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See detailColl2-1, Coll2-1 NO2 and myeloperoxidase serum levels in erosive and non-erosive osteoarthritis of the hands
Ramonda, R; DEBERG, Michelle ULg; Campana, C et al

in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (2008), 16(Suppl 4), 56

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See detailColl2-1, Coll2-1 NO2 and myeloperoxydase in OA patients before and after hip or knee replacement
Deberg, M; Labasse, A; Quettier, E et al

in Osteoporosis International (2006)

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See detailColl2-1, Coll2-1NO2 and myeloperoxidase concentrations in the synovial fluid of equine tarsocrural joints affected with osteochondrosis.
Verwilghen, Denis ULg; Martens, Ann; Busschers, Evita et al

in Veterinary Research Communications (2011), 35(7), 401-8

The measurement of biomarkers that reflect cartilage breakdown is a powerful tool for investigating joint damage caused by disease or injury. Particularly in cases of osteochondrosis, synovial ... [more ▼]

The measurement of biomarkers that reflect cartilage breakdown is a powerful tool for investigating joint damage caused by disease or injury. Particularly in cases of osteochondrosis, synovial concentrations of these biomarkers may reveal the presence of osteoarthritic changes. Coll2-1, Coll2-1 NO2 and myeloperoxidase have recently been introduced in equine osteoarticular research but comparison between the concentrations of these markers in OCD affected and healthy joints has not been made. Therefore, this study aimed at reporting the synovial concentrations of these biomarkers in joints affected with osteochondral fragments in the tarsocrural joint compared to unaffected joints. Myeloperoxidase and Coll2-1NO2 revealed to have similar levels between affected joints and controls. However, in contrast to previous studies using C2C the present study demonstrated that synovial levels of Coll2-1 were significantly elevated in tarsocrural joints affected with osteochondrosis. Thus, Coll2-1 may be an earlier marker of cartilage degeneration than other cartilage degradation markers that have been previously used in equine medicine. [less ▲]

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See detailColl2-1, Coll2-1NO2 and myeloperoxidase serum levels in erosive and non-erosive osteoarthritis of the hands.
Punzi, L.; Ramonda, R.; DEBERG, Michelle ULg et al

in Osteoarthritis and cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research Society (2012), 20(6), 557-61

OBJECTIVE: Erosive osteoarthritis of the hand (EHOA) is thought to be an aggressive variant of hand osteoarthritis (HOA) characterised by prominent local inflammation and radiographic aspects of bone ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVE: Erosive osteoarthritis of the hand (EHOA) is thought to be an aggressive variant of hand osteoarthritis (HOA) characterised by prominent local inflammation and radiographic aspects of bone erosions in interphalangeal (IP) joints. However, rare studies have until now investigated the value of biomarkers in these patients. Thus, we determined Coll2-1, a marker of type II collagen denaturation, its nitrated form (Coll2-1NO2) and myeloperoxidase (MPO) levels in serum of patients with EHOA vs non-EHOA and subsequently evaluated their relationships with disease indices of severity and activity. METHODS: Coll2-1, Coll2-1NO2 and MPO were measured using specific immunoassays in 82 patients, 57 with EHOA, all females, median age 59 (41-74 yrs) and 20 with non-EHOA, all females, median age 55 (43-73 yrs), fulfilling the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria for hand OA. EHOA was characterized by the presence of at least one central bone erosion on radiograph in the IP joints. Patients were also evaluated for disease duration, number of affected (swollen and painful or tender) joints, radiographic score (RS) by Kallman scale and high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP). RESULTS: Serum levels of MPO were higher in EHOA (230.0 +/- 152.1 ng/ml) than in non-EHOA (160.2 +/- 111.5 ng/ml, P=0.037). Coll2-1NO2 levels trended towards an elevation in EHOA compared non-EHOA (0.40 +/- 0.86 vs 0.22 +/- 0.14 nmol/l, P=0.06), while Coll2-1 levels were not different. Correlations were found for disease duration and both MPO (R(2)=0.48, P=0.001) and Coll2-1NO2 (R(2)=0.73, P=0.01) after the splitting of the population in subgroups according to a cut off value above the 50th percentile. A correlation was found between hsCRP and MPO (R(2)=0.57, P=0.01). CONCLUSIONS: This study clearly demonstrates an elevation of some serum biomarkers in EHOA, in comparison with non-EHOA. In particular, MPO, hsCRP and the ratio Coll2-1NO2/Coll2-1 discriminated the two subsets of hand osteoarthritis (HOA), and a trend was also observed for Coll2-1NO2. These data suggest that these biomarkers could be helpful for the diagnosis of EHOA. [less ▲]

