1,033 results match your criteria Bulletin de la Societe des sciences medicales du Grand-Duche de Luxembourg[Journal]


Recommendations for the neuropsychological assessment supporting the diagnosis of dementia in the Luxembourgish context (NP-DiaDem).

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016(2):51-66

The diagnosis of neurocognitive disorders such as mild cognitive impairments and dementia is a challenging endeavour. On behalf of the neuropsychologists of the Luxembourgish Society of Psychology (SLP), the authors develop a common framework for the neuropsychological diagnosis of dementia in the Luxembourgish context (NP-DiaDem) and promote the role of the neuropsychologist in this process. The paper's aim is threefold: (I) highlighting the role of the neuropsychological evaluation to support the medical diagnosis of neurodegenerative cognitive disorders; (II) providing recommendations for the neuropsychological assessment, based on recently published international guidelines; and (III) providing a new diagnostic process, facilitating the differentiation between mild and more severe states of cognitive decline. Read More

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Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016(2):43-50

Purpose Of The Study: To evaluate the efficacy of fractionated stereotactic reirradiation with CyberKnife (CK) performed in 6 patients with high grade gliomas treated in Luxembourg with local recurrence (LR).

Patients And Methods: Between 04.2014 and 06. Read More

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Promotion of physical activity in patients with non-communicable diseases in Luxembourg: a follow-up of the Sport-Sante inventory from 2014.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016(2):27-41

Regular practice of physical activity (PA) has many health benefits in both healthy individuals and in people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In order to disseminate this evidence and to strengthen the promotion of PA in people with NCDs, the Sport-Santé project was created in Luxembourg and officially launched in April 2015. In 2014, a stocktaking of the different organizations offering PA for people with NCDs was realized in order to develop the Sport-Santé project. Read More

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Retrospective analysis of cardiac events during cardiac rehabilitation at Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg during 2014 and 2015.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016(2):13-25

Background: The benefits of cardiac rehabilitation are well accepted. However, there still remains a debate concerning the risk of cardiac events, especially arrhythmias, during exercise training. The goal of the study was to retrospectively analyze events, including arrhythmias, in the cardiac rehabilitation unit of the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg during 2014-2015 and to identify if there was a link between patients stratified as high-risk patients and events. Read More

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Case Report: Primary Spinal Lymphoma.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:91-5

This is the report on the case of a 74 year old male patient who was admitted to hospital emergency because of a distended bladder, which was detected on an MRI. This MRI was performed because of an acute paralysis of the patient’s left leg. After various examinations we could conclude that the patient’s neurological symptoms were not due to metastases of a solid tumour as we expected, but to a primary spinal diffuse B-cell lymphoma. Read More

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[In process].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:77-89

Benzodiazepine hypnotics bear a higher risk of high dose dependence than benzodiazepine anxiolytics, according to a recent study in Luxemburg. This article summarizes the main indications of these molecules and the current treatment recommendations. It provides an overview of public health actions of the past and the future to reduce their excessive consumption. Read More

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A Retrospective Study looking at Admissions Characteristics of Patients admitted to an Oncology Ward in Luxembourg.

Authors:
M Sharaf S Rauh

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:69-76

Our study set out to monitor all admissions admitted to an oncology ward over a period of 60 days between 20/10/14 and 18/12/14. We wanted to analyse the reasons for admission, in order to identify treatment related complications and other preventable causes for inpatient admission. Read More

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Spine surgery under general anaesthesia complicated by Wernicke’s encephalopathy in previously asymptomatic patient.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:61-7

Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) is a very rare complication of surgical intervention, especially among patients with no liver dysfunction and no history of alcohol abuse. In a surgical setting, Wernicke’s syndrome was mostly associated with abdominal surgery (bariatric, e.g. Read More

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[Jewish Doctors in Luxembourg: A misunderstood minority].

Authors:
H Kugener

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:39-59

After an outline on the hypocrisy of the Catholic Church towards jewish doctors, the author list some arguments to explain why Jewish doctors were that sought after. He then concentrates on the situation in Luxembourg - on indigenous doctors and migrants, finishing with a parallel between asylum seekers from yesterday and today. Read More

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[In process]

Authors:
C Pinto J C Leners

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:27-38

Over a short period of one month we undertook a systematic review of all medications of our residents in the nursing home. Prior to this we examined the patients with great care and where necessary, laboratory tests or other further investigations took place. By the end of this procedure, we analysed the medications prescribed and on the recommendations of the program Stopp and Start, several adaptations were done. Read More

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Treating the emotional and motivational inhibition of highly gifted underachievers with music psychotherapy: Meta-analysis of an evaluation study based on a sequential design.

