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Survival associated with cerebrospinal fluid analysis in downer adult dairy cows: A retrospective study (2006-2014)

Marie-Ève Bilodeau, Damien Achard, David Francoz, Carolyn Grimes, André Desrochers, Sylvain Nichols, Marie Babkine, Gilles Fecteau
2018 Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  
Threshold values for total nucleated cell count (TNCC) and protein concentration in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of downer dairy cows suggestive of a spinal cord lesion were recently published. Objectives: Determine short-and long-term survival of downer cows that underwent CSF analysis using the reported threshold values. Evaluate the prognostic value of these threshold values to predict short-and long-term survival. Animals: Two hundred and fourteen downer adult dairy cows that underwent CSF
more » ... ysis during hospitalization at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV) of the Université de Montréal. Methods: Retrospective study. Medical records of downer adult dairy cows presented to the hospital between January 2006 and October 2014 for which CSF analysis results were available were studied. Short-term (discharge from hospital) and long-term (completion of lactation) survival were determined and compared in accordance with CSF TNCC and protein concentration, using a Chi-square test. Results: Cows with CSF TNCC and/or protein concentration above the threshold values had a significantly lower short-term survival rate (P = .02). The odds of nonsurvival of cows with one or both CSF values above the threshold values was 2.16 times higher than the odds for cows with values under the threshold values. CSF TNCC >4.5 cells/μL had sensitivity and specificity of 17.3% (95% CI: 10.7%-25.7%) and 92.3% (95% CI: 85.4%-96.6%), respectively, for predicting short-term nonsurvival. CSF protein concentration >0.39 g/L had sensitivity and specificity of 20.9% (95% CI: 13.7%-29.7%) and 91.4% (95% CI: 84.2%-96.0%), respectively. Conclusions: CSF analysis above threshold values used in this study is associated with increased odds of short-term nonsurvival.
doi:10.1111/jvim.15305 pmid:30216558 pmcid:PMC6189354 fatcat:jhpxpzrx5jaqlfjnljoogh3ery

Assessing the capabilities of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission for large lake water surface elevation monitoring under different wind conditions

Jean Bergeron, Gabriela Siles, Robert Leconte, Mélanie Trudel, Damien Desroches, Daniel L. Peters
2020 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
Abstract. Lakes are important sources of freshwater and provide essential ecosystem services. Monitoring their spatial and temporal variability, and their functions, is an important task within the development of sustainable water management strategies. The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission will provide continuous information on the dynamics of continental (rivers, lakes, wetlands and reservoirs) and ocean water bodies. This work aims to contribute to the international effort
more » ... luating the SWOT satellite (2022 launch) performance for water balance assessment over large lakes (e.g., >100 km2). For this purpose, a hydrodynamic model was set up over Mamawi Lake, Canada, and different wind scenarios on lake hydrodynamics were simulated. The derived water surface elevations (WSEs) were compared to synthetic elevations produced by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) SWOT high resolution (SWOT-HR) simulator. Moreover, water storages and net flows were retrieved from different possible SWOT orbital configurations and synthetic gauge measurements. In general, a good agreement was found between the WSE simulated from the model and those mimicked by the SWOT-HR simulator. Depending on the wind scenario, errors ranged between approximately −2 and 5 cm for mean error and from 30 to 70 cm root mean square error. Low spatial coverage of the lake was found to generate important biases in the retrievals of water volume or net flow between two satellite passes in the presence of local heterogeneities in WSE. However, the precision of retrievals was found to increase as spatial coverage increases, becoming more reliable than the retrievals from three synthetic gauges when spatial coverage approaches 100 %, demonstrating the capabilities of the future SWOT mission in monitoring dynamic WSE for large lakes across Canada.
doi:10.5194/hess-24-5985-2020 fatcat:cimg4h57grbxdckrmdkuw3tcjy

A rare presentation of skull-base osteomyelitis with neurovascular sheath extension following external otitis resolved by PET/MRI

