References of "1984"
     in
Bookmark and Share    
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailLa fonction endocrinienne et métabolique du poumon
Lamy, Maurice ULg; Faymonville, Marie ULg; Deby, Ginette ULg et al

in La pathologie respiratoire en anesthésie-réanimation (1984)

Detailed reference viewed: 189 (4 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailComplement activation in patients at risk of developing the adult respiratory distress syndrome.
Duchateau, J.; Haas, M.; Schreyen, H. et al

in American Review of Respiratory Disease (1984), 130(6), 1058-64

In this prospective study of 50 patients, 36 of whom developed the adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), early and intense complement activation was demonstrated. These patients were at risk of the ... [more ▼]

In this prospective study of 50 patients, 36 of whom developed the adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), early and intense complement activation was demonstrated. These patients were at risk of the ARDS because of multiple injuries, major abdominal surgery, acute pancreatitis, severe burns, or disseminated intravascular coagulation. Abnormal C3 consumption (as measured by the C3d/C3 ratio) and elevated plasma C5a-like activity (as measured by a leukocyte aggregation assay) were associated with, respectively, 84 and 86% of cases of ARDS. Both tests were more sensitive indicators of complement consumption than were assays of total hemolytic complement activity (CH50) or total C3. The C3d/C3 ratio showed a close, inverse correlation with CH50 in 47 healthy subjects, and was increased in 12 control patients after minor surgery. The C5a-like activity was found only in patients at risk of ARDS; it was highly associated with clinical conditions that predispose to the ARDS, but it cannot be considered as a real predictor of ARDS occurrence in these patients. Sequential samples from both sides of the pulmonary circulation showed initial pulmonary clearance followed by the release of C5a-like activity. No simultaneous changes in C3 levels were found, suggesting the possible presence of modulating factors. These observations suggest that other factors (e.g., hypoxia and metabolic cascades) may influence the development of ARDS. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 14 (1 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailIntermittent madantory ventilation (IMV)
Lamy, Maurice ULg

in Lawin, Peter; Klaus, Peter; Scherer, Ralf (Eds.) Maschinelle beatmung gestern-heute-morgen (1984)

Detailed reference viewed: 5 (0 ULg)
Full Text
See detailThe system of kallikrein-kininogens-kinins (KKK) and the acute-phase reactant proteins (APRP) in human undergoing extracorporeal circulation (ECC)
Faymonville, Marie ULg; Adam, A.; Malengreaux, P. et al

in Arnaud, P.; Bienvenu, J.; Laurent, P. (Eds.) Marker proteins in inflammation (1984)

Detailed reference viewed: 12 (2 ULg)
Peer Reviewed
See detailTricuspid regurgitation induced by ventricular pacing, absent in sequential atrioventricular pacing
Pierard, Luc ULg; EL ALLAF, D; D'Orio, Vincenzo ULg et al

in European Heart Journal (1984), 5

Detailed reference viewed: 21 (0 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailLes leucémies - Chronique interuniversitaire
Fillet, Georges ULg

in Louvain Medical (1984), 103

Owing to the polychemotherapy treatments the proportion of long-term survivors in adult acute leukemia achieving a complete remission id of about 15 to 30%. this percentage attains 50% in childhood ... [more ▼]

Owing to the polychemotherapy treatments the proportion of long-term survivors in adult acute leukemia achieving a complete remission id of about 15 to 30%. this percentage attains 50% in childhood lymphoblastic leukemia. Some long-term survivors may be considered as cured. The chemotherapy of chronic leukemias is disappointing. Because of our limited conventional therapeutic means the allogenic bone marrow transplantation is now indicated in the following instances : the acute myeloid leukemia in first remission, the acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in second remission or in first remission of poor-risk ALL, and the chronic myeloid leukemia during the chronic phase. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 31 (3 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailLes leucémies - Chronique interuniversitaire
Fillet, Georges ULg

in Revue Médicale de Liège (1984), 39

Owing to the polychemotherapy treatments the proportion of long-term survivors in adult acute leukemia achieving a complete remission id of about 15 to 30%. this percentage attains 50% in childhood ... [more ▼]

Owing to the polychemotherapy treatments the proportion of long-term survivors in adult acute leukemia achieving a complete remission id of about 15 to 30%. this percentage attains 50% in childhood lymphoblastic leukemia. Some long-term survivors may be considered as cured. The chemotherapy of chronic leukemias is disappointing. Because of our limited conventional therapeutic means the allogenic bone marrow transplantation is now indicated in the following instances : the acute myeloid leukemia in first remission, the acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in second remission or in first remission of poor-risk ALL, and the chronic myeloid leukemia during the chronic phase. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 48 (2 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailAgranulocytose médicamenteuse
Fillet, Georges ULg

in Médecine et Hygiène (1984), 42

L'agranulocytose médicamenteuse se caractérise par une diminution sévère et sélective des polynucléaires neutrophiles dans le sang circulant. C'est la réaction médicamenteuse conduisant le plus souvent à ... [more ▼]

