Publications of Samuel BRULS
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See detailSudden Cardiac Death Revealed by an Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery From the Left Sinus of Valsalva.
BRULS, Samuel ULiege; Durieux, Rodolphe ULiege; Gach, Olivier ULiege et al

in The Annals of thoracic surgery (2020), 110(4), 315-317

Aberrant origin of the coronary artery from the opposite sinus of Valsalva is a rare congenital coronary anomaly associated with increased risk of myocardial ischemia and sudden death in young patients ... [more ▼]

Aberrant origin of the coronary artery from the opposite sinus of Valsalva is a rare congenital coronary anomaly associated with increased risk of myocardial ischemia and sudden death in young patients. We report a case of resuscitated sudden cardiac death in a patient with an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery, arising from the left sinus of Valsalva and coursing between the ascending aorta and the pulmonary artery. Successfully coronary arterial bypass grafting using the left radial artery was performed. Despite the risk of fatal issue, surgical management of patient with this coronary anomaly still remains controversial. [less ▲]

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See detailHow I look at the regurgitant mitral valve-a stepwise echocardiographic assessment.
DULGHERU, Raluca Elena ULiege; BRULS, Samuel ULiege; Lancellotti, Patrizio ULiege

in European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging (2020)

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See detailLa transplantation cardiaque : indications actuelles et resultats de l'experience liegeoise.
BRULS, Samuel ULiege; Tchana-Sato, Vincent ULiege; LAVIGNE, Jean-Paul ULiege et al

in Revue medicale de Liege (2020), 75(1), 29-36

Heart transplantation remains undoubtedly the most effective treatment for end-stage heart failure, whatever its cause. Last decade has witnessed significant improvements in terms of morbidity and ... [more ▼]

Heart transplantation remains undoubtedly the most effective treatment for end-stage heart failure, whatever its cause. Last decade has witnessed significant improvements in terms of morbidity and mortality following heart transplant. The 5-year survival rate is now beyond 70 %. However, the shortage of potential donors limits its use and requires strict criteria before listing a candidate for heart transplantation. Herein, we present a review of current indications and results of the heart transplantation program at the University hospital of Liege. [less ▲]

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See detailRuptured hepatocellular carcinoma following transcatheter arterial chemoembolization.
BRULS, Samuel ULiege; JOSKIN, Julien ULiege; Chauveau, Raphaël ULiege et al

in JBR-BTR (2011), 94(2), 68-70

Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is known to be an effective palliative treatment in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Although TACE can control tumour growth and palliate the ... [more ▼]

Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is known to be an effective palliative treatment in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Although TACE can control tumour growth and palliate the patients, complications of TACE with significant morbidity are well known and adversely affect the outcome of patients. Necrotic tumor rupture is a serious complication of TACE and has a high mortality rate. We report a case of ruptured HCC following TACE in a 78-year-old male patient who subsequently developed peritonitis and pneumoperitoneum. This case gives us the opportunity to underline the importance of such complications and demonstrates the utility of CT imaging for diagnosis and management of patients with ruptured HCC. [less ▲]

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See detailLe cas clinique du mois. Les endofuites, une complication specifique du traitement endovasculaire des pathologies aortiques.
BRULS, Samuel ULiege; CREEMERS, Etienne ULiege; TROTTEUR, Geneviève ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2011), 66(11), 559-63

Endoleaks represent the most common complication of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. With the increasing use of endovascular techniques for aortic aneurysm repair, the prevalence of endoleaks has ... [more ▼]

Endoleaks represent the most common complication of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. With the increasing use of endovascular techniques for aortic aneurysm repair, the prevalence of endoleaks has risen. While maintaining pressurization of the aneurysm sac, endoleaks expose to persistent risks of an evolution towards rupture. Long-term surveillance with imaging studies is necessary to reduce the incidence of these specific complications that may require intervention. The objective of this article is to draw the attention to the possible occurrence of these complications and to report the elements of diagnosis and treatment. [less ▲]

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See detailL'image du mois. A propos d'un cas d'hémangiome intramusculaire récidivant
Brüls, Samuel ULiege; KURTH, William ULiege

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2010), 65(9), 483-5

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See detailPseudo-anévrysme de l'isthme aortique après correction chirurgicale de la coarctation aortique
Brüls, Samuel ULiege; RADERMECKER, Marc ULiege; CREEMERS, Etienne ULiege et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2008), 63(11), 666-70

Aortic pseudo-aneurysm is a well-known late complication after surgical repair of aortic coarctation. We report two cases of pseudo-aneurysm of the aortic isthmus evidenced after previous surgical repair ... [more ▼]

Aortic pseudo-aneurysm is a well-known late complication after surgical repair of aortic coarctation. We report two cases of pseudo-aneurysm of the aortic isthmus evidenced after previous surgical repair of congenital aortic coarctation. These clinical observations give us the opportunity to underline the importance of a specific lifelong medical follow-up for patients who have undergone such surgery. [less ▲]

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