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Chouillard E.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Chahine E.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Schoucair N.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Younan A.,Lebanese Canadian Hospital | And 4 more authors.
Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques | Year: 2014

Background: Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is currently the most common bariatric procedure in France. It achieves both adequate excess weight loss and significant reduction of comorbidities. However, leak is still the most common complication after SG. Nevertheless, its risk of occurrence is <3 % in specialized centers. Its management is difficult, long, and challenging. Although the procedure is commonly endoscopic and nonoperative, the management of post-SG fistulas could sometimes be surgical, including peritoneal lavage, abscess drainage, disrupted staple line suturing, resleeve, gastric bypass, or total gastrectomy. Roux-en-Y fistulojejunostomy (RYFJ) has been described as a salvage option. In this study, we report the early results of RYFJ for post-SG fistula, emphasizing indications, operative technique, and short-term outcome. Methods: Between January 2007 and December 2012, we treated 62 patients with post-SG fistula. Before surgery, intra-abdominal or thoracic abscesses or collections were either excluded or treated by computed tomographic scan-guided drainage or even surgery. Endoscopic stenting was then attempted. After optimization of the nutritional status in case of failure of endoscopic measures, some of the patients underwent RYFJ. Results: Between January 2007 and December 2012, a total of 21 patients (16 women and 5 men) had RYFJ for post-SG fistula. Mean age was 47 years (range, 22-59 years). Procedures were performed laparoscopically in all but 3 cases. The rate of secondary conversion to laparotomy was 11.1 %. The was no mortality. The postoperative morbidity rate was less than 5 %. The rate of fistula control was eventually 100 %. Conclusions: RYFJ is a safe and feasible salvage procedure for the treatment of patients with post-SG fistula. Longer outcome analysis is, however, needed especially regarding the physiological and metabolic behavior of the procedure. © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media. Source


Chouillard E.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Schoucair N.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Alsabah S.,Al Amiri Hospital | Alkandari B.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | And 3 more authors.
Obesity Surgery | Year: 2016

Background: Based on short-term outcome, gastric plication (LGP) could be considered as an alternative to sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) in patients with severe obesity. However, long-term follow-up of weight loss and comorbidity are yet to be available. Theoretical advantages include reduced fistula rate, no implantable device, preservation of the alimentary pathway, and no gastric resection. We report a case-control study comparing short-term outcome in two groups of patients who had either LGP or LSG, respectively. Methods: From January 2012 to June 2013, 40 patients had LGP, matched with 40 patients who had LSG. Results: No postoperative mortality was observed. Overall morbidity rate reached 22.5 % in the LGP Group and 10 % in the LSG Group (P = 0.04). The most common complication was nausea and vomiting occurring in 20 % of patients with LGP and 5 % of patients with LSG, respectively (P < 0.001). No clinical or radiological leak occurred. Mean operative time was 91.5 ±18.6 min in the LGP group and 81 min ±16.8 min in the LSG group, respectively (P = 0.104). Mean hospital stay was 3.4 ±1.1 days in the LGP Group and 3.2 ±1.2 days the LSG group, respectively (P = 0.614). Average total operating room (OR) cost was 1736 euros for LGP as compared to 2842 euros for LSG, respectively (P < 0.001). At 18-month follow-up, mean excess weight loss (EWL) was 56.5 % +9.8 in LGP patients and 71.3 % +10.4 in patients who had LSG (P = 0.041). Conclusions: LGP for patients with severe obesity is safe and feasible with low rates of serious complications. As compared to LSG, LGP is associated to higher postoperative rate of nausea, lower operative cost, and lower EWL at 18-month follow-up (P = 0.041). © 2015, Springer Science+Business Media New York. Source


Boudjenah R.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Boudjenah R.,University of Versailles | Molina-Gomes D.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Molina-Gomes D.,University of Versailles | And 17 more authors.
PLoS ONE | Year: 2012

Introduction: Obtaining an adequate number of high-quality oocytes is a major challenge in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH). To date, a range of hormonal and clinical parameters have been used to optimize COH but none have significant predictive value. This variability could be due to the genetic predispositions of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Here, we assessed the individual and combined impacts of thirteen SNPs that reportedly influence the outcome of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) on the ovarian response to rFSH stimulation for patients undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection program (ICSI). Results: Univariate analysis revealed that only FSHR, ESR2 and p53 SNPs influenced the number of mature oocytes. The association was statistically significant for FSHR (p=0.0047) and ESR2 (0.0017) in the overall study population and for FSHR (p=0.0009) and p53 (p=0.0048) in subgroup that was more homogeneous in terms of clinical variables. After Bonferroni correction and a multivariate analysis, only the differences for FSHR and ESR2 polymorphisms were still statistically significant. In a multilocus analysis, only the FSHR and AMH SNP combination significantly influenced oocyte numbers in both population (p<0.01). Discussion: We confirmed the impact of FSHR and ESR2 polymorphisms on the IVF outcome. Furthermore, we showed for the first time that a p53 polymorphism (which is already known to impact embryo implantation) could influence the ovarian response. However, given that this result lost its statistical significance after multivariate analysis, more data are needed to draw firm conclusions. Only the FSHR and AMH polymorphism combination appears to influence mature oocyte numbers but this finding also needs to be confirmed. Materials and Methods: A 13 gene polymorphisms: FSHR(Asn680Ser), p53(Arg72Pro), AMH(Ile49Ser), ESR2(+1730G>A), ESR1(-397T>C), BMP15(-9C>G), MTHFR1(677C>T), MTHFR2(1298A>C), HLA-G(-725C>G), VEGF(+405G>C), TNFα(-308A>G), AMHR(-482 A>G), PAI-1 (4 G/5 G), multiplex PCR assay was designed to genotype women undergoing ICSI program. We analyzed the overall study population (n=427) and a subgroup with homogeneous characteristics (n=112). © 2012 Boudjenah et al. Source


