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)
We present the case of a 65-year-old man with a bovine aortic arch variation, who presented a symptomatic aneurysm of the innominate artery. Standard open repair was contraindicated and an hybrid approach was performed, regarding general status (Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) Performance Status score 3 and American Society of Anesthesiologists(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)
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)
A 51-year-old woman originating from Africa presented to our institution with newly intermittent claudication, headache, and dyspnea associated with a 4-month history of weight loss and tiredness. Clinical examination showed hypertension and a marked pressure gradient between the upper and lower limbs (140/80 versus 80/50 mm Hg). There was no sign of(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)
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)