L'agranulocytose médicamenteuse se caractérise par une diminution sévère et sélective des polynucléaires neutrophiles dans le sang circulant. C'est la réaction médicamenteuse conduisant le plus souvent à une issue fatale. Les drogues les plus souvent incriminées sont le pyramidon ou le dipyrone, les sulfamidés, les antithyroïdiens, les phénothiazines, la phénylbutazone et ses dérivés. La vitesse d'installation de la granulocytopénie varie selon le mode d'action de la drogue. Dans les agranulocytoses d'origine immunologique, une prise unique du médicament chez un sujet déjà sensibilisé peut aboutir à la disparition pratiqueement totale des granulocytes dans le sang circulant en l'espace de 6 à 10 heures. A la différence del'anémie aplastique sévère, l'agranulocytose est en principe réversible en l'espace d'une à trois semaines. Son traitement implique l'arrêt immédiat de la drogue, l'hospitalisation en milieu spécialisé, l'administration rapide d'une association d'antibiotiques bactéricides aux doses maximales, et l'isolement en chambre propre ou stérile. L'indication de transfusions de granulocytes doit être discutée. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 238 (1 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailUne complication rare du zona ophtalmique : l'artérite cérébrale de propagation
André, C.; Bury, J.; Fillet, Georges ULg et al

in Acta Clinica Belgica (1984), 39

We are reporting the case of a 55-year-old man with stage II chronic lymphoid leukemia, complicated by Herpes zoster ophtalmicus with controlateral hemiplegia. This hemiplegia has been interpreted as the ... [more ▼]

We are reporting the case of a 55-year-old man with stage II chronic lymphoid leukemia, complicated by Herpes zoster ophtalmicus with controlateral hemiplegia. This hemiplegia has been interpreted as the consequence of a granulomatous angiitis. Anti-viral drugs should be useful in the treatment of these cases. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 129 (0 ULg)
Peer Reviewed
See detailThe effect of pinealectomy on plasma levels of gonadotrophins and growth hormone in the pigeon (Columba livia).
Rintamaki, H.; Hissa, R.; Balthazart, Jacques ULg et al

in Journal of Pineal Research (1984), 1(4), 381-9

Detailed reference viewed: 8 (0 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailModifications de la mécanique ventilatoire et anomalies du rapport ventilation/perfusion dans la période opératoire et postopératoire.
Lamy, Maurice ULg; Damas, Pierre ULg

in Aspetti di patologia bronco-polmonare in anestesia e rianimazione (1984)

Detailed reference viewed: 35 (9 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailThe effect of social security on saving: the case of Belgium with a particular emphasis on the behaviour of the aged
Pestieau, Pierre ULg; Perelman, Sergio ULg

in Empirical Economics (1984), (9), 15-26

Based on a consumer expenditure function estimated with Belgian time series data, this paper analyses the impact of social security on personal saving. It shows that social security has a depressive ... [more ▼]

Based on a consumer expenditure function estimated with Belgian time series data, this paper analyses the impact of social security on personal saving. It shows that social security has a depressive effect, mainly by affecting the saving behavior of the aged. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 12 (4 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailPartial characterization of testosterone-metabolizing enzymes in the quail brain.
Schumacher, M.; Contenti, E.; Balthazart, Jacques ULg

in Brain Research (1984), 305(1), 51-9

The properties of 5 beta-reductase, 5 alpha-reductase and aromatase, 3 testosterone metabolizing enzymes, were studied in the quail brain by an in vitro incubation technique. The results describe the ... [more ▼]

The properties of 5 beta-reductase, 5 alpha-reductase and aromatase, 3 testosterone metabolizing enzymes, were studied in the quail brain by an in vitro incubation technique. The results describe the changes in time of metabolite production and the effects of temperature, enzyme and cofactor concentrations. The apparent Km and Vmax were evaluated for the 3 enzymes. Aromatase and 5 alpha-reductase have a higher affinity but a lower capacity than 5 beta-reductase. The kinetics of the latter enzyme are complex and suggest the presence of two types of enzymes. These characteristics fit in well with the role probably played by the enzymes in vivo. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 5 (0 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailProstaglandines et physiologie de la reproduction humaine et animale.
Hanzen, Christian ULg

in Journal de Gynécologie, Obstétrique et Biologie de la Reproduction (1984), 13(4), 351-61

