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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29587971/prevalence-of-meibomian-gland-dysfunction-at-the-time-of-cataract-surgery
#1
Béatrice Cochener, Albane Cassan, Laura Omiel
PURPOSE: To determine the incidence of meibomian gland dysfunction and quantify subjective dry-eye symptoms in cataract surgery candidates. SETTING: Brest University Hospital, Brest, France. DESIGN: Prospective case series. METHODS: Patients having cataract surgery between November 2015 and June 2016 completed the Standard Patient Evaluation of Eye Dryness (SPEED) questionnaire. Lipid layer thickness and partial blink rate measurements as well as gland structure assessment were performed using the Lipiview Ocular Surface Interferometer...
February 2018: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29562367/rapid-decay-of-engulfed-extracellular-mirna-by-xrn1-exonuclease-promotes-transient-epithelial-mesenchymal-transition
#2
Joséphine Zangari, Marius Ilie, Florian Rouaud, Laurie Signetti, Mickaël Ohanna, Robin Didier, Barnabé Roméo, Dana Goldoni, Nicolas Nottet, Cathy Staedel, Jocelyn Gal, Bernard Mari, Baharia Mograbi, Paul Hofman, Patrick Brest
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March 19, 2018: Nucleic Acids Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29522910/real-world-incidence-of-cancer-following-a-first-unprovoked-venous-thrombosis-results-from-the-epigetbo-study
#3
Aurélien Delluc, Jean-Christiophe Ianotto, Cécile Tromeur, Claire De Moreuil, Francis Couturaud, Karine Lacut, Emmanuelle Le Moigne, Patrick Louis, Jérémie Thereaux, Jean-Philippe Metges, Dominique Mottier
BACKGROUND: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) can be the first manifestation of cancer; however, the current incidence of malignancy in unselected patients with first unprovoked VTE needs to be confirmed. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Between March 1st, 2013 and February 28th, 2015 we included and followed-up all patients living in the Brest district, France, who were seen in hospitals or the community for a first symptomatic unprovoked VTE event. The primary study outcome was the one-year incidence of cancer...
March 2, 2018: Thrombosis Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29516001/feasibility-of-systematic-respiratory-gated-acquisition-in-unselected-patients-referred-for-18-f-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron-emission-tomography-computed-tomography
#4
Philippe Robin, David Bourhis, Brieuc Bernard, Ronan Abgral, Solène Querellou, Alexandra Le Duc-Pennec, Pierre-Yves Le Roux, Pierre-Yves Salaün
Objective: Respiratory motion in18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) induces blurred images, leading to errors in location and quantification for lung and abdominal lesions. Various methods have been developed to correct for these artifacts, and most of current PET/CT scanners are equipped with a respiratory gating system. However, they are not routinely performed because their use is time-consuming. The aim of this study is to assess the feasibility and quantitative impact of a systematic respiratory-gated acquisition in unselected patients referred for FDG PET/CT, without increasing acquisition time...
2018: Frontiers in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29488383/polydopamine-nanosphere-gold-nanocluster-au-nc-based-nanoplatform-for-dual-color-simultaneous-detection-of-multiple-tumor-related-micrornas-with-dnase-i-assisted-target-recycling-amplification
#5
Shenghao Xu, Yongyin Nie, Liping Jiang, Jun Wang, Guiyun Xu, Wei Wang, Xiliang Luo
A novel fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET)-based platform using polydopamine nanospheres (PDANSs) as energy acceptors and dual colored Au NCs as energy donors for simultaneous detection of multiple tumor-related microRNAs with DNase-I-assisted target recycling amplification was developed for the first time. On the basis of monitoring the change of the recovered fluorescence intensity at 445 and 575 nm upon the addition of targets miRNA-21 and let-7a, these two microRNAs (miRNAs) can be simultaneously quantitatively detected, with detection limits of 4...