Authors:
L Schiltz

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2016;1:7-26

The psychological and neuropsychological characteristics of gifted children and adolescents are analysed, as well as the emotional and behavioural risks linked to this condition. A prospective follow-up study of N=93 highly gifted students suffering from school failure at the beginning of adolescence was implemented. They were treated with an integrated form of music psychotherapy and verbal psychotherapy in 5 separate groups. Read More

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March 2018
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The prediction of epidemics through mathematical modeling.

Authors:
Catherine Schaus

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):93-104

Mathematical models may be resorted to in an endeavor to predict the development of epidemics. The SIR model is one of the applications. Still too approximate, the use of statistics awaits more data in order to come closer to reality. Read More

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February 2015

Rorschach missing responses--is this more than nothing?

Authors:
M G King

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):83-92

Sunshine City Medical Centre, Victoria, Australia.

The Rorschach has been demonstrated as a suitable tool for investigating otherwise hidden psychological aspects of sex offenders: sex-related responses are more common. The present paper looks at the established tendency of some clients to minimise their overall Rorschach responding, the linking of this response restraint to particular Rorschach profiles, and the sparse but consistent literature which casts doubt on the proposition that Examiner enthusiasm will cause the minimising client to provide more responses which divulge additional information. In the case of sex offenders, with so much to hide, it is proposed that there may be extensive filtering of responses even among those giving more than "normal" sex-related responses. Read More

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February 2015
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Hemifacial spasm caused by the cross-compression of the vertebral artery loop--a case-centered report of a stitched sling retraction technique.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):73-82

Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Regional Center, Zgierz, Poland.

Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is one of the neurovascular compression syndromes caused by the compression of the facial nerve outgoing from the brainstem by an artery, a vein or both. The treatment of choice of this disorder is a microvascular decompression (MVD). As initially described, MVD is a technique based on the application of the small prostheses that are placed between a cranial nerve and an imposing vessel. Read More

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February 2015

[Promotion of physical activity for secondary prevention in patients with chronic diseases: the situation in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):57-72

Centre de Recherche Public-Santé, Luxembourg.

The regular practice of physical activities has health benefits in healthy subjects (primary prevention) and in patients with non-communicable diseases (secondary prevention). This study aimed to perform a stocktaking of the physical activities programs for patients or individuals at risk in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. The organizations offering therapeutic physical activities (TPA) have been investigated. Read More

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February 2015

Moderate to severe injuries in football: a one-year prospective study of twenty-four female and male amateur teams.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):43-55

Centre de Recherche Public-Santé, Luxembourg.

This study aimed to realize a prospective follow-up of the injuries occurring in female and male football players involved in the highest league in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Data concerning anthropometric characteristics and football activities were gathered in 125 female and 243 male football players via questionnaires at the beginning of the study. Then, a follow-up of moderate to severe injuries (> 15 days of interruption in football practice) was performed throughout the season 2013-2014. Read More

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February 2015
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[Félicien M. Steichen. M.D., F.A.C.S. (1926-2011). Portrait of a surgeon].

Authors:
Raymond Schaus

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):31-42

Zithaklinik, Luxembourg.

The personality and the achievements of Professor Dr. Félicien M. Steichen, who was born in Luxembourg (10. Read More

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February 2015
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Posterior fossa mass in immunosuppressed patient.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):25-30

Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg.

Background: Toxoplasmosis is the most frequent opportunistic infection of the central nervous system among individuals with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Radiographic modalities include brain CT, MRI and PET scan. The differential diagnosis are usually: primary CNS lymphoma, cerebral metastasis, Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, cytomegalovirus. Read More

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February 2015
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Ergometric performance and cardiovascular profile of obesity clinic patients.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (3):7-24

Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg.

