Gregoire Le Gal

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Affiliation: Brest University Hospital
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules in venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases and EA3878, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 25:303-17. 2012
  2. doi request reprint New anticoagulants in the treatment of VTE
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, centre d investigation clinique, Hopital de la Cavale Blanche, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, Brest Cedex, France
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:191-8. 2012
  3. pmc Diagnostic value of single complete compression ultrasonography in pregnant and postpartum women with suspected deep vein thrombosis: prospective study
    Gregoire Le Gal
    INSERM CIC 05 02, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    BMJ 344:e2635. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Clinical diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a real challenge]
    G Le Gal
    département de médecine interne et pneumologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, EA 3878 Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Rev Med Interne 28:394-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen Aalpha-Thr312Ala and factor XIII-A Val34Leu polymorphisms in idiopathic venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Thromb Res 121:333-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A positive compression ultrasonography of the lower limb veins is highly predictive of pulmonary embolism on computed tomography in suspected patients
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878, département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Haemost 95:963-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential value of risk factors and clinical signs for diagnosing pulmonary embolism according to age
    G Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases EA 3878, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    J Thromb Haemost 3:2457-64. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prediction of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: the revised Geneva score
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Ann Intern Med 144:165-71. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Value of D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in patients with previous venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Arch Intern Med 166:176-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of a negative single complete compression ultrasound of the lower limbs to exclude the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis in pregnant or postpartum women: a retrospective hospital-based study
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878 and Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Thromb Res 118:691-7. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules in venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases and EA3878, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 25:303-17. 2012
    ..In this paper we critically review the use of CDRs in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of VTE and highlight those CDRs that are ready for the prime time of daily clinical use...
  2. doi request reprint New anticoagulants in the treatment of VTE
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, centre d investigation clinique, Hopital de la Cavale Blanche, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, Brest Cedex, France
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:191-8. 2012
    ..They may facilitate outpatient management of VTE. They might also improve the risk-benefit balance of prolonged anticoagulation and therefore modify the optimal duration of anticoagulation in VTE patients...
  3. pmc Diagnostic value of single complete compression ultrasonography in pregnant and postpartum women with suspected deep vein thrombosis: prospective study
    Gregoire Le Gal
    INSERM CIC 05 02, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    BMJ 344:e2635. 2012
    ..To assess the safety of using single complete compression ultrasonography in pregnant and postpartum women to rule out deep vein thrombosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Clinical diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a real challenge]
    G Le Gal
    département de médecine interne et pneumologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, EA 3878 Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Rev Med Interne 28:394-9. 2007
    ..The diminution of the proportion of confirmed cases among suspected patients is a new challenge for physicians, and raises the question of what is a clinical suspicion of pulmonary embolism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen Aalpha-Thr312Ala and factor XIII-A Val34Leu polymorphisms in idiopathic venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Thromb Res 121:333-8. 2007
    ..However, clinical studies have yielded conflicting results on their possible association with venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A positive compression ultrasonography of the lower limb veins is highly predictive of pulmonary embolism on computed tomography in suspected patients
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878, département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Haemost 95:963-6. 2006
    ..It allows ruling in the diagnosis of PE without further invasive and/or expensive testing in suspected patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential value of risk factors and clinical signs for diagnosing pulmonary embolism according to age
    G Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases EA 3878, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    J Thromb Haemost 3:2457-64. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Prediction of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: the revised Geneva score
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Ann Intern Med 144:165-71. 2006
    ..Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism requires clinical probability assessment. Implicit assessment is accurate but is not standardized, and current prediction rules have shortcomings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Value of D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in patients with previous venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Arch Intern Med 166:176-80. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of a negative single complete compression ultrasound of the lower limbs to exclude the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis in pregnant or postpartum women: a retrospective hospital-based study
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878 and Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Thromb Res 118:691-7. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint [Clinical probability of PE: should we use a clinical prediction rule?]
    G Le Gal
    EA 3878 Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Rev Pneumol Clin 64:269-75. 2008
    ..They allow all physicians, whatever their expertise, to reliably determine the clinical pretest probability of PE, and thus safely manage their patients using diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms...
  12. pmc Reproduction of chest pain by palpation: diagnostic accuracy in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Equipe d accueil 3878 GETBO, Brest University Hospital, 29609 Brest, France
    BMJ 330:452-3. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence of venous thromboembolism in first-degree relatives of patients with venous thromboembolism who have factor V Leiden
    Francis Couturaud
    GETBO, EA 3878, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, University Hospital Centre La Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest, Cedex, France
    Thromb Haemost 96:744-9. 2006
    ..FVL is associated with a two- to threefold increase in VTE in first-degree relatives of patients with VTE. No subgroup of relatives was identified who require more than routine prophylaxis because of a particularly high risk of VTE...
