Pierre-François Ceccaldi

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BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to analyze obstetrical and neonatal outcomes following Roux en Y Gastric Bypass procedures (RYGBP). METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted in a single French tertiary perinatal care and bariatric center. The study involved 24 pregnancies, following RYGBP (exposed group) and two different control(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the etiologic factors, circumstances of diagnosis, obstetrical management and complications of face presentation and to value the maternal and foetal prognosis of this presentation. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-two cases of face presentation have been observed in the maternity wards of Reims and Troyes over the last 12 years. (More)
OBJECTIVE Preconception care is advocated throughout the world as a tool for improving perinatal outcomes. However, the proportion of women in France who attend a dedicated medical preconception visit is unknown. METHODS We undertook a retrospective study among 401 women who delivered at a maternity clinic or hospital in France to determine how many of(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was done to determine the placental transfer of the human immunodeficiency virus protease inhibitor lopinavir with ritonavir. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-five human cotyledons that were obtained after uneventful pregnancies and deliveries were perfused in an open double circuit with lopinavir (1099-10,606 microg/L) and ritonavir (254-1147(More)
Two groups of adult arsonists, 27 with mental illness and 23 not considered to be mentally ill, were examined for demographic features, premorbid factors, motives, and family background. Almost half (46%) of the mentally ill arsonists were mentally retarded. A large proportion of the not-mentally-ill group committed arson as a "crime of passion," 33% of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine with hysteroscopy or hysterosalpingogram the risk of uterine synechiae following uterine compression sutures for major postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) caused by uterine atony. DESIGN A retrospective observational study. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Beaujon Hospital, Clichy, France. POPULATION One hundred and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of epidural analgesia on uterine artery, umbilical, and fetal cerebral Doppler velocities during labor. METHODS In a prospective study at Beaujon Hospital, Paris, France, between September and December 2010, uterine artery, umbilical, and fetal cerebral Doppler flow velocities were measured in 12 pregnant women during(More)
Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a rare etiology of sterility in man (prevalence between 1/6000 and 1/40000). Kartagener's syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder, characterized by total or partial dysfunction of the ciliary or flagellated cells. This syndrome associates situs inversus, sinusitis, bronchiectasis and occasionally sterility in males. We(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the ultrasonic energy dissection technique in breast reconstruction with the autologous latissimus dorsi flap and to evaluate its effect on seroma formation and other postoperative complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective monocentric study, between October 2003 and April 2004, including all the patients with breast(More)