Benedito Herani Filho

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There is controversy in the literature regarding the motor function behavior of the lower esophageal sphincter and esophagus following partial gastrectomy. We studied 26 patients with gastric adenocarcinoma of the distal corpus and/or antrum who underwent radical subtotal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction. There were 15 women (57.69%) and 11 men(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of the Protocol for treatment of patients with severe acute pancreatitis. METHODS We consecutively analyzed age, gender, etiology, length of hospital stay, type of treatment and mortality of 37 patients with severe acute pancreatitis from January 2002. RESULTS The patients' ages ranged from 20 to 88 years (average 50(More)
BACKGROUND Bacteremia seems to increase the morbidity and mortality in clinical and surgical conditions, however the importance and factors associated with it during acute calculous cholecystitis are not well established. The purpose of this study was to determine pre-operative prevalence, associated factors and prognosis of bacteremia in patients with(More)
PURPOSE The objective of the experimental study is to detect the macroscopic and microscopic alterations of the mesenterium and parietal peritoneum when hypertonic glucose aqueous solution 10%-25% is administrated into the peritoneal cavity of the rat. METHODS 90 Wistar females young rats adults were used weighing between 180-250 g, numbered 1 to 90,(More)
PURPOSE To determine the frequency, associate factors and clinical features of bacteremia in patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), with or without therapeutic procedures. METHODS Prospectively, 42 consecutives patients undergoing 46 endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographies (ERCPs) from August to December 1994(More)
The authors present the results of 35 patients with alcaline gastritis submitted to truncal vagotomy and jejunostomy by Roux in technic. Preoperative diagnosis was founded in clinical symptoms and endoscopy with histopathology. In a follow-up of 84,8% of the patients, clinical results were excellent or good in 92,8%, showing relief of pain and vomits,(More)
PURPOSE We propose the use of fluoroscopic guidance for endoscopic injection of n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate to treat gastric variceal hemorrhage to achieve placement of the safest quantity of tissue adhesive. METHODS Ten patients with gastric varices were treated with n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate endoscopic injection under fluoroscopic guidance for the purpose of(More)