Sylvain Poisson

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OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and types of renal malformations, and to evaluate renal function in a cohort of patients with Kabuki syndrome (KS). STUDY DESIGN Renal ultrasound scans and plasma creatinine measurements were collected from a French cohort of 94 patients with genotyped KS. Renal function was evaluated based on the estimated glomerular(More)
The perinatal health status and behavioral characteristics of 47 newborns of multirisk (psychiatric and socioenvironmental) mothers who received either comprehensive intervention services or community-based services are described. Obstetric and postnatal health measures did not differ between groups, but there was a tendency for infants of comprehensively(More)
Kabuki syndrome (KS) is a rare syndrome associating malformations with intellectual deficiency and numerous visceral, orthopedic, endocrinological, immune and autoimmune complications. The early establishment of a diagnostic of KS leads to better care of the patients and therefore prevents complications such as perception deafness, severe complications of(More)
Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is a genetic disorder characterized by sensorineural hearing loss and pigmentation anomalies. The clinical definition of four WS types is based on additional features due to defects in structures mostly arising from the neural crest, with type I and type II being the most frequent. While type I is tightly associated to PAX3(More)
Although many perinatal events have been linked with the outcome status of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduates, few studies have evaluated the cumulative longitudinal prediction of outcome. This study followed up 65 term and 139 premature NICU graduates to 12 months' chronologic age. Variables that were utilized in predicting 12-month growth and(More)
Behavioral characteristics of very low birth weight infants (less than 1,501 gm) were determined with the term Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale and selected items from a preliminary form of the scale for premature and at-risk infants. The behavior of 188 infants was assessed at a time as optimal as possible for social interaction. Our very low(More)
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