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Maud Papin-Morardet
Organised by the French National Health Authority (HAS), certification is an external assessment process which is obligatory for all public and private health facilities, whatever their size or activity. The aim is to independently evaluate the quality of the health care provision of hospitals and clinics in France. This article looks at the investigation methods and the procedure used during the certification assessment of Henri Mondor University Hospitals in 2016.
March 2018: Revue de L'infirmière
Thanh Khuong Nguyen, Seddik Khalloufi, Martin Mondor, Cristina Ratti
In the present work, the impact of glass transition on shrinkage of non-cellular food systems (NCFS) during air-drying will be assessed from experimental data and the interpretation of a 'shrinkage' function involved in a mathematical model. Two NCFS made from a mixture of water/maltodextrin/agar (w/w/w: 1/0.15/0.015) were created out of maltodextrins with dextrose equivalent 19 (MD19) or 36 (MD36). The NCFS made with MD19 had 30°C higher Tg than those with MD36. This information indicated that, during drying, the NCFS with MD19 would pass from rubbery to glassy state sooner than NCFS MD36, for which glass transition only happens close to the end of drying...
January 2018: Food Research International
Maria Pittaka, Eleni Fotiou, Margarita Dionysiou, Petros Polyviou, Eleni Eracleous, Demetris Andreopoulos, Vassilios P Vassiliou
Penile Mondor's disease is a rare condition characterized by sclerosing thrombophlebitis of the superficial dorsal penile vein. Usually its causes are benign, but it is also evident in cancer patients. We report the case of a 62-year-old man with a cT4 anal cancer (infiltration of corpora spongiosa and penile bulb), associated with extensive loco-regional lymphadenopathy, who developed painful lumps in the midline of the anterior penile surface while receiving radical chemoradiotherapy. Physical examination revealed two palpable cord-like swellings located 2 cm from the pubic symphysis...
August 2017: Oxford Medical Case Reports
L Ganry, B Hersant, M SidAhmed-Mezi, G Dhonneur, J P Meningaud
INTRODUCTION: Preoperative anxiety may lead to medical and surgical complications, behavioral problems and emotional distress. The most common means of prevention are based on using medication and, more recently, hypnosis. The aim of our study was to determine whether a virtual reality (VR) program presenting natural scenes could be part of a new therapy to reduce patients' preoperative anxiety. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our prospective pilot study consisted of a single-blind trial in skin cancer surgery at the Henri Mondor Teaching Hospital in France...
January 6, 2018: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Navaneethakrishnan Suganthan, Vithiya Ratnasamy
BACKGROUND: Chest pain is one of the common presenting symptoms encountered in an emergency department. Prompt history taking and careful clinical examination do help to differentiate cardiac chest pain from other causes. Mondor's disease is a rare cause of chest pain which is often underdiagnosed due to lack of awareness. Mondor's disease is a condition characterized by thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins of breast and anterior chest wall. The diagnosis is often made clinically...
January 9, 2018: Journal of Medical Case Reports
Clermont E Dionne, Danielle Laurin, Thérèse Desrosiers, Belkacem Abdous, Natalie Le Sage, Jérôme Frenette, Myrto Mondor, Sylvie Pelletier
STUDY DESIGN: A nationwide cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To measure the associations between cigarette smoking (defined as serum cotinine concentration > 15 ng/ml) and the 3-month prevalence of spinal pain (neck pain, low back pain, low back pain with pain below knee, and self-reported diagnosis of arthritis/rheumatism) and related limitations, and to verify whether these associations are mediated by serum concentrations of vitamin C. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Cigarette smoking has been consistently associated with back pain, but this association has never been explained...
December 12, 2017: Spine
Richard Cookson, Luke Mondor, Miqdad Asaria, Dionne S Kringos, Niek S Klazinga, Walter P Wodchis
BACKGROUND: It is not known whether equity-oriented primary care investment that seeks to scale up the delivery of effective care in disadvantaged communities can reduce health inequality within high-income settings that have pre-existing universal primary care systems. We provide some non-randomised controlled evidence by comparing health inequality trends between two similar jurisdictions-one of which implemented equity-oriented primary care investment in the mid-to-late 2000s as part of a cross-government strategy for reducing health inequality (England), and one which invested in primary care without any explicit equity objective (Ontario, Canada)...
2017: PloS One
Basile Nsimba
L'éditeur a le regret de vous informer que cet article a déjà été publié dans: Journal of Blood Disorders & Transfusion, 2017, 8:4. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9864.1000388. Cette seconde publication faite par erreur a été retirée.
November 22, 2017: Transfusion Clinique et Biologique: Journal de la Société Française de Transfusion Sanguine
Roberto Valente, Robert Sutcliffe, Eric Levesque, Mara Costa, Nicola De' Angelis, Claude Tayar, Daniel Cherqui, Alexis Laurent
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy (LLH) may be an alternative to open (OLH). There are several original variations in the technical aspects of LLH, and no accepted standard. The aim of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the technique developed at Henri Mondor Hospital since 1996. METHODS: The technique of LLH was conceived for safety and training of two mature generations of lead surgeons. The technique includes full laparoscopy, ventral approach to the common trunk, extrahepatic pedicle dissection, CUSA® parenchymal transection, division of the left hilar plate laterally to the Arantius ligament, and ventral transection of the left hepatic vein...
