Véronique De Brouckère

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Neonatal hemochromatosis is a heterogeneous disorder of iron metabolism characterized by hepatic failure and marked iron accumulation in liver and extrahepatic tissues. Autosomal recessive transmission is found in most cases. Neonatal hemochromatosis shares cellular features with the adult disease but is clinically and genetically distinct, the causal(More)
Lipoprotein(a) is of interest to both basic researchers as well as to clinicians who are involved in the contribution of Lp(a) to cardiovascular risk profiles. The Lp(a) particle is a hybrid molecule consisting of a half part indistinguable from circulating LDL linked to the unique glycoprotein component apolipoprotein(a). Many epidemiological data indicate(More)
Diabetes is a chronic, pandemic disorder which has a growing impact on healthcare costs and leads to severe micro- and macro-vascular complications. In 2009, Belgium introduced " care trajectories " (CT), a program which allows multidisciplinary management of this disease. CT is built on a partnership between three parties: the patient (central to the(More)
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