor, 35(More)
To evaluate the long-term effectiveness of a single cervical epidural steroid injection (CESI) performed with or without morphine, 24 patients, without need of surgery, but suffering for more than 12 months from cervical radicular pain, were included in a prospective and randomised study. The cervical epidural space was injected (C7-D1; 18-ga needle) with(More)
OBJECTIVE Most studies on patients with severe brain injury (SBI) are based on data from specialized centres. This prospective epidemiologic study included all patients in a defined region with a coma lasting more than 24 hours or leading to a death. METHODS All patients with a SBI admitted to an emergency department in the region were included during a(More)
We have performed continuous recording of cutaneous PO2 (cPO2) together with a polygraphic recording of sleep in 12 normal premature babies, 36-38 weeks of post-conceptional age. In all babies, cPO2 was significantly lower (77.2 +/- 23.2) and more variable in active sleep than in quiet sleep (81.8 +/- 24.6). This difference is significantly related to the(More)
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