Publications of Pierre-Julien BRUYERE
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See detailTotal absence of the pericardium associated with hypogammaglobulinemia and bronchiectasis in a girl
KINUANI MULASI, Rachel ULiege; BRUYERE, Pierre-Julien ULiege; Schoysman, Laurent et al

in Paediatric Reports (2019), 11(8250),

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See detailComplication rare du syndrome coronarien aigu Survenue d'un pseudo-anevrysme ventriculaire gauche.
BENOIT, Arnaud ULiege; DAVIN, Laurent ULiege; BRUYERE, Pierre-Julien ULiege et al

in Revue medicale de Liege (2019), 74(7-8), 375-376

We report a case of left ventricular pseudo-aneurysm and we take the opportunity to briefly review the literature concerning etiologies, diagnosis and management of this pathology, emphasizing some ... [more ▼]

We report a case of left ventricular pseudo-aneurysm and we take the opportunity to briefly review the literature concerning etiologies, diagnosis and management of this pathology, emphasizing some differences with the true aneurysm. [less ▲]

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See detailL'image du mois: Anévrysme de l'apex du ventricule gauche chez un patient avec cardiomyopathie hypertrophique apicale
Weerts, Victor ULiege; BRUYERE, Pierre-Julien ULiege; Acasandrei, C. et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2018), 73(4), 165-166

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See detailLate gadolinium enhancement CMR in primary mitral regurgitation.
Van De Heyning, Caroline M.; Magne, Julien ULiege; Pierard, Luc ULiege et al

in European Journal of Clinical Investigation (2014), 44(9), 840-7

AIMS: The appropriate timing for surgery in severe asymptomatic primary mitral regurgitation (MR) remains controversial. It has been shown that late gadolinium enhancement on cardiovascular magnetic ... [more ▼]

AIMS: The appropriate timing for surgery in severe asymptomatic primary mitral regurgitation (MR) remains controversial. It has been shown that late gadolinium enhancement on cardiovascular magnetic resonance (LGE CMR), which may identify myocardial fibrosis, is associated with a worse outcome in various cardiomyopathies. We sought to investigate the prevalence and significance of delayed enhancement in primary MR. METHODS: We prospectively included 41 patients with at least moderate primary MR and without overt signs of left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. Patients with evidence of coronary artery disease, arrhythmias or significant concomitant valvular disease were excluded. All patients were scheduled for transthoracic echocardiography and LGE CMR. RESULTS: A total of 39 patients had interpretable LGE CMR images. Among them, 12 (31%) had late contrast uptake of the LV wall. LGE CMR showed an infarct pattern in three patients, a pattern of mid-wall fibrosis in seven patients and two patients had a combined pattern. Patients with delayed enhancement on CMR had significant higher LV diameters (LV end-systolic diameter 39 +/- 4 vs. 34 +/- 5 mm, P = 0.002; LV end-diastolic diameter 57 +/- 5 vs. 50 +/- 5 mm, P = 0.001). There was a trend towards a higher indexed left atrial volume (55 +/- 21 vs. 44 +/- 13 mL/m(2), P = 0.06). By contrast, there was no significant association between myocardial contrast uptake and age, LV ejection fraction and MR severity. CONCLUSION: Left ventricular remodelling seems to be associated with the presence of delayed enhancement on CMR in primary MR. Further data are needed to determine whether LGE CMR can predict a less favourable outcome or could improve risk stratification in asymptomatic primary MR. [less ▲]

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See detailLe cas clinique du mois. Amyloidose cardiaque, a propos d'un cas atypique.
FALQUE, Bertrand ULiege; DAVIN, Laurent ULiege; MELON, Pierre ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(10), 497-503

A 64 year old patient with heart failure due to primary cardiac amyloidosis is described. This case offers the opportunity to review the literature dealing with the cardiac involvement associated with ... [more ▼]

A 64 year old patient with heart failure due to primary cardiac amyloidosis is described. This case offers the opportunity to review the literature dealing with the cardiac involvement associated with this disorder and the differential diagnosis of restrictive heart disease. [less ▲]

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See detailAssessment of left ventricular volumes and primary mitral regurgitation severity by 2D echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
Van De Heyning, Caroline M.; Magne, Julien ULiege; Pierard, Luc ULiege et al

in Cardiovascular Ultrasound (2013), 11

BACKGROUND: Two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography (2DTTE) remains the first-line diagnostic imaging tool to assess primary mitral regurgitation although cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR ... [more ▼]

