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See detailMicroarrays destinés au diagnostic in-vitro des allergies
Gadisseur, Romy ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg

Conference (2009, March 02)

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See detailDétection et estimation du niveau de la maladie rénale chronique
Delanaye, Pierre ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Mariat, Christophe et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2009), 64(2), 73-78

L’insuffisance rénale voit son incidence augmenter. Un diagnostic précoce et précis est requis. Le diagnostic de l’insuffisance rénale repose sur la mesure du débit de filtration glomérulaire. Les ... [more ▼]

L’insuffisance rénale voit son incidence augmenter. Un diagnostic précoce et précis est requis. Le diagnostic de l’insuffisance rénale repose sur la mesure du débit de filtration glomérulaire. Les formules basées sur la créatinine pour déterminer ce débit ont, par rapport à la créatinine sérique seule, apporté un plus mais, dans certaines situations, elles fournissent des résultats erronés. Le recours à la mesure de la clairance de créatinine sur une récolte d’urines de 24 heures peut être, dans ces situations où les caractéristiques anthropométriques sont hors normes, utile, mais avec toujours la difficulté d’une récolte minutée correcte. Si une mesure précise du débit de filtration glomérulaire est absolument nécessaire, une méthode de référence doit être choisie telle celle au chrome EDTA ou à l’iohexol. Enfin, tout bilan néphrologique doit, outre le dosage de créatinine, comprendre au moins une analyse d’urine à la tigette. Toute positivité pour la protéinurie lors de ce test mérite de réaliser un dosage quantitatif de la protéinurie soit sur 24 heures, soit plus aisément sur un échantillon [less ▲]

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See detailMicroarrays for allergy
Gadisseur, Romy ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg

Conference (2009, January 30)

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See detailLa vitamine D : effets « classiques », « non classiques » et évaluation du statut du patient
Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Souberbielle, Jean-Claude

in Médecine Nucléaire : Imagerie Fonctionnelle et Métabolique (2009), 33

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See detailAllergie au venin d'hyménoptère et tests de laboratoires : de nouvelles approches pour la prise en charge des patients à haut risque de réaction sévère
Gadisseur, Romy ULg; Cataldo, Didier ULg; Collard, Laurence ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2009), 64(11), 570-5

The consequences of Hymenoptera venom anaphylaxis are very severe but it is not obvious to predict which reactions will occur in one single patient when he is stung for the second time. For a couple of ... [more ▼]

The consequences of Hymenoptera venom anaphylaxis are very severe but it is not obvious to predict which reactions will occur in one single patient when he is stung for the second time. For a couple of years, many new laboratory tests have been experimented and many studies published. CAST, BAT, WB, tryptase, sIgE and sIgG4 are the new valuable additional diagnostic tools that can help the decision to perform an immunotherapy or to discontinue this therapy after 3 years. The aim of our study was to determine which could be the profile of a desensitized patient and to screen for good candidates for venom immunotherapy. [less ▲]

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See detailIndexing Glomerular Filtration Rate for Body Surface Area: Myth and Reality
DELANAYE, Pierre ULg; Mariat, Christophe; CAVALIER, Etienne ULg et al

in Krüger, E.; Hahn, K. (Eds.) Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (2009)

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See detailEstimation of GFR by different creatinine- and cystatin-C-based equations in anorexia nervosa.
Delanaye, Pierre ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Radermecker, Régis ULg et al

in Clinical Nephrology (2009), 71(5), 482-91

Background: Patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) are at high risk of renal failure. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is overestimated when estimated by the creatinine-based equations. We have studied the ... [more ▼]

Background: Patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) are at high risk of renal failure. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is overestimated when estimated by the creatinine-based equations. We have studied the accuracy and precision of cystatin C-based equations. Method: 27 AN patients were included. GFR was measured with the chromium-51-ethylenediaminetetraacetate (51Cr-EDTA) method. We have compared the accuracy and precision of creatinine-based equations (MDRD and Cockcroft) with those of different new cystatin C-based equations. Results: The creatinine-based equations overestimate measured GFR, especially the MDRD study equation. All the cystatin C-based equations also overestimate measured GFR. The Cockcroft and Gault formula and the cystatin C-based equation published by Rule have the best accuracy and precision, but these last performances remain unsatisfactory. Conclusion: Both creatinine and cystatin C-based equations strongly overestimate measured in patients with AN. [less ▲]