November 20, 2017: HPB: the Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
Mauro Dobran, Roberta Benigni, Davide Nasi, Daniele Cantoro
This is a rare case of thrombosis of the dorsal vein of the penis (Mondor's disease) occurred after an anterior-lateral retroperitoneal approach for a vertebral stabilisation in thoracolumbar vertebral fracture. Potential causes are traumatism, neoplasms, excessive sexual activity or abstinence. Although penile Mondor's disease is a clinical diagnosis, ultrasound imaging is the gold standard to confirm it. In the reported case, 1 week after neurosurgical retroperitoneal procedure of vertebral stabilisation, the patient complained of a painful cord-like mass midshaft of penis...
November 1, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
Luke Mondor, Kevin Walker, Yu Qing Bai, Walter P Wodchis
BACKGROUND: Health Links are a new model of providing care coordination for high-cost, high-needs patients in Ontario. We evaluated use of hospital-related health care services among Health Links patients in the Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) of Ontario in the year before versus after program enrolment and compared rates of use with those among similar patients with complex needs not enrolled in the program (comparator group). METHODS: We identified all patients who received a Health Links coordinated care plan before Jan...
October 12, 2017: CMAJ Open
Mary Beiermann, Peggy Kalowes, Melissa Dyo, Amanda Mondor
BACKGROUND: In the United States, 20% of patients die in the intensive care unit (ICU), yet little is known about bereavement strategies to aid grieving families. OBJECTIVE: The primary aim was to study the bereavement experience for families in the ICU; secondary aim was to measure nurses' perception of end-of-life care, and a third was to evaluate the impact of the ECG Memento by families and nurses. METHODS: A prospective, descriptive study design was used, with a postsurvey methodology...
November 2017: Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: DCCN
S A Olarinoye-Akorede, B T Silas
Mondor's disease is a self-limiting sclerosing angitis mostly affecting the superficial veins of the breast and chest wall. It is seldom diagnosed, and its etiology and epidemiology are speculative. However, numerous predisposing factors including breast cancer have been postulated. In Nigerian literature, only two cases have been documented to the best of our knowledge. This report is aimed at reminding breast specialists to include it as a diagnostic consideration in patients presenting with a breast lump in the appropriate clinical setting...
August 2017: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice
N Layoun, S Hallit, M Waked, Z Aoun Bacha, I Godin, A Leveque, M Dramaix, P Salameh
OBJECTIVE: Despite the widespread awareness of the harms of smoking, millions continue to smoke around the world partly due to the difficulty it takes to quit smoking. Identifying the factors associated with making quit attempts is an essential pillar to reach successful quitting. The purpose of this study is to assess the factors associated with the past quit attempts and their past length of abstinence in a Lebanese sample of cigarette smokers. METHODS: This study was conducted between March 2014 and March 2015, involving 382 patients randomly chosen from 5 outpatient clinics in 5 hospitals in Lebanon...
September 2017: Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health
Philips G Michael, Tahra Al-Saadi, Rakesh Jamkhandikar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Nelly Layoun, Souheil Hallit, Mirna Waked, Zeina Aoun Bacha, Isabelle Godin, Michele Dramaix, Pascale Salameh
BACKGROUND: We aimed at examining quitting behaviors among Lebanese cigarette smokers in order to clarify characteristics of adults who were more likely to intend to quit smoking. STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. METHODS: This study was conducted between March 2014 and March 2015, involving 382 patients randomly chosen from 5 outpatient clinics in 5 hospitals in Lebanon. A standardized questionnaire was completed including socio-demographic characteristics, smoking behavior, chronic respiratory symptoms, Fagerstrom scale, Mondor scale, packaging perception, quitting behavior and readiness to quit ladder...
May 11, 2017: Journal of Research in Health Sciences
Emilie Béquignon, Aziz Guellich, Sophie Barthier, Marc Raynal, Virginie Prulière-Escabasse, Florence Canouï-Poitrine, André Coste, Thibaud Damy
BACKGROUND: Wild-type transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTRwt) is an age-related life-threatening condition. Prognosis is mainly dependent on cardiac involvement. Other organs and tissues may be affected. Their early recognition may increase awareness of physicians and positively affects the prognosis. Presbycusis is another age-related disorder. Whether this disease is associated to ATTRwt amyloidosis is unknown. METHODS: Sixteen consecutive patients with confirmed diagnosis of ATTRwt amyloidosis at the Mondor Amyloidosis Network, France, underwent otoscopy and audiological tests including pure tone audiometry, speech reception threshold and speech discrimination score...
June 9, 2017: Amyloid: the International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Investigation
Arun A Vijayalakshmi, Shrutiraaj Anand
A 53-year-old man with hypertension and diabetes mellitus presented with a 4-day history of dull, aching pain in his right nipple. He said that he had not had any fever, trauma, or discharge from the nipple. Physical examination revealed a tender subcutaneous cord that began below the right..
June 8, 2017: New England Journal of Medicine
Francesca Mangione, Laure Nguyen, Nathalie Foumou, Emmanuelle Bocquet, Elisabeth Dursun
INTRODUCTION: Prevalence of dental anomalies in cleft patients is higher than that in general population. The objectives of this study were to assess the prevalence of dental anomalies and their coexistence in French children with cleft and, then, to investigate the relation between the dental anomalies and the cleft type. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Seventy-four non-syndromic cleft patients (6-16 years old) from Lille Regional University and Mondor-Chenevier Hospitals (France) were included...
June 7, 2017: Clinical Oral Investigations
S N Wong, L Kp Lai, P F Chan, D Vk Chao
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: Hong Kong Medical Journal, Xianggang Yi Xue za Zhi
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