Laurent Castera

Summary

Affiliation: CHU de Bordeaux
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi [Managing comorbidities in hepatology: toward a more holistic medicine]
    Patrice Couzigou
    Service Hépato gastroentérologie, Hopital du Haut leveque, F 33604 PESSAC, France
    Presse Med 37:1274-80. 2008
  2. ncbi Prospective comparison of transient elastography, Fibrotest, APRI, and liver biopsy for the assessment of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, C H U Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Gastroenterology 128:343-50. 2005
  3. doi Prospective comparison of two algorithms combining non-invasive methods for staging liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire C H U de Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    J Hepatol 52:191-8. 2010
  4. doi Early detection in routine clinical practice of cirrhosis and oesophageal varices in chronic hepatitis C: comparison of transient elastography (FibroScan) with standard laboratory tests and non-invasive scores
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    J Hepatol 50:59-68. 2009
  5. doi Pitfalls of liver stiffness measurement: a 5-year prospective study of 13,369 examinations
    Laurent Castera
    Services d Hépato gastroentérologie, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Bordeaux, Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    Hepatology 51:828-35. 2010
  6. doi Assessing liver fibrosis
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, CHU Bordeaux, Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:541-52. 2008
  7. ncbi [Hepatitis C virus screening in drug users in an addiction out-patient unit]
    Veronique Grando-Lemaire
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Jean Verdier, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 93143 Bondy Cedex, France
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 26:1091-6. 2002
  8. ncbi Hepatitis B virus genotypes: a retrospective survey in Southwestern France, 1999-2004
    Pascale Trimoulet
    Laboratoire de virologie Hôpital Pellegrin, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 31:1088-94. 2007
  9. doi [Brief intervention about alcohol use]
    Patrice Couzigou
    Service d Hepato gastro enterologie, Hôpital Haut Lévêque Pessac, F 33600 Bordeaux, France
    Presse Med 38:1126-33. 2009
  10. doi Transient elastography and other noninvasive tests to assess hepatic fibrosis in patients with viral hepatitis
    Laurent Castera
    Department of Hepatology, Hôpital St André and Haut Lévêque, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
    J Viral Hepat 16:300-14. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi [Managing comorbidities in hepatology: toward a more holistic medicine]
    Patrice Couzigou
    Service Hépato gastroentérologie, Hopital du Haut leveque, F 33604 PESSAC, France
    Presse Med 37:1274-80. 2008
    ..In this more holistic approach, the physician treats a person with liver disease, rather than just a diseased liver...
  2. ncbi Prospective comparison of transient elastography, Fibrotest, APRI, and liver biopsy for the assessment of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, C H U Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Gastroenterology 128:343-50. 2005
    ....
  3. doi Prospective comparison of two algorithms combining non-invasive methods for staging liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire C H U de Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    J Hepatol 52:191-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to compare the performance of these two algorithms for diagnosing significant fibrosis and cirrhosis in 302 CHC patients...
  4. doi Early detection in routine clinical practice of cirrhosis and oesophageal varices in chronic hepatitis C: comparison of transient elastography (FibroScan) with standard laboratory tests and non-invasive scores
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    J Hepatol 50:59-68. 2009
    ....
  5. doi Pitfalls of liver stiffness measurement: a 5-year prospective study of 13,369 examinations
    Laurent Castera
    Services d Hépato gastroentérologie, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Bordeaux, Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    Hepatology 51:828-35. 2010
    ..These results emphasize the need for adequate operator training and for technological improvements in specific patient subpopulations...
  6. doi Assessing liver fibrosis
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, CHU Bordeaux, Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:541-52. 2008
    ..This review is aimed at discussing the advantages and limits of these methods and the perspectives for their rationale for use in clinical practice...
  7. ncbi [Hepatitis C virus screening in drug users in an addiction out-patient unit]
    Veronique Grando-Lemaire
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Jean Verdier, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 93143 Bondy Cedex, France
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 26:1091-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the feasibility and efficacy of hepatitis C virus screening in drug users in an addiction out-patient unit...
  8. ncbi Hepatitis B virus genotypes: a retrospective survey in Southwestern France, 1999-2004
    Pascale Trimoulet
    Laboratoire de virologie Hôpital Pellegrin, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 31:1088-94. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of HBV genotypes in Southwestern France and the association between HBV genotypes and patients characteristics...
  9. doi [Brief intervention about alcohol use]
    Patrice Couzigou
    Service d Hepato gastro enterologie, Hôpital Haut Lévêque Pessac, F 33600 Bordeaux, France
    Presse Med 38:1126-33. 2009
    ..This efficacy has been demonstrated for a duration of at least 4 years. Given that evidence also supports the behavioral changes, these findings should be taken into account by healthcare providers...
