A Descatha

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Work-related risk factors for incidence of lateral epicondylitis in a large working population
    Eléonore Herquelot
    Inserm U1018, UVSQ, Unité de pathologie professionnelle U1018, CHU Poincaré, 104 bd Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:578-88. 2013
  2. pmc Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in workers: classification and health surveillance - statements of the Scientific Committee on Musculoskeletal Disorders of the International Commission on Occupational Health
    Mats Hagberg
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:109. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long-term effects of biomechanical exposure on severe shoulder pain in the Gazel cohort
    Alexis Descatha
    Université de Versailles Saint Quentin Inserm, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Population Based Epidemiological Cohorts Research Platform, Villejuif, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:568-76. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis on the performance of sonography for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Alexis Descatha
    Université de Versailles St Quentin, UMRS 1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Population Based Epidemiological Cohorts Research Platform, Villejuif, France
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:914-22. 2012
  5. pmc Heavy manual work, exposure to vibration and Dupuytren's disease? Results of a surveillance program for musculoskeletal disorders
    Alexis Descatha
    Université de Versailles St Quentin, UMRS 1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Population Based Epidemiological Cohorts Research Platform, Villejuif, France
    Occup Environ Med 69:296-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Is the intersection syndrome is an occupational disease?
    Alexis Descatha
    AP HP, Unité de pathologie professionnelle et de santé au travail, Hopital Raymond Poincare, 104 boulevard Raymond Poincaré, F 92380 Garches, France
    Joint Bone Spine 75:329-31. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Self-administered questionnaire and direct observation by checklist: comparing two methods for physical exposure surveillance in a highly repetitive tasks plant
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM, U687, Saint Maurice, F 94410, France
    Appl Ergon 40:194-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Description of outcomes of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in workers highly exposed to repetitive work
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM, Villejuif, France
    J Hand Surg Am 34:890-5. 2009
  9. pmc Diagnostic strategies using physical examination are minimally useful in defining carpal tunnel syndrome in population-based research studies
    A Descatha
    Occupational Health Department, Poincaré Teaching Hospital AP HP, University of Versailles Saint Quentin, INSERM, U687, Garches, France
    Occup Environ Med 67:133-5. 2010
  10. pmc Long-term effects of biomechanical exposure on severe knee pain in the Gazel cohort
    Alexis Descatha
    Inserm U1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Epidemiology of Occupational and Social Determinants of Health, Villejuif, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:37-44. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Work-related risk factors for incidence of lateral epicondylitis in a large working population
    Eléonore Herquelot
    Inserm U1018, UVSQ, Unité de pathologie professionnelle U1018, CHU Poincaré, 104 bd Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:578-88. 2013
    ..This study aims to estimate the association between repeated measures of occupational risk factors and the incidence of lateral epicondylitis in a large working population...
  2. pmc Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in workers: classification and health surveillance - statements of the Scientific Committee on Musculoskeletal Disorders of the International Commission on Occupational Health
    Mats Hagberg
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:109. 2012
    ..4. We need to be aware of economic and/or socio-cultural consequences of classification systems and measures...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term effects of biomechanical exposure on severe shoulder pain in the Gazel cohort
    Alexis Descatha
    Université de Versailles Saint Quentin Inserm, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Population Based Epidemiological Cohorts Research Platform, Villejuif, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:568-76. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess whether the risk factors for severe shoulder pain, especially exposure to arm elevation, were still relevant after a 12-year follow-up, even following retirement...
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis on the performance of sonography for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Alexis Descatha
    Université de Versailles St Quentin, UMRS 1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Population Based Epidemiological Cohorts Research Platform, Villejuif, France
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:914-22. 2012
    ..We aimed to review and pool recent large methodological studies evaluating the diagnosis performance of ultrasonography vs electrodiagnostic testing (EDX)...
  5. pmc Heavy manual work, exposure to vibration and Dupuytren's disease? Results of a surveillance program for musculoskeletal disorders
    Alexis Descatha
    Université de Versailles St Quentin, UMRS 1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Population Based Epidemiological Cohorts Research Platform, Villejuif, France
    Occup Environ Med 69:296-9. 2012
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  6. ncbi request reprint Is the intersection syndrome is an occupational disease?