Background: Aerobic exercise capacity is considered as an independent prognostic factor for cardiovascular disease and mortality. It is usually expressed in maximal oxygen consumption (VO2(max)) or metabolic equivalent (MET) and is measured by spiroergometry or calculated by a regression formula based on maximal performance achieved. Obesity is associated with reduced physical performance and increased cardiovascular mortality. Read More

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February 2015
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[Introduction of noninvasive prenatal testing for fetal trisomies: preliminary results and consequences on invasive samplings].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2015 (1):65-72

Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) has marked a revolution in aneuploidy screening because it allows a simple maternal blood test to detect trisomy 21, 18 and 13 in a foetus with a very high level of accuracy. After one year of NIPT utilisation with 683 samples, we analyzed retrospectively the performance of the test for 2014 : 3 positive samples (2 trisomies 21 and 1 trisomy 18) were correctly detected (100% sensitivity) and no foetal aneuploidy was missed for the pregnancies having already resulted in delivery by decembre 2014 (280 true negatif, 100% specificity). However, the additionnally available analysis of the sex chromosomes resulted in 2 erronous results: 1 uncorrect sex determination (1 male resulting in a female phenotype at birth) and 1 result suggesting a Turner syndrome was not confirmed by amniocentesis. Read More

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Predisposing factors for neuropathic ulcerations in patients with diabetes.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2015 (1):51-64

Objective: To assess the risk factors the precipitates ulcerations.

Material And Methods: In this study a group of 100 patients were selected from November 2007 till October 2008 who were coming for treatment at the Diabetes center of Cluj Napoca, Romania for treatment. 50 cases were patients with ulcerations and 50 without any ulceration. Read More

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[The flexibility of family medicine].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2015 (1):39-50

We are a European academic group of family doctors and we propose a definition of flexibility in family medicine. A review of the literature shows that flexibility and complexity are emerging concepts in the field of family practice. The outcomes of a workshop at the WONCA-Europe congress in 2014 are discussed. Read More

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[Sports in Luxembourg. The role of heart healthy sports].

Authors:
C Delagardelle

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2015 (1):23-38

30 years of organized ambulatory heart sport in Luxembourg Promoter of health sports. For more than 30 years both mortality and morbidity due to coronary artery disease (CAD) are significantly decreasing (> 70%) in the western world. This achievement is due to multiple interventions in the direct treatment of CAD and, especially, in fighting its risk factors: smoking, high blood pressure, hypercholesterolemia and physical inactivity. Read More

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[Polypharmacy among elderly patients in Luxemburg].

Authors:
A M Feltz

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2015 (1):7-22

Background: Since years it was suspected that a large number and possibly inappropriate medicines were prescribed to patients > 65y.

Objective: The objective of this study was the inventory of polypharmacy and the inappropriate drugs prescribed to patients of 65 years and older during the year 2008 in Luxembourg.

Design: For this study anonymized data were used from the data base of the medical control administration of the social security CMSS ("administration du contrôle médical de la sécurité sociale"). Read More

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[How to cure cancer 1864-2014: 150th anniversary of the Bulletin of the Society of the Medical Sciences].

Authors:
Dicato M

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 :79-86

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January 2015
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[Geriatrics from the 19th to the 21st century. 150 years of geriatric medicine: from increasing life expectancy to improving quality of life for the very old].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 :69-78

With the world further aging, geriatric medicine clearly became a necessity: in the 21th century many more people reach older ages by means of continued medical success in expanding lifespan. 150 years ago life expectancy was between 30 to 40 years, but today close to 800 million people are 60 yeas old or more. During the last century aging has been associated with decline and decay, but gradually more people lived ably and healthily in older ages. Read More

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January 2015
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[Training and examination of Luxembourg's veterinarians from 1797 to 1969, a special case].

Authors:
Theves G

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 :55-68

Content: The training and examination of Luxembourg's veterinarians are dictated during the first forty years of the 19th Century by the French and after by the Dutch. The legislation about the examinations of the Luxembourg's State is in effect from 1841 to 1969. In 1969, the legislation of granting degrees is replaced by the confirmation of foreign titles and degrees of higher education. Read More

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January 2015

[150 years of dentistry (a non-exhaustive history of the art of dentistry)].

Authors:
L Meyers

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 :45-53

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January 2015
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[Historic Development of Clinical Biology Laboratories in Luxembourg].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 :21-44

After a short overview on the development of diagnostic tools in clinical biology at an international level from Antiquity towards today, a history of the clinical biology including public and private institutions in Luxembourg will be outlined. Read More

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January 2015

[Editorial].

Authors:
Guy Berchem

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 :7-8

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January 2015
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Case report: exertional heat stroke after moderate effort as a neurological emergency.

