Sébastien Doll

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BACKGROUND: Obesity is increasing worldwide because developing countries are adopting Western high-fat foods and sedentary lifestyles. In parallel, in many of them, hypertension is rising more rapidly, particularly with age, than in Western countries.OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between adiposity and blood pressure (BP) in a developing country with(More)
Using data from the Public Health Service, we studied the demographic and clinical characteristics of 1,782 patients enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) during 2001 in the Swiss Canton of Vaud, comparing our findings with the results of a previous study from 1976 to 1986. In 2001, most patients (76.9%) were treated in general practice.(More)
We studied profile of patients (n=1782) treated in specialized centers and general practice (GP) enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) programs during 2001 in the Swiss Canton of Vaud. We found that GPs treated the majority of patients (76%). Specialized centers treated a higher proportion of patients with uncontrolled intravenous use of cocaine(More)
Management of waste produced during manned space exploration missions will be an important function of advanced life support systems. Waste materials can be thrown away or recovered for reuse. The first approach relies totally on external supplies to replace depleted resources while the second approach regenerates resources internally. The selection of(More)
Central venous catheter (CVC) placement, even if performed under duplex scan control, may be associated with incidental arterial injury leading to increased morbidity, mortality, and prolonged hospital stay. Erroneous CVC placement in the carotid or subclavian arteries has been usually treated surgically because those puncture sites may not be efficaciously(More)
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