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[A few reflections and definitions on the subject of embryonic research].
Tissue regeneration by embryonic stem cells (ESC) opens new applications for cellular therapy. ECS are used in endocrinology, rheumatology, cardiology, orthopaedics, dermatology and neurology. They come from supernumerary embryos given by their progenitors to science. The moral embryo status is the...
[Giant melanoma of the scalp: Case report].
We present a case of giant melanoma of the scalp observed in our department. It is a rare but very aggressive pathology which is generally treated by radical surgery. We emphasize early diagnosis because a large extension of the tumor can lead to the need of a very extensive surgical resection. Prog...
[Shape analysis of retroperitoneal tumors in childhood in magnetic resonance imaging].
2D-shape analysis of biological objects is described first in 2007 with MRI-data (magnetic resonance imaging) of renal tumours of infancy. For shape analysis the evaluation of landmarks is necessary (n >2). In this study 24 landmarks are selected. Every object is described by these landmarks. The sh...
Examining distributional characteristics of clusters.
Standard cluster analysis creates clusters based on the criterion that their members be closer to each other than to members of other clusters. In this article, it is proposed to examine empirical clusters that result from standard clustering, with the goal of assessing whether they contradict distr...
[The anticipated directives--international comparisons of legal and ethical points of view. Analysis, reflection, dialogue].
Bulletin de la Societe des sciences medicales d... (3):257 (2008) PMID 19069722
[Extracting predictive factors of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: an cross-cultural study].
Bulletin de la Societe des sciences medicales d... Spec No 1:91 (2008) PMID 18404874We examine a group of 30 Polish and 32 French anorexics as well as 30 Polish and 14 French bulimics. All the participants filled in the EDI by Garner and al. (1983), the SEI by Coopersmith (1984), the GIFS by Maes et al. (2000), the Brief COPE by Carver (1997), the SECS by Van Elderen et al. (1997),...
[Restless legs syndrome].
About 7% of the population are affected by the restless legs syndrome (RLS). The most invalidating subjective complaints are dysesthesia / pain / an urge to move the legs (46%), an alteration of sleep (38%), and difficulties in performing activities of daily life (7%). The onset of the disease is va...
[Analysis of pictures of depressive patients from the point of view of mood and emotions].
Bulletin de la Societe des sciences medicales d... (2):297 (2006) PMID 17124804The question to what extent pictures drawn by persons suffering from depression can provide clues as to the syndrome or the stage of the illness, has been since long an intensively discussed subject of research. The following article is providing some insight into the investigation of pictures drawn...
[Alcohol, pharmaceuticals, illicit drugs and driving].
A great number of clinical, epidemiological, pharmacological and toxicological data on the influence of psychotropics on driving are available. These psychotropics include psycholeptics like ethanol, opioids, psychoanaleptics like cocaine, amphetamines and congeners, psychodysleptics like cannabis,...
[Medical liability insurance. Risk management from the view of the insurance].