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See detailLa collaboration entre différentes disciplines médicales : ou est le problème ? Etude Partnership in Medicine
Vanmeerbeek, Marc ULg; Govers, Patrick ULg; Schippers, Nathalie ULg et al

Conference (2015, March 27)

Objectifs Les maladies ou problèmes médicaux d’origine professionnelle, ou en lien avec le travail, impliquent à des degrés divers les médecins généralistes (MG), les médecins du travail (MT) et les ... [more ▼]

Objectifs Les maladies ou problèmes médicaux d’origine professionnelle, ou en lien avec le travail, impliquent à des degrés divers les médecins généralistes (MG), les médecins du travail (MT) et les médecins-conseils des mutuelles (MC). Le manque de relation fonctionnelle entre eux peut compliquer ou retarder le retour au travail du patient. L’étude cherchait des pistes d’amélioration de la collaboration. Méthode Deux méthodes de consensus ont été successivement utilisées parmi les trois professions : huit groupes nominaux (GN) ont réunis 74 médecins de terrain; deux rondes Delphi ont concerné 28 décideurs. Résultats Un seul médecin a été perdu de vue entre les 2 tours du Delphi. Les propositions issues des GN concernaient le transfert d’informations (surtout les MT et les MC), la collaboration (surtout les MG et les MT), les connaissances, et le cadre légal et réglementaire (surtout les MC). Cinq questions sur 14 n’ont pas fait consensus (≥75%) au 1er tour du Delphi, et 10 propositions sur 13 ont été rejetées au 2e tour. Les désaccords portaient sur la nature des données à transférer, les modalités de transfert d’information, la disponibilité des données de contact des médecins. Un processus d’évitement spécifique a été mis en évidence. Certains commentaires montraient un déni de la capacité des autres à comprendre son champ professionnel, et une difficulté à considérer leur spécificité propre. Conclusions L’étude montre que le patient n’est pas un objet partagé de la relation. Le modèle Resource Dependence Institutional Cooperation (De Rijk) permet de distinguer les entraves à la volonté de coopérer (dépendance perçue) des limitations dans la capacité à le faire (manque de ressources). Le modèle quadridimensionnel de la collaboration (D’Amour) identifie un déficit d’internalisation du côté relationnel (reconnaissance des autres), et un déficit de gouvernance et de formalisation du côté organisationnel, où des initiatives volontaristes des autorités seraient bienvenues. [less ▲]

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See detailLa collaboration entre les CPAS et autres institutions d'Aide Sociale
Gavray, Claire ULg; Huvelle, P.

in Observatoire : Revue d'Action Sociale & Médico-Sociale (1993), 1-2

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See detailCollaboration industrielle et enseignement par projet en électronique de puissance
Plumier, Frédéric ULg; Bleus, Paul; Geuzaine, Christophe ULg

in J3eA : Journal sur l'Enseignement des Sciences et Technologies de l'Information et des Systèmes (2009), 8(Hors série 1), 1015

For the first time during year 2007-2008, a complete design of a DC/DC converter, based on specifications only, was asked to the students following the basic Power Electronics course at University of ... [more ▼]

For the first time during year 2007-2008, a complete design of a DC/DC converter, based on specifications only, was asked to the students following the basic Power Electronics course at University of Liège. This very realistic pedagogical way of teaching helped the students to be autonomous, to learn project and team work. [less ▲]

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See detailCollaboration Patrimoine-Logement
Frankignoulle, Pierre ULg

in 1850-1950 : un siècle d'architecture moderne (1999)