March 2, 2018: Analytical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29435671/a-new-spect-ct-reconstruction-algorithm-reliability-and-accuracy-in-clinical-routine-for-non-oncologic-bone-diseases
#6
Olivier Delcroix, Philippe Robin, Maelenn Gouillou, Alexandra Le Duc-Pennec, Zarrin Alavi, Pierre-Yves Le Roux, Ronan Abgral, Pierre-Yves Salaun, David Bourhis, Solène Querellou
BACKGROUND: xSPECT Bone® (xB) is a new reconstruction algorithm developed by Siemens® in bone hybrid imaging (SPECT/CT). A CT-based tissue segmentation is incorporated into SPECT reconstruction to provide SPECT images with bone anatomy appearance. The objectives of this study were to assess xB/CT reconstruction diagnostic reliability and accuracy in comparison with Flash 3D® (F3D)/CT in clinical routine. Two hundred thirteen consecutive patients referred to the Brest Nuclear Medicine Department for non-oncological bone diseases were evaluated retrospectively...
February 12, 2018: EJNMMI Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29321126/toward-mhealth-brief-contact-interventions-in-suicide-prevention-case-series-from-the-suicide-intervention-assisted-by-messages-siam-randomized-controlled-trial
#7
Sofian Berrouiguet, Mark Erik Larsen, Catherine Mesmeur, Michel Gravey, Romain Billot, Michel Walter, Christophe Lemey, Philippe Lenca
BACKGROUND: Research indicates that maintaining contact either via letter or postcard with at-risk adults following discharge from care services after a suicide attempt (SA) can reduce reattempt risk. Pilot studies have demonstrated that interventions using mobile health (mHealth) technologies are feasible in a suicide prevention setting. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to report three cases of patients recruited in the Suicide Intervention Assisted by Messages (SIAM) study to describe how a mobile intervention may influence follow-up...
January 10, 2018: JMIR MHealth and UHealth
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29313493/cholera-in-brest-france
#8
Laurence Pougnet, Richard Pougnet, Audrey Voarino, Jeanne Sapin, Isabelle Drouillard, Marie Laure Quilici, Catherine Désidéri-Vaillant
This is a case report about a 54-year-old man with hypovolemic shock, due to diarrhea and major vomiting after his return from India. The isolation of Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 (Ogawa serotype) explains this typical clinical presentation of cholera, seen in 10% of cholera cases only. The patient had co-infection with Vibrio cholerae and Campylobacter coli. Co-infections appear to be frequent in endemic areas. The purpose of this case report is to recall the relevance of Vibrio isolation when the clinical context is evocative (diarrhea on travel return, raw sea food consumption)...
January 1, 2018: Annales de Biologie Clinique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29273503/-is-the-research-of-posttransfusional-alloantibodies-still-relevant
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C Le Niger, C André, V Bourcier, L Augey, A Bazin, E Berger, V Betbeze, A Damais-Cepitelli, G Daurat, E De Meyer, S Ducroz, H Gouezec, C Huchet, B Lassale, S Leo-Kodeli, V Lovi, M Puntous, S Pujol, P Renom, C Rieux
The decision of November 6th, 2006 defining the principles of best practices recommends that posttransfusional red cell alloantibodies research is performed after one to three months after. In the University hospital of Brest, the haemovigilance unit takes charge of sending the medical prescription within the required time and centralizing the results. We wished to estimate if the realization of this research still remains relevant. METHODS: A prospective analysis was performed in 2015...
February 2018: Transfusion Clinique et Biologique: Journal de la Société Française de Transfusion Sanguine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29261749/influence-of-riverine-input-on-the-growth-of-glycymeris-glycymeris-in-the-bay-of-brest-north-west-france
#10
Amy M Featherstone, Paul G Butler, Melita Peharda, Laurent Chauvaud, Julien Thébault
A crossdated, replicated, chronology of 114 years (1901-2014) was developed from internal growth increments in the shells of Glycymeris glycymeris samples collected monthly from the Bay of Brest, France. Bivalve sampling was undertaken between 2014 and 2015 using a dredge. In total 401 live specimens and 243 articulated paired valves from dead specimens were collected, of which 38 individuals were used to build the chronology. Chronology strength, assessed as the Expressed Population Signal, was above 0.7 throughout, falling below the generally accepted threshold of 0...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169901/-transfusion-practices-in-elderly-patients-a-descriptive-study-about-241-patients-at-the-university-hospital-of-brest
#11
C Le Niger, N Magne Tagne, A Gentric
Red blood cell transfusion is commonly required for elderly patients with little specific guidelines for this population. We wished to study the transfusion practices for patients aged≥75 years transfused with red blood cells in all units of our institution. The aim of this work is to describe this population of patients and to compare the transfusion practices to the HAS and ANSM guidelines published in 2014. METHODS: An observational study was performed including patients≥75 years, transfused with red blood cells between 27th January to 27th March 2014...