    Alexis Descatha
    AP HP, Unité de pathologie professionnelle et de santé au travail, Hopital Raymond Poincare, 104 boulevard Raymond Poincaré, F 92380 Garches, France
    Joint Bone Spine 75:329-31. 2008
    ..The disorders arose after a minimal traumatism. Since it is recognized as an occupational disease, compensated ending of the activity causing the disorder could have been obtained...
  7. doi request reprint Self-administered questionnaire and direct observation by checklist: comparing two methods for physical exposure surveillance in a highly repetitive tasks plant
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM, U687, Saint Maurice, F 94410, France
    Appl Ergon 40:194-8. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Description of outcomes of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in workers highly exposed to repetitive work
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM, Villejuif, France
    J Hand Surg Am 34:890-5. 2009
    ..The outcomes of workers with upper-extremity musculoskeletal (UEMS) symptoms or disorders were evaluated over a 3-year period in a population highly exposed to repetitive work...
  9. pmc Diagnostic strategies using physical examination are minimally useful in defining carpal tunnel syndrome in population-based research studies
    A Descatha
    Occupational Health Department, Poincaré Teaching Hospital AP HP, University of Versailles Saint Quentin, INSERM, U687, Garches, France
    Occup Environ Med 67:133-5. 2010
    ..We evaluated the utility of physical examination manoeuvres in the prediction of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in a population-based research study...
  10. pmc Long-term effects of biomechanical exposure on severe knee pain in the Gazel cohort
    Alexis Descatha
    Inserm U1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Epidemiology of Occupational and Social Determinants of Health, Villejuif, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:37-44. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess whether the risk factors for severe knee pain, observed with a cross-sectional approach, were still relevant after retirement, 12 years later...
  11. pmc Management of acute allergic reactions by dispatching physicians in a Medical Emergency Dispatch Centre
    Hélène Godet-Mardirossian
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Raymond Poincaré Teaching Hospital, Garches, France
    Emerg Med J 29:147-51. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe acute allergic reactions and their management by a Medical Emergency Dispatch Centre...
  12. ncbi request reprint Unusual delayed reaction after H1N1 vaccine
    Alexis Descatha
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle U1018 INSERM SAMU92, CHU Poincaré, 104 bd Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 28:302-3. 2010
    ..We reported a case of allergic contact dermatitis three weeks after the H1N1 vaccine, probably involving thimerosal additive. Patients should be aware of this possible unusual delayed reaction...
  13. pmc Should we consider Dupuytren's contracture as work-related? A review and meta-analysis of an old debate
    Alexis Descatha
    Inserm U1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Epidemiology of Occupational and Social Determinants of Health, Villejuif, France
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:96. 2011
    ..In view of the conflicting opinions published, a meta-analysis was undertaken on epidemiological studies in order to assess any association between Dupuytren's contracture and work exposure...
  14. pmc Do workers with self-reported symptoms have an elevated risk of developing upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders three years later?
    A Descatha
    INSERM U687 Hôpital Paul Brousse, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Occup Environ Med 65:205-7. 2008
    ..The objective was to study the three-year outcomes of workers with self-reported symptoms, with or without a positive physical examination...
  15. pmc Selected questions on biomechanical exposures for surveillance of upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM U687 IFR69, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 St Maurice Cedex, France
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:1-8. 2007
    ..We sought to reduce the number of variables on a surveillance questionnaire by identifying which variables best summarized biomechanical exposure in a survey of the French working population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Occupational paraffin-induced pulmonary fibrosis: a 25-year follow-up
    Alexis Descatha
    Occupational Health Department, Poincaré University Hospital, AP HP, 104 Bd Raymond Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:504-6. 2006
    ..The authors report a case of severe interstitial pulmonary disease induced by occupational exposure to paraffin, leading to delayed fibrosis over a 25-year follow-up, despite cessation of exposure...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Is the severity of occupational asthma related to the molecular weight of the allergen?]
