Valéry Trosini-Desert

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These guidelines on flexible bronchoscopy depict important clues to be known and taken into account while practicing flexible bronchoscopy, in adult, except in emergency situations. This is a practical clarification. Safety conditions, complications, anesthesia, infectious risks, cleaning and disinfection are detailed from a review of the literature.(More)
BACKGROUND Concern about procedure-related bleeding is a major reason for premature discontinuation of dual oral antiplatelet therapy (APT); treatment cessation is detrimental in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), especially after drug-eluting stent (DES) placement. The nationwide REGINA survey was designed to evaluate how the interruption of dual(More)
2012. 4 Johnston SD, Kempston A, Robinson TJ. Pneumonitis secondary to the influenza vaccine. Postgrad Med J 1998; 74: 541–542. 5 Heinrichs D, Sennekamp J, Kirsten A, et al. Allergische Alveolitis nach Grippeschutzimpfung [Allergic alveolitis after influenza vaccination]. Pneumologie 2009; 63: 508–511. 6 Kanemitsu Y, Kita H, Fuseya Y, et al. [Interstitial(More)
INTRODUCTION Constrictive pericarditis is a rare complication of asbestos exposure and few cases have been reported in the literature. CASE REPORT We report two cases of constrictive pericarditis in subjects previously exposed to asbestos. The first case, a 62 years old man, had occupational asbestos exposure whilst working for seven years in an electric(More)
Medical doctors are required to provide information to their patients regarding their medical procedures according to the law on patient information enacted on March 4, 2002. The objective of this study was to assess patients' awareness and satisfaction with respect to their perception of information obtained prior to or during a medical examination. A(More)
Tobacco smoking has a significant impact on the risk of tuberculosis and the mortality of the disease. There is a strong dose-response relationship both in terms of quantity and duration of smoking. Latent tuberculous infection and tuberculosis disease are different stages of the same infectious process but the relation between smoking and the risk of being(More)
INTRODUCTION Respiratory physicians are confronted increasingly often by patients, in whom a fibreoptic bronchoscopy (FB) is planned, who are taking anti-platelet agents (APAs) prescribed by their cardiologist. It is necessary therefore to weigh the indications for bronchoscopy and the subsequent benefits against the risks, not only of haemorrhage, but of(More)
RATIONALE Single-center RCTs of Zephyr Endobronchial Valve (EBV) treatment have demonstrated benefit in severe heterogeneous emphysema. This is the first multicenter study evaluating this treatment approach. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Zephyr EBVs in patients with heterogeneous emphysema and absence of collateral ventilation. (More)
There are few publications on smoking biomarkers in pregnant woman, but nothing suggests that their contribution differs during pregnancy. Many publications have examined the predictive value of the biomarkers of smoking, but the comparative value is not clear. To our knowledge no study has used biomarkers of the smoking to monitor smoking cessation during(More)