Ana Lilia Garduño-López

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a very rare disease among young individuals. Epidemiological, clinical and histopathological features of this malignancy in the youth have not been thoroughly studied. METHODOLOGY A review of the clinical files of patients with HCC younger than 40 years of age, who were treated between May 1990 and July(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has increased in many countries as a result of an increased frequency of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. In Mexico, the association of HCC to HCV infection has not been evaluated. This study aims to evaluate the epidemiological factors related to HCC in Mexican patients as well as the results of treatment.(More)
The authors report the case of a 34-year-old woman who presented liver metastases from a virilizing lipoid cell ovarian tumor. The patient complained of right upper quadrant abdominal pain, strong virilization and secondary amenorrhea. She developed hirsutism and irregular menses at the age of 23, and a salpingo-ooforectomy for a right ovarian lipoid cell(More)
INTRODUCTION Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a very rare disease among young individuals. Epidemiological, clinical, and histopathological features of this malignancy in youth have not been thoroughly studied. PATIENTS AND METHODS A review of clinical files of patients with HCC < 40 years of age treated between May 1990 and July 2002 was performed. (More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS To compare patients with gallbladder cancer treated with radical resection and regional lymphadenectomy (RR-RL) versus simple cholecystectomy and adjuvant external radiotherapy (SC-ERT) and determine outcome. METHODOLOGY Presentation, operative data, complications and survival were examined in 137 patients. In particular, the 45 patients(More)
Primary hepatic lymphoma (PHL) is a rare tumor and its clinical behavior remains unknown. We report a case of PHL in a 47 year-old male patient without chronic liver disease and with preoperative diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody and anti-hepatitis C virus antibody were negative. The patient underwent a right(More)
BACKGROUND Percutaneous ethanol injection has been successfully used for hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) smaller than 5 cm in size. For larger lesions large volume ethanol injection has not been well explored. AIM Evaluate the results of intraoperative Ultrasonographic-guided large volume ethanol injection for HCC larger than 4 cm in size. PATIENTS AND(More)
INTRODUCTION Cavernous hemangioma is the most frequent focal liver lesion. It affects mainly women and may cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, mass, and early satiety, or complications such as heart failure or coagulopathy. There are several options for treatment in symptomatic patients. However, it seems that surgical resection is the only curative(More)
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