Thierry Brillac

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OBJECTIVE Possession of drugs at home in the family pharmacy and self-medication are at risk. METHOD Appraisal based upon an analysis of 247 questionnaires completed by patients and 116 questionnaires completed by general practitioners in the French department of Haute Garonne (Southwestern, France). RESULTS Two hundred and forty-four patients were(More)
The purpose of this review was to consider the Reappraisal of European guidelines on hypertension management published in 2009 in the light of 2005 French national guidelines and of recently published large randomized trials. We analyzed successively the recommendations dealing with assessment of global cardiovascular risk, hypertension treatment and blood(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety of planned home birth compared to hospital birth, in low-risk pregnancies. METHOD An international literature review was conducted. Mortality, adverse outcomes and medical interventions were compared. RESULTS Home birth was not associated with higher mortality rates, but with lower maternal adverse outcomes. Perinatal(More)
OBJECTIVE The management of high blood pressure after 80 years is an issue in general practice. In 2008, the HYVET study supported the benefit and security of antithypertensive therapy in that population. In a preliminary study, we compared the characteristics of hypertensive patients over 80 years seen in daily practice to those included in the HYVET(More)
Insulin resistance manifested by hyperinsulinism is an important risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases. When associated with characteristic disorders of the lipid metabolism and arterial hypertension it is regarded today as a metabolic syndrome X. To detect hyperinsulinism in patients with arterial hypertension in everyday practice, it(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate pulse wave velocity (PWV) and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in type 2 diabetics with microalbuminuria (mualb). The study concerned 37 patients type 2 diabetics, age: 53.4 +/- 6.6, years free of cardiovascular complications. HbA1C was 7.73 +/- 1.39%, waist circumference 104.2 +/- 11.7 cm. 19 patients with BP >(More)
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