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See detailCollaborations distantes synchrones dans les pratiques de conception
Ben Rajeb, Samia ULg; Leclercq, Pierre ULg

in International Journal of Design Sciences and Technology (2013, January)

Cet article propose une analyse des pratiques de la collaboration architecturale dans des situations de travail distantes. Il s'intéresse en particulier à la mise en oeuvre d'outils pour le travail ... [more ▼]

Cet article propose une analyse des pratiques de la collaboration architecturale dans des situations de travail distantes. Il s'intéresse en particulier à la mise en oeuvre d'outils pour le travail synchrones dans les agences d'architecture. Il s'appuie sur l'observations in situ de trois situations qui illustrent successivement différents modes d'interaction : nous analyserons ainsi l'usage de la visioconférence, de l'écran partagé puis du studio distant collaboratif. Pour identifier quels rôles peuvent assurer ces différents outils numériques, notre méthodologie s'appuiera sur la catégorisation proposée par les concepts architecturologiques, décrivant les opérations de conception architecturale, complétées des opérations pragmatiques de collaboration. Une grille évaluative des opérations supportées respectivement par ces trois technologies identifiera leurs limitations, atouts et conditions d'opérabilité, permettant ainsi d'apprécier la mise en oeuvre actuelle et future des technologies collaboratives en agence d'architecture. [less ▲]

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See detailCollaborations et conventions entre le secteur privé et le secteur public dans le domaine de l'aide sociale
Gavray, Claire ULg

Book published by Fédération des Initiatives d'Aide Sociale (1981)

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See detailCollaborative care in the addiction management of alcohol, illicit drugs and hypnotics and tranquilizers in the Belgian working population
Van Royen, Kathleen; Remmen, Roy; Vanmeerbeek, Marc ULg et al

Poster (2012, October)

Background: General practitioners (GPs) and occupational physicians (OPs) play an important role in detecting and managing substance abuse in the working population. Their collaboration is critical in ... [more ▼]

Background: General practitioners (GPs) and occupational physicians (OPs) play an important role in detecting and managing substance abuse in the working population. Their collaboration is critical in coordinating care, facilitate a quicker rehabilitation and shorten sickleave. A systematic literature search was performed according to the ADAPTE-framework to explore if guidelines exist for collaboration between GPs and OPs in substance abuse management. Method: International guidelines regarding collaborative care for alcohol abuse, illicit drug use and hypnotics and tranquilizers were identified by a detailed systematic search in the Guidelines International Network (GIN) and US National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC) databases. Results: In total 20 guidelines were considered of sufficient methodological quality, based on criteria of the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Education (AGREE) II instrument. Two out of 20 eligible guidelines reported on the role of OPs. There is a lack of adequate evidence on the role of the OP in substance abuse management. No practical avenues for collaboration between GPs and OPs in the management of substance abuse were suggested. Conclusions: In order to ensure adequate substance abuse management, collaborative models for general practice and occupational health should be developed. We recommend to study pros and cons for collaboration as well as the best way to achieve it. [less ▲]

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See detailCollaborative filtering: Scalable approaches using restricted Boltzmann machines
Louppe, Gilles ULg

Master's dissertation (2010)

Parallel to the growth of electronic commerce, recommender systems have become a very active area of research, both in the industry and in the academic world. The goal of these systems is to make ... [more ▼]

Parallel to the growth of electronic commerce, recommender systems have become a very active area of research, both in the industry and in the academic world. The goal of these systems is to make automatic but personal recommendations when customers are overwhelmed with thousands of possibilities and do not know what to look for. In that context, the object of this work is threefold. The first part consists in a survey of recommendation algorithms and emphasizes on a class of algorithms known as collaborative filtering algorithms. The second part consists in studying in more depth a specific model of neural networks known as restricted Boltzmann machines. That model is then experimentaly and extensively examined on a recommendation problem. The third part of this work focuses on how restricted Boltzmann machines can be made more scalable. Three different and original approaches are proposed and studied. In the first approach, we revisit the learning and test algorithms of restricted Boltzmann machines in the context of shared-memory architectures. In the second approach, we propose to reformulate these algorithms as MapReduce tasks. Finally, in the third method, ensemble of RBMs are investigated. The best and the more promising results are obtained with the MapReduce approach. [less ▲]