  14. doi request reprint Association of common genetic variations and idiopathic venous thromboembolism. Results from EDITh, a hospital-based case-control study
    Aurelien Delluc
    Université Européeenne de Bretagne, Universite de Brest, Brest, France
    Thromb Haemost 103:1161-9. 2010
    ..In this hospital-based case-control study, two polymorphisms located on the factor XI gene were significantly associated with VTE. Other newly investigated polymorphisms with potentially false negatives may warrant further analyses...
  15. ncbi request reprint High frequency of factor V Leiden in surgical patients with symptomatic venous thromboembolism despite prophylaxis
    Mohamed Baba-Ahmed
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Thromb Haemost 97:171-5. 2007
    ..4; 95% CI, 2.4 to 29). This study shows a close association between the presence of factorV Leiden mutation in symptomatic VTE occurring after surgery despite prophylaxis...
  16. doi request reprint Noninvasive diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Pierre Yves Salaun
    Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, Brest, France
    Chest 139:1294-8. 2011
    ..Diagnosis was based on clinical probability assessment, plasma D-dimer testing, then sequential testing to include lower limb venous compression ultrasonography, ventilation perfusion lung scan, and chest multidetector CT (MDCT) imaging...
  17. doi request reprint Assessment of carotid artery stenosis before coronary artery bypass surgery. Is it always necessary?
    Jean Christophe Cornily
    Department of Cardiology, La Cavale Blanche Hospital, Brest University Hospital, Boulevard T Prigent, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 104:77-83. 2011
    ..Although selective and non-selective methods of preoperative carotid screening have been advocated, it remains unclear if this screening is clinically relevant...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiac multislice spiral computed tomography as an alternative to coronary angiography in the preoperative assessment of coronary artery disease before aortic valve surgery: a management outcome study
    Jean Christophe Cornily
    Department of Cardiology, La Cavale Blanche Hospital, Brest University Hospital, Brest Cedex, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 103:170-5. 2010
    ..Preliminary studies suggest that multislice spiral computed tomography coronary angiography (MSCT-CA) can be used to rule out coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Statins but not fibrates are associated with a reduced risk of venous thromboembolism: a hospital-based case-control study
    Karine Lacut
    Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale GETBO, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Hopital de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 18:477-82. 2004
    ..This possible protective effect of statins warrants further investigations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Management of suspected pulmonary embolism patients with low clinical and low V/Q probability
    Pierre Yves Salaun
    département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Res 122:450-4. 2008
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Lipid lowering drugs and the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism
    Aurelien Delluc
    Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, EA 3878, Brest, F 29609 France
    Thromb Res 130:859-63. 2012
    ..However, no studies have evaluated whether lipid-lowering drugs (LLD) use was associated with the risk of VTE recurrence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interrelation of hyperhomocysteinemia and inherited risk factors for venous thromboembolism. Results from the E.D.I.TH. study: a hospital-based case-control study
    Emmanuel Oger
    G E T B O EA 3878 Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Res 120:207-14. 2007
    ..The hypothesis of an interaction between those risks has been raised and conflicting results were reported...
  23. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of single-photon emission tomography ventilation/perfusion lung scan in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Alexandra Le Duc-Pennec
    Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    Chest 141:381-7. 2012
    ..This study assessed the diagnostic performance of V/Q SPECT scan in a cohort of consecutive patients with suspected PE...
  24. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of 16-detector multislice spiral computed tomography in the initial evaluation of dilated cardiomyopathy
    Jean Christophe Cornily
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, France
    Eur J Radiol 61:84-90. 2007
    ..It can also give information about left ventricular function and venous network anatomy. We here sought to validate a MSCT-based strategy in the initial evaluation of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  25. doi request reprint Site of venous thromboembolism and prothrombotic mutations according to body mass index. Results from the EDITH study
    Aurelien Delluc
    Université Européenne de Bretagne EA 3878, IFR 148, Universite de Brest, 29609 Brest, France
    Br J Haematol 154:486-91. 2011
    ..This study showed that BMI may play a role in determining the site of VTE and may interact with F2 G20210A but not with F5 G1691A for the risk of VTE...
  26. doi request reprint Influence of omeprazole on the antiplatelet action of clopidogrel associated with aspirin: the randomized, double-blind OCLA (Omeprazole CLopidogrel Aspirin) study
    Martine Gilard
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:256-60. 2008
    ..This trial sought to assess the influence of omeprazole on clopidogrel efficacy...
