Olivier Windisch

Olivier Windisch
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève | HUG

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Introduction
I am a Urology Resident working in Geneva University Hospital, Swizerland since 2016. After obtaining a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Patient-Oriented Clinical Research, my areas of research are onco-urology, live kidney donor donation and medical education, with a special focus of new technologies (smartphones) for medical education. I'm the Co-Founder of HeadToToe mHealth
Additional affiliations
November 2018 - present
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
Position
  • Médecin interne
November 2016 - October 2018
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
Position
  • Médecin interne

Publications

Publications (19)
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Background Fraley's Syndrome is a rare anatomic vascular malformation described in 1966 where an aberrant crossing vessel compresses the upper infundibulum and leads to upper calyx massive dilation. It is mostly asymptomatic and the diagnosis often missed; however, surgery is usually required for symptomatic cases. Open surgery is still frequently...
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Robot-assisted donor nephrectomy (RDN) is increasingly used due to its advantages such as its precision and reduced learning curve when compared to laparoscopic techniques. Concerns remain among surgeons regarding possible longer warm ischemia time. This study aimed to compare patients undergoing robotic living donor nephrectomy to the more frequen...
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Background: Finding readily accessible high-quality medical references can be a challenging task. HeadToToe is a mobile smartphone and tablet platform designed to allow easy and quick access to sound, up-to-date, and validated medical knowledge and guidance. It provides easy access to essential clinical medical content in the form of documents, vid...
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Background: The ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic forced health jurisdictions worldwide to significantly restructure and reorganize their medical activities. In response to the rapidly evolving body of evidence, a solid communication strategy is needed to increase the reach of and adherence to locally drafted and validated guidance to...
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BACKGROUND Current COVID-19 related sanitary crisis has led many hospitals worldwide to rapidly restructure their organization. In response to the rapidly evolving body of evidence, a solid strategy is needed to disseminate local and validated guidance to help implementing recommendations for COVID-19 management. OBJECTIVE We describe the use of a...
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Background: Finding readily accessible high-quality medical references can be a challenging task. HeadToToe is a mobile platform designed to allow easy and quick access to sound, up-to-date, and validated medical knowledge and guidance. It provides easy access to essential clinical medical content in the form of documents, videos, clinical scores...
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BACKGROUND As part of response plans for current outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, authorities are drafting and implementing containment measures across jurisdictions worldwide in the effort to slow transmission and infection rate. A solid communication strategy is needed to increase the reach of valid information to health professionals, reduce misinformati...
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Background As part of the response plans for the current outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), authorities are drafting and implementing containment measures across jurisdictions worldwide in the effort to slow down transmission and reduce the infection rate. A solid communication strategy is needed to increase t...
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BACKGROUND Finding readily accessible high-quality medical references can be a challenging task. HeadToToe is a mobile smartphone and tablet platform designed to allow easy and quick access to sound, up-to-date, and validated medical knowledge and guidance. It provides easy access to essential clinical medical content in the form of documents, vide...
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Head To Toe, a medical knowledge distribution platform : a practical example in urology With the development of new technologies, smartphones are now ubiquitous and occupy a growing place in the medical world. More and more applications are developed in the medical field, either for medical education or as knowledge resources to help physicians gui...
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With the development of new technologies, smartphones are now ubiquitous and occupy a growing place in the medical world. More and more applications are developed in the medical field, either for medical education or as knowledge resources to help physicians guide their treatment, and have been regrouped under the name of mobile-learning or m-learn...
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Background: Patients with periampullary tumors frequently undergo endoscopic biliary investigations and biliary drainage (BD) prior to surgery. Recent literature shows a shift of the biliary microbiome toward more resistant bacteria in patients having BD. This study aimed to evaluate the local microbiome and changes induced by BD and related antibi...
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Acute pancreatitis is a frequent disease, with a simple course in 80 % of the cases but a high morbidity and mortality in its severe form. Biliary origin and alcohol represent 80 % of the etiologies. Except endoscopic removal of gallstone for biliary origin, treatment remains symptomatic and focuses on fluid resuscitation, effective antalgia and ad...
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Background Acute pancreatitis (AP) is associated with high morbidity and mortality in its most severe forms. Most patients with severe AP require intubation and invasive mechanical ventilation, frequently for more than 7 days, which is associated with the worst outcome. Recent increasing evidence from preclinical and clinical studies support the be...
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This review article analyzes, through a nonsystematic approach, the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis (AP) with a focus on the effects of thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) on the disease. The benefit–risk balance is also discussed. AP has an overall mortality of 1 %, increasing to 30 % in its severe form. The systemic inflammation induces a str...

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A mobile platform intended to provide a quick and easy access to high quality and validated medical content.