    A Descatha
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle, de santé au travail et d insertion, hôpital Raymond Poincaré AP HP, Garches, France
    Rev Mal Respir 23:135-40. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the characteristics of occupational asthma (OA) resulting from sensitisation to allergens of high (HMW) or low (LMW) molecular weight...
  18. pmc Validity of Nordic-style questionnaires in the surveillance of upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM U687 IFR69, HNSM, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94415 St Maurice Cedex, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:58-65. 2007
    ..The study aimed at comparing results of standardized Nordic-style questionnaires with those of clinical examinations in two surveys on upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and haematological malignancies: overview on human recent data
    Alexis Descatha
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle et de santé au travail, Hôpital R Poincaré, AP HP 92380 Garches, France
    Cancer Causes Control 16:939-53. 2005
    ..Occupational causes of haematological malignancies are relatively uncommon, under-studied and under-identified. They are also often unrecognized by clinicians. This review summarizes the principal epidemiologic studies on this topic...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for incident musculoskeletal disorders in an in-plant surveillance program
    Alexis Descatha
    INSERM, U687 Saint Maurice, France
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:337-44. 2007
    ..The study aimed to identify workers with an increased risk of UWMSD incidence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is forced oscillation technique useful in the diagnosis of occupational asthma?
    Alexis Descatha
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle et de santé au travail, Hopital Raymond Poincare, Garches, France
    J Occup Environ Med 47:847-53. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether the forced oscillation technique (FOT), which does not require active cooperation, may be useful to assess bronchial responsiveness in patients with suspected occupational asthma (OA)...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and etiologic agents of occupational asthma]
    J Ameille
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle, de santé au travail et d insertion, Hopital Raymond Poincare, AP HP, France
    Rev Mal Respir 23:726-40. 2006
    ..Epidemiological information is required to guide these interventions, and we here examine epidemiological data on the burden, causes, and risk factors for this condition...
  23. pmc Factors associated with severity of occupational asthma with a latency period at diagnosis
    A Descatha
    AP HP, Hôpital R Poincaré, Unité de pathologie professionnelle, Garches, France, and INSERM, U687, F 94410, France
    Allergy 62:795-801. 2007
    ..Severity of occupational asthma at diagnosis is an important prognostic factor. The aim of this study was to determine which factors affect the severity of occupational asthma with a latency period at diagnosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of duration for direct admission dispatch process in an urban area]
    F Dolveck
    Samu 92, hôpital Raymond Poincaré AP HP, 104, Garches, France
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 25:280-5. 2006
    ..We attempted to evaluate this direct admission dispatch, in a urban area, with many health care facilities...
  25. doi request reprint [National evaluation of knowledge and practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation of children and infants in the field]
    N S Goddet
    Samu 92 Smur de Garches, Hopital Raymond Poincare, AP HP, 92380 Garches, France
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 28:943-8. 2009
    ..The objective was to measure the level of knowledge of guidelines and practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Outcome of occupational asthma
    Jacques Ameille
    Department of Occupational Health, Raymond Poincare Hospital, AP HP, Garches, France
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 5:125-8. 2005
    ..Occupational asthma is often associated with serious work and financial consequences. Correct management of occupational asthma must be based on a good knowledge of the natural history of the disease and of its prognostic factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical reaction to epinephrine induced by beta-blockers in an anaphylactic shock induced by penicillin
    Nathalie Sybille Goddet
    SAMU 92 SMUR Garches bOccupational Health Department, Raymond Poincaré Teaching Hospital, AP HP, Garches, France
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:358-60. 2006
    ..Actually, beta-blockers increase the release of anaphylactic mediators, decrease the cardiovascular compensatory changes to the anaphylactic shock and promote paradoxical reflex vagotonic effects when using epinephrine...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the ventilator-user interface of 2 new advanced compact transport ventilators
    François Templier
    Samu 92, Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Hopital Raymond Poincare, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 104 boulevard Raymond Poincaré, 92380 Garches, France
    Respir Care 52:1701-9. 2007
    ..New advanced transport ventilators should yield quality improvements, but their user-friendliness needs to be tested...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Occupational chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a poorly understood disease]
    J Ameille
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle, de santé au travail et d insertion, Hopital Raymond Poincare, AP HP Garches, France
    Rev Mal Respir 23:13S119-30. 2006
    ..According to several recent population-based studies 15-20% of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is work related...
