A Ferré Alamo

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Colonoscopies are usually performed using pharmacological sedation. This process entails certain risks. In the search for alternative methods, some studies have analysed the effect music can have on patients during the procedure when used as a complement to sedation. We present a prospective, randomized study in which we assess the(More)
Idiopathic or familial colonic varices are an infrequent cause of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. It seems that congenital vascular abnormalities are involved in its etiopathogenesis. We present two cases in the same family. The disease first presented as intermittent episodes of rectorrhagia. In one case varices of the small intestine were detected by(More)
A case of ampullary cancer, the first clinical manifestation of which was two episodes of acute pancreatitis is presented with review of the literature on the possible role of this type of cancer as a causal agent of episodes of acute pancreatitis. We support the use of ERCP in all patients with acute idiopathic pancreatitis with the aim of discarding the(More)
BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has become one of the most prevalent pathologies in Gastroenterology Units, which added to its clinical outcome, treatment, the complexity of affected patients and the need to be continuously updated for the correct management of the disease, have made essential the presence of specific IBD units in each hospital.(More)
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