Nicolas Louarn, Quentin Alias, Laurène Aupin, Nicolas Benoist, Marine Desroches, Alain Luciani, Damien Bresson, Jérôme Hodel, Emmanuel Itti
2018 European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging  
Abbreviations 18 F-FDG 18 F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET Positron emission tomography MRI Magnetic resonance imaging SUV Standardized uptake value 18 F-FDG PET/MRI was performed on a 67-year-old diabetic man referred for staging of a possible tumour revealed by multiple cranial nerve impairment (VII, IX, X, XI and XII) and skull-base osteolysis on CT. The PET image (a) shows heterogeneous uptake in the occipital bone and surrounding soft tissues (full arrow, SUVmax 5.0), with extension around the
more » ... t condyle (dotted arrow). The contrast-enhanced T1weighted MRI image (b) reveals hyperintensity in the clivus and the right occipital condyle/petrous apex, infiltrating contiguous soft tissues (full arrow), and focal posterior leptomeningeal enhancement (dotted arrow). The areas of hyperintensity coincide on the fused image (c) with the 18 F-FDG uptake, and are clearly seen on the diffusion-weighted image (d). Linear 18 F-FDG uptake in the right neurovascular structures is also shown on the coronal slices (e-g) and maximum intensity projection (h, arrowhead) with jugular and carotid compression on MRI. The association between moderate, diffuse 18 F-FDG uptake and infiltrative contrast enhancement suggested osteomyelitis. The medical history indicated that this infection probably complicated a right otitis externa which occurred several weeks before and was treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Signs of active otitis are still visible on the PET/MRI images that show mild 18 F-FDG uptake (stars, SUVmax 2.0) and contrast-enhanced wall thickening of the external auditory canal. The diagnosis was confirmed by an endonasal endoscopy biopsy carried out a few days later, that showed Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections, and allowed an adapted antibacterial therapy to be started. This case illustrates the complementary value of PET and MRI for characterizing cell metabolism and the tissue microenvironment in osteomyelitis of the vertebrae [1] and skull base [2, 3] in a one-shot setting. References 1. Kouijzer IJE, Scheper H, de Rooy JWJ, Bloem JL, Janssen MJR, van den Hoven L, et al. The diagnostic value of 18F-FDG-PET/CT and MRI in suspected vertebral osteomyelitisa prospective study. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2018;45:798-805. 2. van Kroonenburgh AMJL, van der Meer WL, Bothof RJP, van Tilburg M, van Tongeren J, Postma AA. Advanced imaging techniques in skull base osteomyelitis due to malignant otitis externa.
doi:10.1007/s00259-018-4055-7 pmid:29799068 fatcat:tymuw7x3fzfg5ikb4gduz5s5nu

Characterization of SWOT Water Level Errors on Seine Reservoirs and La Bassée Gravel Pits: Impacts on Water Surface Energy Budget Modeling

Catherine Ottlé, Anthony Bernus, Thomas Verbeke, Karine Pétrus, Zun Yin, Sylvain Biancamaria, Anne Jost, Damien Desroches, Claire Pottier, Charles Perrin, Alban de Lavenne, Nicolas Flipo (+1 others)
2020 Remote Sensing  
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) space mission will map surface area and water level changes in lakes at the global scale. Such new data are of great interest to better understand and model lake dynamics as well as to improve water management. In this study, we used the large-scale SWOT simulator developed at the French Space National Center (CNES) to estimate the expected measurement errors of the water level of different water bodies in France. These water bodies include five
more » ... e reservoirs of the Seine River and numerous small gravel pits located in the Seine alluvial plain of La Bassée upstream of the city of Paris. The results show that the SWOT mission will allow to observe water levels with a precision of a few tens of centimeters (10 cm for the largest water reservoir (Orient), 23 km2), even for the small gravel pits of size of a few hectares (standard deviation error lower than 0.25 m for water bodies larger than 6 ha). The benefit of the temporal sampling for water level monitoring is also highlighted on time series of pseudo-observations based on real measurements perturbed with the simulated noise errors. Then, the added value of these future data for the simulation of lake energy budgets is shown using the FLake lake model through sensitivity experiments. Results show that the SWOT data will help to model the surface temperature of the studied water bodies with a precision better than 0.5 K and the evaporation with an accuracy better than 0.2 mm/day. These large improvements compared to the errors obtained when a constant water level is prescribed (1.2 K and 0.6 mm/day) demonstrate the potential of SWOT for monitoring the lake energy budgets at global scale in addition to the other foreseen applications in operational reservoir management.
doi:10.3390/rs12182911 fatcat:aw5f36ywnjg3ffnzmaf7ypa2x4

Page 502 of School Psychology Review Vol. 42, Issue 4 [page]

2013 School Psychology Review  
Coplan Damien C. Cormier Laura M. Crothers Edward J. Daly John L. Davis Michelle K. Demaray John E. Desrochers James C. DiPerna George J. DuPaul Nick Elksnin Steven W. Evans Kevin J.  ... 

Page 507 of School Psychology Review Vol. 43, Issue 4 [page]

2014 School Psychology Review  
Cook Damien C. Cormier John E. Desrochers James C. DiPerna Aryn Dotterer Steven W. Evans Sarah Fefer Stacey Field Jack M. Fletcher Andy Frey Dan L. Gadke Cathleen Geraghty Anisa N.  ... 