February 2018: Transfusion Clinique et Biologique: Journal de la Société Française de Transfusion Sanguine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28915663/mir-223-3p-inhibits-angiogenesis-and-promotes-resistance-to-cetuximab-in-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#12
Alexandre Bozec, Joséphine Zangari, Mathilde Butori-Pepino, Marius Ilie, Salomé Lalvee, Thierry Juhel, Catherine Butori, Patrick Brest, Paul Hofman, Valérie Vouret-Craviari
MicroRNAs (miRs) participate in tumor growth and dissemination by regulating expression of various target genes. MiR-223-3p is suspected of being involved in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) growth although its precise role has not been elucidated. In this study, we showed that miR-223-3p is present in biopsies of HNSCC patients and that its presence is correlated with high neutrophil infiltrate. We found that overexpression of miR-223-3p slightly increased proliferation of the CAL27 squamous carcinoma cell line both in vitro and in vivo...
August 22, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28882804/abcb1-and-abcc1-like-transporters-in-immune-system-cells-from-sea-urchins-echinometra-lucunter-and-echinus-esculentus-and-oysters-crassostrea-gasar-and-crassostrea-gigas
#13
Luis Fernando Marques-Santos, Hélène Hégaret, Leonardo Lima-Santos, Fernando Ramos Queiroga, Patricia Mirella da Silva
ABC transporters activity and expression have been associated with the multixenobiotic resistance phenotype (MXR). The activity of these proteins leads to a reduction in the intracellular concentration of several xenobiotics, thus reducing their toxicity. However, little attention has been given to the expression of ABC transporters in marine invertebrates and few studies have investigated their role in immune system cells of sea urchins and shellfish bivalves. The aim of the present study was to investigate the activity of the ABC transporters ABCB1 and ABCC1 in immune system cells of sea urchins (coelomocytes) and oysters (hemocytes) from different climatic regions (Brazil and France)...
September 5, 2017: Fish & Shellfish Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28723618/mir-223-3p-inhibits-angiogenesis-and-promotes-resistance-to-cetuximab-in-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#14
Alexandre Bozec, Joséphine Zangari, Mathilde Butori-Pepino, Marius Ilie, Salomé Lalvee, Thierry Juhel, Catherine Butori, Patrick Brest, Paul Hofman, Valérie Vouret-Craviari
MicroRNAs (miRs) participate in tumor growth and dissemination by regulating expression of various target genes. MiR-223-3p is suspected of being involved in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) growth although its precise role has not been elucidated. In this study, we showed that miR-223-3p is present in biopsies of HNSCC patients and that its presence is correlated with high neutrophil infiltrate. We found that overexpression of miR-223-3p slightly increased proliferation of the CAL27 squamous carcinoma cell line both in vitro and in vivo...
July 11, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688008/pneumocystis-jirovecii-and-cystic-fibrosis-in-brittany-france
#15
Gilles Nevez, Florence Robert-Gangneux, Laurence Pougnet, Michèle Virmaux, Chantal Belleguic, Eric Deneuville, Gilles Rault, Sylviane Chevrier, Sophie Ramel, Jean Le Bihan, Thibaud Guillaud-Saumur, Enrique Calderon, Yohann Le Govic, Jean-Pierre Gangneux, Solène Le Gal
Pneumocystis jirovecii is a transmissible fungus with a high pulmonary tropism. The prevalence of P. jirovecii in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) has been estimated in Germany at 7.4%, in Spain at 21.5% and in Brazil at 38.2%. Data on the prevalence of P. jirovecii in CF patients in France remain scarce, particularly in Brittany, where the prevalence of CF is high (from 1/1600 to 1/4500). Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of colonization of the airways by P. jirovecii in Brittany in CF patients monitored at the "Centre de Ressources et de Compétences de la Mucoviscidose (CRCM)" of Rennes compared to that previously observed at the CRCM of Roscoff-Brest...