BACKGROUND: Two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography (2DTTE) remains the first-line diagnostic imaging tool to assess primary mitral regurgitation although cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) has proven to establish left ventricular function more accurately and might evaluate mitral regurgitation severity more reliably. We sought to compare routine evaluation of left ventricular function and mitral regurgitation severity by 2DTTE with assessment by CMR in moderate to severe primary mitral regurgitation without overt left ventricular dysfunction. METHODS: We prospectively included 38 patients (79% of male, age 57 +/- 14 years) with at least moderate primary mitral regurgitation, a left ventricular ejection fraction >/=60% and a left ventricular end-systolic diameter </=45 mm. Patients with evidence of coronary artery disease, arrhythmias or significant concomitant valvular disease were excluded. All patients were scheduled for 2DTTE and CMR. RESULTS: Left ventricular end-diastolic and end-systolic volumes were significantly underestimated by 2DTTE in comparison with CMR, although there was a strong correlation (Pearson r = 0.81, p < 0.00001 and r = 0.7, p < 0.00001, respectively). Measurement of the regurgitant orifice was similar between 2DTTE PISA method and planimetry by CMR (47 +/- 24 vs. 42 +/- 16 mm2, p = 0.12) with a strong correlation between both imaging techniques (Pearson r = 0.76, p < 0.0001). By contrast, assessment of the regurgitant volume by 2DTTE and by phase contrast velocity mapping by CMR showed poor agreement. CONCLUSIONS: In moderate to severe primary mitral regurgitation without overt left ventricular dysfunction, 2DTTE significantly underestimates left ventricular remodelling in comparison to CMR. Measurement of the regurgitant orifice with planimetry by CMR shows good agreement with the PISA method by 2DTTE and thus may be a valuable alternative to assess mitral regurgitation severity. [less ▲]

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See detailMetastase unique cervicale d'un cancer du sein
Courtois, Anne-Catherine ULiege; COLLIGNON, Joëlle ULiege; BRUYERE, Pierre-Julien ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2011), 66(5-6), 285-287

We report a rare case of single cervical metas- tasis of breast cancer. Bone metastases are the most frequent in breast cancer. early diagnosis combined with the new the- rapeutic advances have ... [more ▼]

We report a rare case of single cervical metas- tasis of breast cancer. Bone metastases are the most frequent in breast cancer. early diagnosis combined with the new the- rapeutic advances have considerably improved the quality of life and increased the survival. imaging plays a great role in the diagnosis, particularly scintigraphy and radiography, but sometimes also ct and Mri. the treatment is currently not standardized and it combines hormone therapy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and / or surgery. [less ▲]

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See detailComment j'explore...Les arteres coronaires en 2007: apports de la tomodensitometrie
Davin, Laurent ULiege; BRUYERE, Pierre-Julien ULiege; Lewin, Michel ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2007), 62(4), 222-9

Cardiac imaging has always been a challenge because of the continuous movement of the heart. Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has undergone an accelerated progression over the past decade, due to the ... [more ▼]

Cardiac imaging has always been a challenge because of the continuous movement of the heart. Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has undergone an accelerated progression over the past decade, due to the combination of the high-speed rotation of the X-ray tube, the ECG-gating technique and the infra-millimeter spatial resolution. Multidetector CT allows visualisation of the coronary artery lumen and the detection of coronary stenosis after intravenous injection of contrast medium. Studies have demonstrated a high negative predictive value of CT coronary angiography (CTCA). CTCA may be reasonably used for the assessment of symptomatic patients, especially in the setting of equivocal treadmill or functional testing. Also, CTCA allows assessment of coronary bypass graft patency and recognition of aberrant coronary arteries. Limitations in the use of this technique exist: atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias remain a contraindication; severe calcifications are the most frequent reason for impaired assessment of coronary arteries. High radiation doses prohibit the use of this test as a screening tool for asymptomatic patients. [less ▲]

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See detailL'image du mois. Fistule coronaire en imagerie non invasive par CT scanner coronaire
Davin, Laurent ULiege; Lewin, Michel ULiege; BRUYERE, Pierre-Julien ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2007), 62(7-8, Jul-Aug), 477-8

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