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See detailA collaborative framework for multi-area dynamic security assessment of large scale systems
Wehenkel, Louis ULg; Glavic, Mevludin; Ernst, Damien ULg

in Proceedings of the 2007 Power Tech (2007)

In this paper we propose a collaborative framework to carry out multi-area dynamic security assessment over an interconnection operated by a team of TSOs responsible of different areas. In this framework ... [more ▼]

In this paper we propose a collaborative framework to carry out multi-area dynamic security assessment over an interconnection operated by a team of TSOs responsible of different areas. In this framework each TSO does his part of the work and, thanks to information exchange and coordination rules, potential security problems can be detected by all the involved TSOs. We find that distributed multi-area security assessment is achievable and useful if, on the one hand, each TSO can provide an appropriate dynamic equivalent model of his area and if, on the other hand, he is able to publish stability bounds on his inflows under which the dynamic performance of his system would remain acceptable. We then discuss the notions of dynamic equivalent model and external stability domain characterization of an area and identify techniques for deriving such equivalents and stability bounds within the proposed framework. [less ▲]

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See detailCollaborative learning in a virtual campus : allowing future teachers live what their future learners could live about technologies and education
Denis, Brigitte ULg

in 9th European conference EARLI Bridging instruction to learning, University of Friburg - August 28-September 1, 2001 (2001, August)

This paper presents a European project called Socrates LEARN-NETT1 based on a distance collaborative learning realised with the help of a virtual campus. This one offers functions facilitating the ... [more ▼]

This paper presents a European project called Socrates LEARN-NETT1 based on a distance collaborative learning realised with the help of a virtual campus. This one offers functions facilitating the navigation inside the campus, giving access to some information related to the LEARN-NETT community (students, tutors, groupworks, news, etc), regulation and management of collaborative work, communication tools, sharing of resources, … [less ▲]

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See detailCollaborative learning in an educational robotics environment
Denis, Brigitte ULg; Hubert, Sylviane

in Computer in Human Behavior (2001), 17(5-6), 465-480

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See detailCollaborative Multi-Camera Tracking of Athletes in Team Sports
Du, Wei ULg; Hayet, Jean-Bernard; Piater, Justus ULg et al

in Workshop on Computer Vision Based Analysis in Sport Environments (CVBASE) (2006)

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See detailCollaborative study of an liquid chromatographic method for the determination of R-timolol and other related substances in S-timolol maleate
Marini Djang'Eing'A, Roland ULg; Matthijs, N.; Vanderheyden, Yvan et al

in Analytica Chimica Acta (2005), 546(2), 182-192

A collaborative study applying an enantiomeric liquid chromatographic (LC) method was carried out to determine the content of the enantiomeric impurity R-timolol and other related substances in three ... [more ▼]

A collaborative study applying an enantiomeric liquid chromatographic (LC) method was carried out to determine the content of the enantiomeric impurity R-timolol and other related substances in three different S-timolol maleate samples. Eight laboratories, all located in Europe, participated in the study. The quantitative results obtained were used to estimate the uncertainty on the content of the different impurities. For that purpose, a set-up was adapted from the ISO guidelines 5725-2, which allowed the estimation of the different variances, i.e. the between-laboratories (s(laboratories)(2)), the between-days (s(days)(2)) and the between-replicates (s(replicates)(2)), The variances of repeatability (s(r)(2)) and reproducibility (s(R)(2)) were then calculated using the equations s(r)(2) = s(replicates)(2) and s(R)(2) = s(replicates)(2) + s(days)(2) + s(laboratories)(2). For the timolol impurities, it was found that the estimated uncertainty seem to be concentration-dependent. Since the LC method which combines the compendial ones for enantiomeric purity and related substances testing was applied to evaluate uncertainty in this collaborative study, it was shown how a laboratory can evaluate the uncertainty of its results when applying the method in the future. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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