Authors:
F M Huber H Neuray

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (1):67-70

Exertional heat stroke can occur even after moderate efforts in persons predisposed to the condition. Consequences can be far-reaching, potentially leading to multi-organ failure and possibly death. We discuss the case of a 23-year old army recruit presenting with altered consciousness and hyperthermia after a training march. Read More

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July 2014
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NOAC and intracerebral bleeding--presentation of four cases and review of the literature.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (1):57-66

AF might be a life threatening disease. Patients have been under oral antithrombotic treatment in order to avoid thrombotic events. Although this treatment proved to be effective in the last decades there was always the inconvenience of a regular blood control. Read More

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July 2014
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[Percutaneous aortic valve replacement using the Direct Flow Medical system: results of the Luxembourg registry].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (1):45-56

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement (TAVI) is one of the most innovative procedure in interventional cardiology. The Direct Flow Medical transcatheter aortic valve (DFM) is a new nonmetallic valve which allows perfect repositioning and valve retrieval prior to the final deployment. This study is a prospective non-randomized evaluation of the DFM system in the Luxembourg registry. Read More

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July 2014
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[Incidence of colorectal carcinoma and patient survival in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (1):27-44

As in many other Western countries, colorectal cancer is one of the most common malignant tumours in Luxembourg. It is thus an important target for prevention measures. In light of the discussions on the introduction of organized screening programmes in Luxembourg a description of the current cancer incidence and relative survival rates, as well as a comparison with neighbouring countries are important. Read More

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[Radioinduced brain cyst: case report].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (1):15-25

We present a case of intraparenchymal radioinduced cyst of the brain observed in our department. It is a rare and relatively benign pathology which is usually treated conservatively or by surgery. We emphasize long-term imaging follow up in patients treated by radiosurgery, which can lead to the demonstration of multiple adverse events such as tumefactive cyst formation. Read More

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July 2014
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Iliopubic subcutaneous plate osteosynthesis for osteoporotic fractures of the anterior pelvic ring. An alternative to the supra-acetabular external fixator.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2014 (1):7-14

The majority of fractures of the anterior pelvic ring is treated non-operatively. However, a number of patients do not get pain free and cannot be mobilized. Since the supra-acetabular external fixator is associated with significant complications we developed an alternative technique based on recent anatomical studies. Read More

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Multidisciplinary management of a gastric metastasis of uveal melanoma presenting 12 years after enucleation.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (2):63-8

UMADE: Unité de Maladies de l'Appareil Digestif et Endocrine, Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg.

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[The reduction of stroke risk, risk of myocardial infarction and death by healthy diet and physical activity].

Authors:
D W Droste M Keipes

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (2):51-62

Institute for Health Promotion, ZithaGesondheetsZentrum (ZGZ),36 rue Zithe, L-2763 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

There is no doubt that a healthy diet and regular physical activity improve risk factors for cerebro-cardio-vascular disease and death. However, there is less evidence from prospective randomised controlled trials that they also reduce the actual risk of stroke, myocardial infarction and death. The only evidence from randomised controlled trials is, that a mediterranean diet with nuts and/or native olive oil considerably reduces stroke risk by 47% respectively 31%, however not the risk of myocardial infarction and death. Read More

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Music and elderly.

Authors:
J C Leners

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (2):33-50

Since more than 3 decades now, music with seniors (or younger persons), either as an educational or recreational activity, but also as a therapeutically approach has progressed. Even nowadays, in the medical field, more and more studies prove its efficiency as complementary therapy with no known side-effects. The areas where music therapy has a positive outcome, reach from pulmonary disorders to a lot of neurological chronic diseases, including aphasia, dementia or Parkinson. Read More

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March 2014
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Management of acute diverticulitis in a tertiary care institution.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (2):25-32

Department of General and Mini-Invasive Surgery, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, 4, rue Ernest Barblé,1210-Luxembourg, GD.

Background: Diverticular disease of the left colon is a common disease, mainly in the population over 50 years of age. The surgical management of acute diverticulitis is remains controversial, especially in severe forms.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the results of laparoscopic surgery for diverticular disease in a tertiary care institution with a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery. Read More

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[Defence mechanisms and coping strategies in men and women: a comparative and structural study based on the artistic production of people suffering from a break-up of their life project].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (2):7-24

Laboratoire, LSF, Université du Luxembourg.