  27. doi request reprint Cardiac tamponade in medical patients: a 10-year follow-up survey
    Jean Christophe Cornily
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Cardiology 111:197-201. 2008
    ..Cardiac tamponade represents a life-threatening condition that may complicate almost any cause of pericarditis. We conducted a 10-year prospective survey on patients with cardiac tamponade requiring an emergency drainage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Midterm prognosis of patients with suspected coronary artery disease and normal multislice computed tomographic findings: a prospective management outcome study
    Martine Gilard
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Arch Intern Med 167:1686-9. 2007
    ..The aim of our study is to prospectively assess the safety of ruling out CAD based solely on a normal MSCT-CAG result...
  29. doi request reprint V/Q SPECT interpretation for pulmonary embolism diagnosis: which criteria to use?
    Pierre Yves Le Roux
    Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, Brest, France
    J Nucl Med 54:1077-81. 2013
    ..Therefore, the aim of our study was to assess the performance of V/Q SPECT using various criteria for interpretation, in comparison with a validated independent diagnostic strategy...
  30. doi request reprint Medium-term survival of diffuse coronary artery disease patients following coronary artery reconstruction with the internal thoracic artery
    Ahmed Aziz Khalifa
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Cardiology 120:192-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the medium-term results of coronary artery reconstruction...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is APC resistance a risk factor for venous thromboembolism in patients over 70 years?
    Emmanuel Oger
    Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Hopital de la Cavale Blanche, F 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Haemost 88:587-91. 2002
    ..8, 95% CI, 0.4 to 1.7). Age appeared as an effect-measure modifier with a significant interaction (p = 0.005). Our data suggest that APC resistance is not a risk factor for VTE in elderly...
  32. doi request reprint Adapting the D-dimer cutoff for thrombosis detection in elderly outpatients
    Marion Andro
    Universite de Brest, Faculté de médecine et des sciences de santé, EA3878, Brest, France
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:751-9. 2013
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of multislice computed tomography in the preoperative assessment of coronary disease in patients with aortic valve stenosis
    Martine Gilard
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2020-4. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Management of suspected venous thromboembolism: the impact of a multifaceted intervention
    Pierre Yves Salaun
    Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale GETBO, Hopital de la Cavale Blanche, F 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:433-8. 2005
    ..To achieve a common strategy in the event of a suspected venous thromboembolism...
  35. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in patients with pancreatic cancer: implications of circulating tissue factor
    Aurelien Delluc
    département de médecine interne et pneumologie, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Brest, CHU de Brest, Brest, France
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 22:295-300. 2011
    ..01 pmol/l (range 0.05-43.92), P = 0.02]. Higher levels of circulating TFa during the course of pancreatic cancer may explain the higher incidence of VTE associated with this type of cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differential associations between lipid-lowering drugs, statins and fibrates, and venous thromboembolism: role of drug induced homocysteinemia?
    Karine Lacut
    Brest University, GETBO EA 3878, EPI PHARM, Brest, F 29609, France
    Thromb Res 122:314-9. 2008
    ..This report aims to test the hypothesis that part of these contrasting associations is related to total homocysteine level (tHcy)...
  37. doi request reprint Risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism among young women after a first event while exposed to combined oral contraception versus not exposed to: a cohort study
    Emmanuelle Le Moigne
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases Brest University Hospital, Brest, F 29609 France
    Thromb Res 132:51-5. 2013
    ..7 (95% CI: 0.2-2.4, p=0.59). The risk of recurrent VTE is low in young women after a first VTE. However, this risk is not significantly lower in women after a first VTE while exposed to combined oral contraception...
  38. doi request reprint Atrial flutter after non-congenital cardiac surgery: incidence, predictors and outcome
    Marjaneh Fatemi
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Int J Cardiol 153:196-201. 2011
    ..Our study sought to investigate the incidence and predictors of AFL following non-congenital cardiac surgery, and the long-term outcome of this arrhythmia...
  39. pmc Impact of genetic factors (VKORC1, CYP2C9, CYP4F2 and EPHX1) on the anticoagulation response to fluindione
    Karine Lacut
    EA 3878, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, F 29609 Brest, France
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 73:428-36. 2012
    ..The role of these variants in fluindione response is unknown. Our aim was to assess whether genetic factors contribute to the variability in the response to fluindione...
  40. doi request reprint Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: planar images generated from V/Q SPECT are not a reliable substitute for traditional planar V/Q scan
    Pierre Yves Le Roux
    European University of Brittany, France
    Nucl Med Commun 33:695-700. 2012
    ..The aim was to evaluate the accuracy of angular summed planar scans in comparison with true planar images...
  41. doi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for venous thromboembolism
    Soledad Noboa
    Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences de la Santé de Brest, Université de Bretagne, Occidentale UBO, Brest, France
    Thromb Res 122:624-9. 2008
    ..There are very few data assessing a family history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) as a risk factor for VTE. This question is nonetheless of interest as inherited risk factors are involved but at least partly unknown...
