Thomas V Perneger

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BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests that there is an association between bisphosphonate therapy and atypical femoral fractures, but the extent of this risk remains unclear. METHODS Between 1999 and 2010, a total of 477 patients 50 years and older were hospitalized with a subtrochanteric or femoral shaft fracture at a single university medical center.(More)
BACKGROUND Few patients with lung metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC) are candidates for surgical therapy with a curative intent, and it is currently impossible to identify those who may benefit the most from thoracotomy. The aim of this study was to determine the impact of various parameters on survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for CRC. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Studies aiming to objectively evaluate facial movements have focused on the technique of measurement, whereas the most pertinent measurements of basic facial movements have not been well characterized. OBJECTIVE To determine the best normal measures of 5 basic facial movements in healthy patients. METHODS In 5 healthy subjects, 11 facial(More)
INTRODUCTION Objective evaluation methods for facial nerve function are yet to be standardised. Unresolved issues include what should be measured for different facial movements and how these measurements should be performed. METHODS 5 facial mimics were analysed in normal subjects and in patients with facial paralysis. For each mimic the best measurement(More)
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