  10. doi Transient elastography and other noninvasive tests to assess hepatic fibrosis in patients with viral hepatitis
    Laurent Castera
    Department of Hepatology, Hôpital St André and Haut Lévêque, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
    J Viral Hepat 16:300-14. 2009
    ..Transient elastography also appears to be an excellent tool for early detection of cirrhosis and may have prognostic value in this setting. Guidelines are now awaited for the use of noninvasive methods in clinical practice...
  11. ncbi Liver stiffness measurement in children using FibroScan: feasibility study and comparison with Fibrotest, aspartate transaminase to platelets ratio index, and liver biopsy
    Victor de Ledinghen
    INSERM, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:443-50. 2007
    ....
  12. doi How to assess liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C: serum markers or transient elastography vs. liver biopsy?
    Laurent Castera
    Department of Hepatology, Hôpital St André and Haut Lévêque, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
    Liver Int 31:13-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss the advantages and limitations of liver biopsy and non-invasive methods and the perspectives for their use in clinical practice...
  13. ncbi [Use of elastometry (FibroScan) for the non-invasive staging of liver fibrosis]
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hôpital Saint André, CHU de Bordeaux, France
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 31:524-30; quiz 500, 531-2. 2007
  14. ncbi Prevalence of and factors associated with hepatic steatosis in patients coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV: Agence Nationale pour la Recherche contre le SIDA et les hépatites virales CO3 Aquitaine Cohort
    Didier Neau
    Fédération des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire, Hopital Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:168-73. 2007
    ..The prevalence and factors associated with hepatic steatosis are not well defined in HCV-HIV-coinfected patients...
  15. ncbi Predictive value of early HCV RNA quantitation for sustained response in nonresponders receiving daily interferon and ribavirin therapy
    Pascale Trimoulet
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Hopital Pellegrin, Bordeaux Cedex, France
    J Med Virol 72:46-51. 2004
    ..Nonresponse can be predicted as early as week 4 or week 12 in nonresponders treated with daily IFN and ribavirin...
  16. ncbi Occult hepatitis B virus infection in HIV-infected patients with isolated antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen: Aquitaine cohort, 2002-2003
    Didier Neau
    Fédération de maladies infectieuses et tropicales, Centre hospitalier universitaire CHU, Hopital Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    Clin Infect Dis 40:750-3. 2005
    ..4%). A second serum sample was collected later from 52 of the patients. HBV DNA was once again undetectable in all patients, except for the sole patient who had previously been found to be HBV DNA positive...
  17. ncbi [Psychiatric disorders during treatment of chronic hepatitis C]
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, Pessac
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 29:123-33. 2005
  18. doi Optimization and robustness of blood tests for liver fibrosis and cirrhosis
    Paul Cales
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, CHU, Angers, France
    Clin Biochem 43:1315-22. 2010
    ..To optimize the performance and feasibility of fibrosis blood tests and evaluate their robustness...
  19. pmc Meta-analyses of FibroTest diagnostic value in chronic liver disease
    Thierry Poynard
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Universite Paris VI, CNRS ESA 8067 Paris, France
    BMC Gastroenterol 7:40. 2007
    ....
  20. pmc Noninvasive diagnosis of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Laurent Castera
    Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, C H U Bordeaux, Hopital Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    MedGenMed 7:39. 2005
  21. doi Non-invasive evaluation of liver fibrosis using transient elastography
    Laurent Castera
    Departments of Hepatology, Hospital Saint André and Haut Lévêque, University Hospital of Bordeaux, Avenue Magellan, Pessac, France
    J Hepatol 48:835-47. 2008
    ..Guidelines are needed for the use of TE in clinical practice...
  22. ncbi Prevalence and factors associated with failure of liver stiffness measurement using FibroScan in a prospective study of 2114 examinations
    Juliette Foucher
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Centre d Investigation de la Fibrose hépatique, Hopital Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:411-2. 2006
    ..Other non-invasive methods such as biochemical methods or liver biopsy could therefore be used only in patients with failure of FibroScan examination...
  23. ncbi Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infection during sclerotherapy of varicose veins: long-term follow-up of 196 patients (4535 patient-years)
    Victor de Ledinghen
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    J Hepatol 46:19-25. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi Psychological impact of chronic hepatitis C: comparison with other stressful life events and chronic diseases
    Laurent Castera
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1545-50. 2006
    ..To examine the psychological impact of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) diagnosis in a large cohort of CHC patients as compared with other stressful life events and chronic diseases carrying a risk of life-threatening complications...