  30. doi request reprint [Mercury poisoning]
    L Bensefa-Colas
    Service de pathologie professionnelle, Groupe Hospitalier Cochin Saint Vincent De Paul, AP HP, 27, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Rev Med Interne 32:416-24. 2011
    ..In case of occupational exposure to mercury and its compounds, some disorders could be compensated in France. Clinicians should work with toxicologists for the diagnosis and treatment of mercury intoxication...
  31. doi request reprint [Acute and chronic cadmium poisoning]
    P Andujar
    INSERM, Unité 955, 94000 Creteil, France
    Rev Med Interne 31:107-15. 2010
    ..According to literature, no chelating agent can be still used in human cadmium poisonings. In France, some diseases caused by occupational exposure to cadmium may be compensated...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Screening for benign pleural disease in adults: why and how?]
    J Ameille
    Unité de pathologie professionnelle, de santé au travail et d insertion, Hopital Raymond Poincare, AP HP, 104, Boulevard Raymond Poincare, 92380 Garches
    Rev Pneumol Clin 62:89-92. 2006
    ..Thoracic computed tomography without contrast is the examination of choice. A rigorous protocol is required for proper execution and interpretation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Details of the initial management of cardiac arrest occurring in the workplace in a French urban area
    Alexis Descatha
    SAMU des Hauts de Seine, SMUR de Garches, Hôpital R Poincaré, AP HP, 92380 Garches, France
    Resuscitation 65:301-7. 2005
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the details and management of cardiac arrest (CA) occurring in the working environment...
  34. pmc Are tall people at higher risk of low back pain surgery? A discussion on the results of a multipurpose cohort
    Mireille Coeuret-Pellicer
    INSERM, U687, Villejuif, France
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:125-7. 2010
    ..To investigate whether height is associated with low back pain (LBP) and surgery, taking into account personal and socioeconomic risk factors in a general population...
  35. pmc Incidence of ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow in repetitive work
    Alexis Descatha
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale National Institute for Health and Medical Research, U88 IFR 69, Saint Maurice, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:234-40. 2004
    ..In the present study, the predictive factors for such ulnar nerve entrapment were determined in a 3-year prospective survey of upper-limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders in repetitive work...
  36. pmc Attributable risk of carpal tunnel syndrome according to industry and occupation in a general population
    Yves Roquelaure
    Universite d Angers, laboratoire d ergonomie et d épidémiologie en santé au travail, IFR 132, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Angers, France
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1341-8. 2008
    ..An epidemiologic surveillance network for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) was set up in the general population of a French region to assess the proportion of CTS cases attributable to work in high-risk industries and occupations...
  37. doi request reprint Work increases the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in the general population
    Yves Roquelaure
    laboratoire d ergonomie et d épidémiologie en santé au travail, IFR 132, Universite d Angers, CHU Angers, Angers, France
    Muscle Nerve 37:477-82. 2008
    ..These data show a higher incidence of CTS in the working than the non-working population and suggest that a substantial proportion of CTS cases diagnosed in lower-grade white-collar and blue-collar workers are attributable to work...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dupuytren's disease: personal factors and occupational exposure
    Gérard Lucas
    DRTEFP, Pays de Loire et Bretagne, France
    Am J Ind Med 51:9-15. 2008
    ..The etiology of Dupuytren's disease is unknown, and the role of occupational exposure is still debated. Our objective was to study the association between occupational exposures, personal risk factors and Dupuytren's disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint A contingency plan for healthcare worker protection in the event of a flu pandemic
    Alexis Descatha
    J Occup Environ Med 48:660-1. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Qualitative vs quantitative cardiac marker assay in the prehospital evaluation of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    N Sybille Goddet
    Am J Emerg Med 25:588-9. 2007