February 2018: Mycopathologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28672757/hypercoiling-of-the-umbilical-cord-in-uncomplicated-singleton-pregnancies
#16
Marwan Ma'ayeh, Evan McClennen, Dmitri Chamchad, Michael Geary, Norman Brest, Andrew Gerson
BACKGROUND: The umbilical coiling index (UCI) is a measure of the number of coils in the umbilical cord in relation to its length. Hypercoiled cords with a UCI of >0.3 coils/cm have been associated with adverse fetal and neonatal outcomes. AIMS: The primary aim is to determine the accuracy of UCI measured on second trimester ultrasound in predicting UCI at birth. The secondary outcome is to investigate the association between hypercoiling of the umbilical cord on prenatal ultrasound and adverse maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes...
June 26, 2017: Journal of Perinatal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28569703/scholars-versus-practitioners-anchor-proof-testing-and-the-birth-of-a-mixed-culture-in-eighteenth-century-france
#17
Arnaud Orain, Sylvain Laubé
In line with studies that question the conventional dichotomies between "head" and "hand," this article analyzes the emergence of a mixed naval culture, between science and technology, during the French Enlightenment. The case at issue is that of the circuitous development of an anchor proof testing protocol, an important method in the competition for maritime supremacy used at least until the first third of the nineteenth century. The story begins in the dockyard of Brest with a humble boatswain, and continues with the dissemination of his experiments thanks to prominent figures of the Naval Academy of Brest and of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Paris...
2017: Technology and Culture
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28450990/-anatomopathological-profile-of-breast-cancer-in-cape-bon-tunisia
#18
Ghada Sahraoui, Fatma Khanchel, Emna Chelbi
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among tunisian women and worldwide. In Cape Bon, Tunisia, the anatomopathological features of this cancer have not been established in previously published studies. Knowledge about these features is needed for the cultural adaptation of prevention and health care systems in the region. The aim of our study was to determine the pathological profile of breast cancers in the only public health anatomic pathology regional laboratory. We conducted a retrospective descriptive study of 116 patients who were diagnosed with breast cancers in our laboratory over a 5-year period, from July 2010 to July 2015...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28431764/seasonal-monitoring-of-blue-mussel-mytilus-spp-populations-in-a-harbor-area-a-focus-on-responses-to-environmental-factors-and-chronic-contamination
#19
C Lacroix, E Duvieilbourg, N Guillou, J Guyomarch, C Bassoulet, D Moraga, G Chapalain, M Auffret
Coastal waters corresponding to macrotidal systems are among the most variable marine biotopes. Sessile animals as bivalve mollusks may however be found forming intertidal beds at high densities, as allowed by full adaptation to local conditions. A better knowledge of adaptive responses to environmental factors is required to foresee possible adverse effects of global change. At the sub-cellular level, transcriptional responses are among the earliest signals of environmental disturbances and they can reveal subtle and meaningful changes in organism exposed to stress...
August 2017: Marine Environmental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28371735/influence-of-environmental-and-anthropogenic-factors-on-the-composition-concentration-and-spatial-distribution-of-microplastics-a-case-study-of-the-bay-of-brest-brittany-france
#20
L Frère, I Paul-Pont, E Rinnert, S Petton, J Jaffré, I Bihannic, P Soudant, C Lambert, A Huvet
The concentration and spatial distribution of microplastics in the Bay of Brest (Brittany, France) was investigated in two surveys. Surface water and sediment were sampled at nine locations in areas characterized by contrasting anthropic pressures, riverine influences or water mixing. Microplastics were categorized by their polymer type and size class. Microplastic contamination in surface water and sediment was dominated by polyethylene fragments (PE, 53-67%) followed by polypropylene (PP, 16-30%) and polystyrene (PS, 16-17%) microparticles...
June 2017: Environmental Pollution
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