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See detailAn unusual interference in parathormone assay caused by anti-goat IgG: a case report.
Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Delanaye, Pierre ULg; Carlisi, Ignazia ULg et al

in Clinical Chemistry & Laboratory Medicine (2009), 47(1), 118

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See detailIntérêt des anticorps monoclonaux dans le laboratoire d'analyses biomédicales
Mistretta, Virginie ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Collette, Julien ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2009), 64(5-6), 257-263

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See detailProduction des anticorps monoclonaux
Mistretta, Virginie ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Collette, Julien ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2009), 64(5-6), 248-252

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See detailDiscrepancies between creatinine-based and cystatin C-based equations in estimating prevalence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease in an elderly population.
Delanaye, Pierre ULg; Cavalier, Etienne ULg; Saint-Remy, Annie ULg et al

in Scandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation (2009), 69(3), 344-9

Background . The prevalence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing, calculated using the modification of diet in renal disease (MDRD) study equation for estimating glomerular filtration ... [more ▼]

Background . The prevalence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing, calculated using the modification of diet in renal disease (MDRD) study equation for estimating glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Cystatin C-based equations are also being used to estimate GFR. Using creatinine-based and cystatin C-based equations, the aim of our study was to measure the difference in prevalence of stage 3 CKD in a population. Methods . CKD screening is organized in the Province of Liege, Belgium. On a voluntary basis, people aged between 45 and 75 years are invited for screening. GFR is estimated using the MDRD study equation and by the three recent cystatin C-based equations proposed by Levey's group. The Levey 1 equation is based on cystatin C only and the Levey 2 equation on cystatin C corrected for age and sex. The Levey 3 equation combines cystatin C, creatinine, age and sex. Results . The population screened comprised 754 people. Cystatin C is highly correlated with creatinine (r = 0.6196, p<0.0001). Prevalence of stage 3 CKD when GFR is estimated by the MDRD equation study is 17.2 %, which is significantly and much higher than the prevalence obtained when cystatin C-based equations are used. Indeed, prevalence is 2 %, 3.3 % and 5.8 % with the Levey 1, 2 and 3 equations, respectively. Conclusions . The prevalence of stage 3 CKD varies strongly following the method used for estimating GFR, creatinine-based or cystatin C-based equations. Such discrepancies must be confirmed and explained in additional studies using GFR measured with a reference method. [less ▲]

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See detailErrors induced by indexing glomerular filtration rate for body surface area: reductio ad absurdum.
Delanaye, Pierre ULg; Mariat, Christophe; Cavalier, Etienne ULg et al

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (2009), 24(12), 3593-6

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See detailIndexation du debit de filtration glomerulaire par la surface corporelle : mythe et realite
Delanaye, Pierre ULg; Mariat, Christophe; Cavalier, Etienne ULg et al

in Néphrologie & Thérapeutique (2009), 5(7), 614-22

Indexing glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for body surface area (BSA) is often realized without arising any questions. However, physiological basis for such an indexation are very poor. Indeed, indexing ... [more ▼]

Indexing glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for body surface area (BSA) is often realized without arising any questions. However, physiological basis for such an indexation are very poor. Indeed, indexing GFR for BSA to avoid variation due to differences in body size necessarily implies that GFR is a linear function of BSA and that the intercept of this linear function is zero. Moreover, when GFR is indexed for BSA, the relation indexed GFR-BSA must completely disappear. These physiological prerequisites are not found for BSA indexation. We will review the history of this indexation and will underline errors and defaults. Different equations to estimate BSA exist and will be discussed. The choice of "1.73m(2)" will be also criticized. Moreover, indexing GFR for BSA has little impact on GFR results in "normal" body size population. Nevertheless, this indexation will have strong consequences in very lean (such as anorexia) and in obese patients. We will discuss possible alternatives proposed to substitute for BSA indexation. [less ▲]

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