Sibylle Opsahl Vital

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Mutations in PHEX (phosphate-regulating gene with homologies to endopeptidases on the X-chromosome) cause X-linked familial hypophosphatemic rickets (XLH), a disorder having severe bone and tooth dentin mineralization defects. The absence of functional PHEX leads to abnormal accumulation of ASARM (acidic serine- and aspartate-rich motif) peptide - a(More)
Recent improvements in chromatographic purification procedures have made it possible to develop a new chromatographically purified rabies vaccine (CPRV) by further purifying the current rabies vaccine prepared from Vero-cell culture (Verorab; Pasteur Mérieux Connaught). The immunogenicity and safety of primary immunization, followed by a booster at one(More)
Recent improvements in chromatographic purification procedures have made it possible to develop a new chromatographically purified rabies vaccine (CPRV) by further purifying the current rabies vaccine prepared from Vero-cell culture (PVRV) (Verorab; Pasteur Merieux Connaught). The immunogenicity and effectiveness of post-exposure rabies prophylaxis with(More)
Tissue engineering strategies based on implanting cellularized biomaterials are promising therapeutic approaches for the reconstruction of large tissue defects. A major hurdle for the reliable establishment of such therapeutic approaches is the lack of rapid blood perfusion of the tissue construct to provide oxygen and nutrients. Numerous sources of(More)
It has been reported that patients undergoing orthodontic treatment present a high risk of caries. Recently, an immediate chair-side test was proposed, displaying the intra-oral lactic acid production of cariogenic bacteria. The aim of this 12-month follow-up prospective cohort study was to evaluate the association between having a high score on this test(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate risk factors specific to posterior crossbite and anterior open bite at the age of 3 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 422 children of the French EDEN mother-child cohort. The main outcomes were the presence of posterior crossbite and anterior open bite assessed by dentists at 3 years. Social characteristics(More)
INTRODUCTION Since 1981, the qualifications for various healthcare professionals across the European Union have enjoyed mutual recognition in accordance with the EU Directive 81/1057/EEC. Whilst the directive includes dental practitioners, it is recognised that significant variation exists in curriculum structure, content and scope of practice across(More)
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