Quentin Pellenc

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OBJECTIVE Arterial acute mesenteric ischemia (AAMI) is a vascular and gastroenterologic emergency, most often surgical, still associated with a poor prognosis and frequent short bowel syndrome in survivors. We report the results of revascularization in AAMI patients after the creation of an intestinal stroke center. METHODS Since July 2009, we developed a(More)
BACKGROUND Spontaneous and isolated dissection of the superior mesenteric artery (SIDSMA) is a rare pathology, and the treatment of symptomatic forms is not consensual. The objective of this study was to analyze the management of a series of patients presenting a symptomatic SIDSMA within a structure taking care of intestinal vascular emergencies. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE The role of B cells in the pathogenesis of Takayasu arteritis (TA) is controversial. We aimed to study the presence of tertiary lymphoid organs (TLOs) in the aortic wall of TA patients. METHODS Hematoxylin and eosin-stained sections from aorta specimens from patients with TA were screened for TLOs. The presence of B cell aggregates (CD20),(More)
Advanced care decision in emergency medicine is difficult for the elderly. How to be fair, avoiding an unreasonable obstinacy? Based on the case of very old person, we show how an optimal management can be decided in accordance with the spirit of the law.
Invasive aspergillosis rarely involves the thoracic aorta, and is associated with a poor prognosis. A heart-transplanted 56-year old patient presented with invasive aspergillosis, primary aspergillus aortitis, and ruptured thoracic aorta pseudoaneurysm. Open surgery was not possible due to severe sepsis. A sequential surgical strategy was therefore decided,(More)
Metabolic disorders and fluid overload are indications of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) including continuous venovenous hemofiltration in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Direct connection of CRRT machine to the ECMO circuit provides many advantages. Nevertheless, because pressures in CRRT lines relate to ECMO blood(More)
BACKGROUND On November 13, 2015, Paris and Saint-Denis were the targets of terrorist attacks. The Public Hospitals of Paris Organization and the Percy Armed Forces Instruction Hospitals were mobilized to face the mass casualty situation. The objective of this study is to analyze the management of the victims presenting with a nonthoracic vascular trauma(More)