Chouillard E.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Alsabah S.,Al Amiri Hospital | Daher R.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Younan A.,Bellevue Medical Center | And 4 more authors.
Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques | Year: 2016

Background: Human natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is slowed down by technical hurdles. Concomitantly, single-incision laparoscopy has been increasingly reported as an alternative. By reducing the invasiveness of standard laparoscopy, we may further reduce postoperative pain, decrease morbidity, preserve abdominal wall, and enhance cosmesis. Such techniques have been widely applied, including in colorectal surgery. The aim of this multicenter study is to compare the results of single-incision right colectomy (SIRC) with the results of the standard laparoscopic right colectomy (SLRC) in patients with colon cancer. Methods: The files of patients who underwent right colectomy for cancer in five hospitals between January 2010 and December 2013 have been reviewed. Exclusion criteria were open surgery, emergency setting, and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score >3. Patients were distributed in Groups A (SIRC) or B (SLRC). Results: Five hundred ninety-two patients were included in this study, 336 in Group A and 256 in Group B. Mean operative time was 129.0 minutes (range 65-245) in Group A and 168.1 minutes in the Group B (range 70-290), respectively (P < .001). No mortality occurred in either group. The overall 30-day morbidity rates were 21.4% in Group A and 25% in Group B, respectively (P = .64). The median length of hospital stay was 4.95 days (range 3-14) in Group A and 5.5 days in Group B (range 3-12), respectively (P = .28). Conversion to laparotomy occurred in four patients in each group (P = 1). Length of skin incision was significantly shorter in Group A than in Group B (2.99 ± 0.63 cm versus 4.94 ± 0.65 cm, P < .001). Histological analysis of the operative specimens showed no significant differences. Conclusion: SIRC is feasible and sure for patients with colon cancer. As compared with SLRC, SIRC may offer some advantages, including lower operative morbidity, shorter hospital stay, and better cosmoses, without compromising the oncological quality of the resected specimen. © Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. 2016. Source


Ferfouri F.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Ferfouri F.,University of Versailles | Selva J.,Poissy Saint Germain Medical Center | Selva J.,University of Versailles | And 13 more authors.
Fertility and Sterility | Year: 2011

Objective: To study the chromosomal risk in sperm from Robertsonian translocation (RobT) carriers as a function of the sperm count and translocation type. Design: Prospective study. Setting: Departments of reproductive biology, cytogenetics, gynecology, and obstetrics. Patient(s): A total of 29 RobT patients (8 normozoospermic and 21 oligozoospermic) and 20 46,XY patients (10 normozoospermic and 10 oligozoospermic). Intervention(s): Sperm fluorescence in situ hybridization with probes for translocation malsegregation and chromosome 13, 18, 21, X, and Y probes for studying the interchromosomal effect (ICE). Main Outcome Measure(s): Translocation malsegregation and ICE aneuploidy rates. Result(s): In RobT carriers, the sperm translocation malsegregation rate was significantly lower in normozoospermic patients (9.7%) than in oligozoospermic patients (18.0%). Considering only oligozoospermic patients, sperm malsegregation rates were significantly lower for rob(14;21) than for rob(13;14) (11.4% vs. 18.9%). In turn, the rates were significantly lower for rob(13;14) than for rare RobTs (18.9% vs. 25.3%). In sperm from normozoospermic RobT, an ICE was suggested by higher chromosome 13 and 21 aneuploidy rates than in control sperm. Conversely, chromosome 13 and 21 sperm aneuploidy rates were lower in oligozoospermic RobT patients than in oligozoospermic 46,XY patients, but higher than in control subjects. Conclusion(s): Both translocation type and sperm count influence the RobT malsegregation risk. Of the chromosomes analyzed (13, 18, 21, X, and Y), only chromosomes 13 and 21 were found to be associated with an ICE. Relative to the RobT effect, idiopathic alterations in spermatogenesis in 46,XY patients appear to be more harmful for meiosis. Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Source

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