2014 School psychology review  
Cook Damien C. Cormier John E. Desrochers James C. DiPerna Aryn Dotterer Steven W. Evans Sarah Fefer Stacey Field Jack M. Fletcher Andy Frey Dan L. Gadke Cathleen Geraghty Anisa N.  ... 
doi:10.17105/0279-6015-43.4.507 fatcat:b72umzmhrvetxbimh4k67pms2a

Rapport du directeur de L'Actualité économique à HEC Montréal et à la Société canadienne de Science économique pour l'année 2006-2007

Patrick González
2007 L'Actualité Economique  
Banque du Canada Gilles Dostaler UQAM Benoit Dostie HeC Montréal Damien Échevin Université de Sherbrooke Dieudonné ella UQAM Marc Fleurbaey Université Paris 5 yves Charles Fluckiger Université  ...  de Toulouse I Jérôme Creel Fondation nationale des sciences politiques Samuel Danthine UQAM Anyck Dauphin Université du Québec en outaouais Daniel Desjardins Université de Sherbrooke Brigitte Desroches  ... 
doi:10.7202/019396ar fatcat:dpm3fyi6gjfgveaeljj6ksymsy

Leclerc, enquête sur un système, Frédéric Carluer-Lossouarn. Éditions Bernard Gobin, 2008, Rennes

Damien Rousselière
2009 Revue internationale de l économie sociale Recma  
Damien Rousselière G N°312 RECMA -REVUE INTERNATIONALE DE L'ÉCONOMIE SOCIALE Leclerc, enquête sur un système Frédéric Carluer-Lossouarn. Editions Bernard Gobin, 2008, Rennes.  ...  Même des critères « hors ACI » comme la participation des salariés, cette autre tradition rochdalienne selon Desroche (3) , sont au moins pris en compte.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1020941ar fatcat:3unl2akigjbctprucbkdprtf6u

« Je viens d'achever le billet que j'avais dans la tête »

Adrien Rannaud
2018 Contextes  
Senécal (Éva), « Lettres à Alfred DesRochers », fonds d’archives Alfred-DesRochers, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec-Sherbrooke, P6, lettre du 9 août 1929.  ...  ’imaginaire générique (Constance de Salm, Vingt-quatre heures d’une femme sensible ) », La tradition des romans de femmes, xviii e - xix e siècles , sous la direction de Catherine Mariette-Clot & Damien  ... 
doi:10.4000/contextes.6430 fatcat:2acx3c3mxna6dcmhyv4oh3secy

Page 202 of Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Vol. 48, Issue [page]

1958 Transactions of the American Philosophical Society  
B., 158, 159 Desroches, 187 De Thou, J.  ...  ., 91 D’Aiguillon, Duc, 115 D’Alembert, J. le Rond, 13, 83, 94, 143, 150- 152, 167, 168, 190 Damiens, R. F., 185 Damilaville, E. N., 49, 119, 120, 133, 145, 147, 148, 167, 171, 177 Daminy, P.  ... 

Page 202 of Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Vol. 48, Issue [page]

1958 Transactions of the American Philosophical Society  
B., 158, 159 Desroches, 187 De Thou, J.  ...  ., 91 D’Aiguillon, Duc, 115 D’Alembert, J. le Rond, 13, 83, 94, 143, 150- 152, 167, 168, 190 Damiens, R. F., 185 Damilaville, E. N., 49, 119, 120, 133, 140, 145, 147, 148, 167, 171, 177 Daminy, P.  ... 

Le poète et son dieu

André Brochu
1999 Voix et Images  
Dans les évocations dévotes de Frechette, qui se rapportent souvent à François d'Assise et à ses proches, par exemple sainte Claire, ou aux moniales de Saint-Damien, quand ce n'est aux personnages de la  ...  Il y a bien les quétaineries d'Alfred DesRochers, qui bourrent le second tome de ses oeuvres poétiques dans la collection «Nénuphar»; les marialeries de Roger Brien ou de Gustave Lamarche.  ... 
doi:10.7202/201454ar fatcat:ll4yzbrzbbajndygoox3ruw3sa

Yves Frenette, Marcel Martel et John Willis, dir. Envoyer et recevoir : lettres et correspondances dans les diasporas francophones. Québec, Presses de l'Université Laval, 2006, 298 p

Manon Brunet
2008 Mens Revue d histoire intellectuelle et culturelle  
religieuses québécoises et celles hors du Québec, souvent plus abandonnées à leur sort que les franco-américaines, dont les relations avec Groulx ont déjà été bien approfondies dans le mémoire de maîtrise de Damien-Claude  ...  Les résistances du francophile Asselin sont persistantes, tandis que celles de DesRochers, lui-même ayant connu très tôt la culture américaine, ne le sont pas assez aux yeux de Dantin.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1022829ar fatcat:hcdh4myqszhlll7vi5pvrhv6vq

Index des noms [chapter]

2020 Femmes et littérature  
Deroin, Jeanne Françoise (épouse d'Antoine Desroches) : 53, 84, 224. Desanti, Dominique : voir Persky, Dominique Anne. Desautels, Denise : 510.  ...  Delarue, Lucie (épouse de Joseph-Charles Mardrus) : Damien, Albertine (épouse de Julien Sarrazin) : 312, 320- 321, 369. Dangennes, Berthe Blanchard, dite Berthe : 97, 237.  ... 
doi:10.3917/gall.reid.2020.02.0535 fatcat:cc5f6fsafjaz3dj2ury74lht4y
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