Alcino Lázaro da Silva

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PURPOSE To carry out an anatomic study of superior laryngeal nerve in not preserved in formaldehyde and not frozen corpses. METHODS Thirty-eight male corpses from the Minas Gerais Medico-legal Institute (IML) were studied. In 18 corpses dissection was performed bilaterally and in 20 only on the left side, total number 56 nerves dissected. Their(More)
BACKGROUND The jejunal pouch interposition between the gastric body and the duodenum after the gastrectomy, although not frequent in the surgical practice today, has been successfully employed for the prevention and treatment of the postgastrectomy syndromes. In the latter, it is included the dumping syndrome, which affects 13-58% of the patients who(More)
T he spleen, since antiquity, is an organ little known in its duties 1,3. We conclude that all its physiological role is not known; but what is known, is that it is essential, verified through other means, by post-splenectomy sepsis for example 4,5. Anatomical studies developed by Neder, AM 7 and Zapala, A. 26 , guided by DiDio and anatomical dissections by(More)
BACKGROUND The most common injury to indicate definitive stoma is rectal cancer. Despite advances in surgical treatment, the abdominoperineal resection is still the most effective operation in radical treatment of malignancies of the distal rectum invading the sphincter and anal canal. Even with all the effort that surgeons have to preserve anal sphincters,(More)
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