F P Sarasin

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Alternative to hospitalization for patients diagnosed with acute congestive heart failure]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence Département de médecine interne HUG, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2327-8, 2331. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Stepwise evaluation of syncope: a prospective population-based controlled study
    Francois P Sarasin
    Emergency Center, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 127:103-11. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [Should B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) be used in daily practice?]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence du Département de médecine interne HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2726, 2728-30. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [Non invasive ventilation in emergency settings]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1902-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Acute dyspnea: what is the diagnostic role of B-type natriuretic peptide?]
    F P Sarasin
    I Unité d accueil et d urgence du Département de médecine interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1888-91. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of 24-h Holter monitoring in patients with unexplained syncope and a high likelihood of arrhythmias
    Francois P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 101:203-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A risk score to predict arrhythmias in patients with unexplained syncope
    Francois P Sarasin
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1312-7. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of orthostatic hypotension among patients presenting with syncope in the ED
    Francois P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics 1 and 2, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Emerg Med 20:497-501. 2002
  9. pmc Role of echocardiography in the evaluation of syncope: a prospective study
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Heart 88:363-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Out of hospital antithrombotic prophylaxis after total hip replacement: low-molecular-weight heparin, warfarin, aspirin or nothing? A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Francois P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics 1 and 2, and Department of Internal Medicine, Hĵpital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 87:586-92. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint [Alternative to hospitalization for patients diagnosed with acute congestive heart failure]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence Département de médecine interne HUG, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2327-8, 2331. 2006
    ..This strategy may reduce the overall incidence of hospitalization and subsequent readmissions as well as save costs. Outcome studies are needed before a widespread implementation of such strategies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stepwise evaluation of syncope: a prospective population-based controlled study
    Francois P Sarasin
    Emergency Center, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 127:103-11. 2008
    ..Evaluation of syncope remains often unstructured. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of a standardized protocol designed to improve the diagnosis of syncope...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Should B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) be used in daily practice?]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence du Département de médecine interne HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2726, 2728-30. 2005
    ..However, before its widespread use, its efficacy on clinical outcome measures such as reduction of time to treatment or in-hospital length of stay should be more clearly demonstrated through pragmatic studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Non invasive ventilation in emergency settings]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1902-4. 2005
    ..Use of NIV in the emergency setting should take into account validated indications and local expertise of the nursing staff to minimize the risk of complications...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Acute dyspnea: what is the diagnostic role of B-type natriuretic peptide?]
    F P Sarasin
    I Unité d accueil et d urgence du Département de médecine interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1888-91. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of 24-h Holter monitoring in patients with unexplained syncope and a high likelihood of arrhythmias
    Francois P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 101:203-7. 2005
    ..To analyze the diagnostic yield of 24-h electrocardiographic monitoring (Holter) as a function of cardiac disease and electrocardiography (ECG) status in patients with unexplained syncope...
  7. ncbi request reprint A risk score to predict arrhythmias in patients with unexplained syncope
    Francois P Sarasin
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1312-7. 2003
    ..To develop and validate a risk score predicting arrhythmias for patients with syncope remaining unexplained after emergency department (ED) noninvasive evaluation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of orthostatic hypotension among patients presenting with syncope in the ED
    Francois P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics 1 and 2, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Emerg Med 20:497-501. 2002
    ..Drug-related hypotension was the most frequent cause for this disorder...
  9. pmc Role of echocardiography in the evaluation of syncope: a prospective study
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Heart 88:363-7. 2002
    ..To study the role of echocardiography in the stepwise evaluation of syncope...
  10. ncbi request reprint Out of hospital antithrombotic prophylaxis after total hip replacement: low-molecular-weight heparin, warfarin, aspirin or nothing? A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Francois P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics 1 and 2, and Department of Internal Medicine, Hĵpital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 87:586-92. 2002
    ..Extending prophylaxis up to 6 weeks is more risky in patients at high bleeding risk, and generates additional costs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for early hepatocellular carcinoma: A life-expectancy and cost-effectiveness perspective
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hepatology 33:1073-9. 2001
    ..The gain in life expectancy and the cost-effectiveness of LDLT were more dependent on the drop-out rate and the outcome after transplantation than on donor's mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis and its application in clinical medicine
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 94:172-9. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of new antiplatelet regimens used as secondary prevention of stroke or transient ischemic attack
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 160:2773-8. 2000
    ..However, their cost-effectiveness ratios relative to aspirin alone have not been estimated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis and the implementation of evidence-based medicine
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    QJM 92:669-71. 1999
    ..Such formal approach may reconcile evidence-based medicine with 'real life' and patient's preference. It should therefore be considered complementary to evidence-based medicine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of patients with syncope: a population-based study
    F P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics 1 and 2 and Department of Internal Medicine, , University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Med 111:177-84. 2001
    ..Electrocardiogram-based risk stratification was useful in guiding the use of specialized cardiovascular tests...
  16. pmc Decision analysis model of prolonged oral anticoagulant treatment in factor V Leiden carriers with first episode of deep vein thrombosis
    F P Sarasin
    Medical Clinics, Hospital Cantonal, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland
    BMJ 316:95-9. 1998
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Primary liver resection and salvage transplantation or primary liver transplantation in patients with single, small hepatocellular carcinoma and preserved liver function: an outcome-oriented decision analysis
    P E Majno
    Transplantation Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hepatology 31:899-906. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of the acute cardiac ischemia time-insensitive predictive instrument (ACI-TIPI) on the speed of triage decision making for emergency department patients presenting with chest pain: a controlled clinical trial
    F P Sarasin
    Division of Internal Medicine, Hospital Cantonal Universitaire, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 9:187-94. 1994
    ..The suggestion of an impact on different cardiac ischemia subgroups and mortality deserves further larger clinical trials...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Anaphylaxis: initial management]
    V Morel
    Service d immuno allergologie, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1896, 1898-901. 2005
    ..It is recommended that individuals who have experienced anaphylaxis should receive consultation from an allergist regarding diagnosis, prevention and treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Distinction between planned and unplanned readmissions following discharge from a Department of Internal Medicine
    M P Kossovsky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Methods Inf Med 38:140-3. 1999
    ..40). We conclude that encoded reports alone are not sufficient to distinguish planned from unplanned readmissions and that the automation of detailed clinical databases seems promising...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is measurement of D-dimer useful in the diagnosis of cerebral venous thrombosis?
    P H Lalive
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 61:1057-60. 2003
    ..Furthermore, early treatment may be effective. As D-dimer (DD) measurement is a sensitive test for the exclusion of venous thromboembolism, the authors studied whether this test could be useful in the diagnosis of CVT...