  42. ncbi request reprint Contemporary approach to the diagnosis of non-massive pulmonary embolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878 GETBO, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, France
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:291-8. 2006
    ..Minimally invasive diagnostic strategies for pulmonary embolism are in constant evolution, integrating new diagnostic tools along with the better use of clinical information...
  43. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of oral and transdermal postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapies on C-reactive protein
    Karine Lacut
    Departement de Medecine Interne, Hopital de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    Thromb Haemost 90:124-31. 2003
    ..The clinical relevance of these effects remains to be determined...
  44. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet drug use preceding the onset of intracerebral hemorrhage is associated with increased mortality
    Karine Lacut
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, G E T B O Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest Cedex, France
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 21:327-33. 2007
    ..Current antiplatelet drug use preceding the onset of ICH is associated with increased short-term ICH mortality, independently of age...
  45. ncbi request reprint Gut dysfunction and endoscopic lesions after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Erwan L'Her
    Reanimation et Urgences Medicales, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Resuscitation 66:331-4. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the frequency of gut dysfunction and endoscopic lesions following resuscitation after cardiac arrest, and to evaluate the potential value of gut endoscopy performance in these circumstances...
  46. doi request reprint Biological determinants of bleeding in patients with heterozygous factor XI deficiency
    Paul Guéguen
    Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Brest, Haematology Laboratory, Brest, France
    Br J Haematol 156:245-51. 2012
    ..When considering BS as a continuous variable, only VWF:RCo remained significant (P=0·042), which accounted for 11% of the variability in BS...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Do observational studies have a role in assessing treatment?]
    Karine Lacut
    EA 3878 Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, Brest
    Presse Med 36:536-40. 2007
    ....
  48. pmc Benfluorex and unexplained valvular heart disease: a case-control study
    Irène Frachon
    Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, Brest, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e10128. 2010
    ..Recent case reports suggest that benfluorex, a fenfluramine derivative used in the management of overweight diabetic patients and dyslipidemia, is associated with cardiac valve regurgitation...
  49. doi request reprint Lipid parameters, lipid lowering drugs and the risk of venous thromboembolism
    Aurelien Delluc
    Brest University, GETBO EA 3878, Brest Cedex F 29609, France
    Atherosclerosis 220:184-8. 2012
    ..Besides their effects on atherogenesis, lipids and lipoproteins could contribute to the development of venous thromboembolism (VTE). This association has been investigated in a few studies with conflicting results...
  50. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor alpha polymorphism and venous thromboembolism in male and female: data from the EDITH study
    Emmanuel Oger
    EPI PHARM GETBO and GETBO EA 3878 Groupe d Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale, France
    Thromb Res 119:433-9. 2007
    ..454-397 T>C and venous thromboembolism (VTE) has been reported in postmenopausal women. Comprehensive data are lacking. We herein evaluated the risk for VTE related to c.454-397 T>C ER alpha gene polymorphism in both men and women...
  51. pmc Primary prevention of venous thromboembolism in elderly medical patients
    Karine Lacut
    GETBO EA 3878, CHU de Brest, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Hôpital Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    Clin Interv Aging 3:399-411. 2008
    ....
  52. pmc The use of epicardial electrogram as a simple guide to select the optimal site of left ventricular pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Marjaneh Fatemi
    Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, 29609, Brest Cedex, France
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:956062. 2011
    ..Responders had a significantly longer ED and greater ratio of ED/QRS duration than nonresponders. An ED/QRS duration ≥0.38 predicted a response to CRT with 89% specificity and 53% sensitivity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Multi-slice computer tomography of left ventricular function with automated analysis software in comparison with conventional ventriculography
    Martine Gilard
    Department of Cardiology, EA 3878, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Eur J Radiol 59:270-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of left ventricular volumetric and functional parameters from multi-slice computed tomography using automated analysis software, and to correlate results with those of invasive left ventriculography...
  54. ncbi request reprint Investigations for bone metastasis from an unknown primary
    Claire Destombe
    La Cavale Blanche Teaching Hospital, Brest, France
    Joint Bone Spine 74:85-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the respective contributions of various investigations used to identify the primary tumor in a cohort of patients referred for diagnostic evaluation of one or more bone metastases...
  55. pmc Impact of a nurses' protocol-directed weaning procedure on outcomes in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for longer than 48 hours: a prospective cohort study with a matched historical control group
    Jean Marie Tonnelier
    Réanimation Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    Crit Care 9:R83-9. 2005
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Use of arterial patch to improve re-endothelialization in a sheep model of open carotid endarterectomy. An incentive to use internal thoracic artery as an on-lay patch following coronary endarterecomy?
    Eric Bezon
    Department of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital La Cavale Blanche, Brest, France
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:543-7. 2009
    ..001). Arterial patch closure of open-endarterectomized artery improved regenerated endothelium quality...