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  1. Prion diseases (transmissible spongiform encephalopathies) : A review : Gastroenterologic radiology state of the art 1997.

    Article - En anglais

    Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or « mad cow disease », as well as Creutzfeldt-Jakob-Disease in humans, have recently been attracting public attention.

    The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) has issued guidelines on the topic (Endoscopy 1997 ; 29 : 203-4), which were accompanied by a review article by T. Ponchon ( « Transmission of hepatitis C and prion diseases through digestive endoscopy : evaluation of risk and recommended practices », Endoscopy 1997 ; 29 : 199-202) dealing with the potential transmission of BSE and hepatitis C through gastrointestinal endoscopy.

    The following article on prion diseases in general provides a more in-depth overview of these disorders and their epidemiology and pathophysiology.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Encéphalopathie spongiforme Creutzfeldt Jakob, Infection, Epidémiologie, Etiopathogénie, Prion, Forme clinique, Diagnostic différentiel, Endoscopie, Facteur risque, Transmission animal homme, Article synthèse, Recommandation, Traitement, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Maladie dégénérative, Organisation santé, Appareil digestif pathologie, Radiodiagnostic

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Etiopathogenesis, Prion, Clinical form, Differential diagnostic, Endoscopy, Risk factor, Transmission from animal to man, Review, Recommendation, Treatment, Human, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Degenerative disease, Public health organization, Digestive diseases, Radiodiagnosis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0493343

    Code Inist : 002B05D03. Création : 03/02/1998.