This review of 417 publications in the literature covers various aspects of the role of prostaglandins in human and animal reproductive physiology. The author points out that there are a variety of ... [more ▼]

This review of 417 publications in the literature covers various aspects of the role of prostaglandins in human and animal reproductive physiology. The author points out that there are a variety of prostaglandins all belonging to a family of substances that derive from arachadonic acid. They are present in many human and animal tissues, are extremely labile and are involved in reproduction in the ovary in follicular development and release of the follicle, in the tube in migration of the gametes, and in the uterus in implantation and delivery. The author says that the role of prostaglandins is not an exclusive one but they are linked with the hypothalamo-pituitary hormones, as well as with progesterone and oestrogens. It may be possible that PGE helps to initiate follicular development by stimulating the appearance of LH and FSH receptors. PGE is also luteotrophic. Indomethacin which is a prostaglandin inhibitor however does not modify the ability of LH to stimulate luteinization and maturation of the oocyte. The author postulates on the origin and the identification of the luteolytic factor and gives schematic illustration of the arterio-venous blood supply between the uterus and the ovary which is so important for the good function of the prostaglandins. It is possible that PGF type prostaglandins which are vasoconstrictor may reduce the flow of blood around the ovary, perhaps even specifically to luteal tissue. He postulates that PGF2 alpha in its relationship to its receptors is necessary but insufficient to explain the full luteolytic effect. Turning to the semen he shows that the nature and concentration of prostaglandins in semen varies from one species to another. He thinks that there is a triple role for prostaglandins with semen, which is: a participation in the events of ejaculation, an effect on the female genital tract, and an effect on the mobility of spermatozoa. He speaks of the role of prostaglandins on the Fallopian tubes and believes that they do have an effect on determining the movement of the tubes but cannot explain exactly what. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 257 (3 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailTHE PROCESS E+ E- $\to$ Q ANTI-Q GAMMA AND THE ELECTRIC CHARGE OF COLORED QUARKS
Cudell, Jean-René ULg; Halzen, Francis; Herzog, Franz

in Physics Letters B (1984), 140

Detailed reference viewed: 14 (10 ULg)
Peer Reviewed
See detailUn médicinaire du XVe siècle (Warfusée)
Boutier, Marie-Guy ULg

in Dialectes de Wallonie (1984), 12

Detailed reference viewed: 24 (4 ULg)
Peer Reviewed
See detailStabilisation des sols à la chaux. Action de la chaux vive sur la bentonite et sur la kaolinite.
Goffeau, A.; Marcoen, Jean Marie ULg; Polome, J. et al

in Bulletin des Recherches Agronomiques de Gembloux (1984), 19(1-2), 81-110

Detailed reference viewed: 17 (0 ULg)
Full Text
Peer Reviewed
See detailPhotoelectric photometry of the peculiar emission-line star GG Carinae
Gosset, Eric ULg; Surdej, Jean ULg; Swings, J.-P.

in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Supplement Series (1984), 55

The first extensive sets of photoelectric observations of the peculiar emission-line star GG Carinae were obtained from 1977 to 1981, in both the standard UBV and Strömgren systems. A Fourier analysis of ... [more ▼]

The first extensive sets of photoelectric observations of the peculiar emission-line star GG Carinae were obtained from 1977 to 1981, in both the standard UBV and Strömgren systems. A Fourier analysis of 767 independent measurements leads to the determination of a period P = 31[SUP]d[/SUP].020 for the light variations. Different physical arguments based on the analysis of the present photoelectric - as well as previous photographic - data clearly indicate, however, that the true period is P = 62[SUP]d[/SUP].039. The resulting composite lightcurve displays two distinct maxima and minima with a total light amplitude Deltam â ¡ 0.5 mag. Additional interesting features are noticed in the mean lightcurve. Although it is not possible to classify GG Carinae among any known type of variable stars, the light variations of this object are similar to those observed for beta Lyrae-type systems. [less ▲]

Detailed reference viewed: 40 (7 ULg)
Full Text
See detailSerum trace elements in hemoproliferative diseases
Beguin, Yves ULg; Delbrouck, J.-M.; Roelandts, I. et al

in Bratter, P.; Schramel, P. (Eds.) Trace element analytical chemistry in medicine and biology, Vol. 3 (1984)

Detailed reference viewed: 14 (0 ULg)
Peer Reviewed
See detailCompte-rendu de l'ouvrage de Rolande Cuvillier: Vers la réduction du temps de travail?
Robert, Jocelyne ULg

in Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics = Annales de l'Economie Publique, Sociale et Coopérative (1984), 4

Detailed reference viewed: 10 (1 ULg)