A comparative study of men and women suffering from a break-up of their life project allowed us examining the typically female and male manners to cope with trauma, anxiety, guilt, depression and internal destructivity. In a first stage, an exploratory study was focussed on 206 subjects, belonging to several clinical subgroups: people living in great precarity and long-term unemployed people, asylum seekers and refugees, drug addicts, prisoners and people coming out of prison. Secondly, arts therapeutic sessions were proposed with the aim of helping the participants finding an outlet to their situation. Read More

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[Using arts therapies in psycho-oncology: evaluation of an exploratory study implemented in an out-patient setting].

Authors:
L Schiltz A Zimoch

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (1):48-71

Laboratoire de Psychologie clinique (PCSA), Centre Hospitalier Kirchberg, Luxembourg.

According to the state-of-the-art in health psychology and psycho-oncology, a cancerous disease, as well as the accompanying medical treatments, is a source ofintense emotional stress. As feelings of insecurity and anxiety are likely to induce negative effects on immune defences, those effects may overlap with the cancerous disease and complicate its evolution. As arts therapies tend to favour the imaginary and symbolic elaboration of the tensions of daily life, as well as the re appropriation of one's body and personal history, different artistic mediations may occupy an important function in the psychological follow-up of the patient. Read More

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[Giant melanoma of the scalp: Case report].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (1):40-6

Service de chirurgie plastique reconstructrice et esthétique, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, 4 rue Barblé, 1210 Luxembourg.

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. Read More

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Lifestyle counseling in patients with carotid arteriosclerosis from Luxemburg should focus more on the reduction of sugar, sodium and saturated fat consumption.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (1):28-38

Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL), 4 rue Barblé, L-1210 Luxembourg, Luxemburg.

Background: Healthy diet and physical activity improve risk factors for cerebrovascular disease. It is unclear whether patients with carotid artery disease from Luxemburg meet common guideline criteria and whether systematic counseling has a sustained effect.

Methods: We assessed anthropometric data, eating habits and physical activity habits in 53 patients with carotid atherosclerosis at baseline, after 4 and 20 weeks, and advised them five times for 30 min to follow a modified Mediterranean diet and to perform moderate physical exercise at least during 30 min/day. Read More

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[A few reflections and definitions on the subject of embryonic research].

Authors:
J Arendt

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (1):20-6

Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Service de Procréation Médicalement Assistée.

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. Read More

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[Prostate cancer in Luxembourg from 1982 to 2006. Incidence and mortality. Survival of a hospital cohort].

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2013 (1):6-19

Service d'Urologie, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg.

Prostate cancer incidence has tripled in Luxembourg as in many other western countries. From 1982 to 2006, new cases increased from 80 to 309 per year, while the incidence (world stand.pop. Read More

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Investigation of an excess of Salmonella enteritidis phage type 14b and MLVA type 4-7-3-13-10-2-2 in Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany during 2010.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2012 (2):49-62

Surveillance & epidemiology of infectious diseases, National Health Laboratory, L-1911 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

We investigated an increase of human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis occurring from August until November 2010 in Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany involving an estimated three hundred laboratory confirmed cases. Molecular typing indicated that the increase in Luxembourg and Belgium was due a particular strain having phage type 14b, MLVA pattern 4-7-3-13-10-2-2 and fully susceptible to the Enternet panel of antibiotics. MLVA and phage typing were found to have similar discriminatory power on a collection of 40 Belgian and Luxembourg strains isolated during 2010. Read More

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February 2013

Transpatellar access for intramedullary stabilisation of the tibia.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2012 (2):37-48

Traumatologie de Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg 4, rue Barblé, L-1410 Luxembourg.

Postoperative deformities of the knee and sequaelae after intraarticular surgery can interfere with a standard parapetallar approach for intramedullary stabilisation of the tibia. Even the suprapatellar approach can be rendered impossible. For these rare indications we describe the patella osteotomy and transpatellar approach. Read More

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February 2013

Risk factors and disease prevalence in 3331 personal check-ups performed in preventive medicine between 2006 and 2011. cross-sectional and follow-up study.

Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb 2012 (2):25-35

ZithaKlinik, 36 rue Zithe L-2763: Luxembourg.

Introduction: The present data results from a retrospective analysis of 3331 check-ups made in the preventive medicine department of the "ZithaKlinik", named "ZithaGesondheetsZentrum". These check-ups are done for the employee's of several firm's and institutions. According to gender and age, several tests and examinations are performed and the results are given to the person's general practitioner or another doctor of his choice. Read More

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February 2013