Brian Guilherme Monteiro Marta Coimbra

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BACKGROUND Eastern literature is remarkable for presenting survival rates for surgical treatment of gastric adenocarcinoma superior to those presented in western countries. AIM To analyze the long-term result after D2 gastrectomy for gastric cancer. METHODS Two hundred seventy four underwent gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection as exclusive(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery has been increasingly applied to gastric cancer surgery. Gastrointestinal tract reconstruction totally done by laparoscopy also has been a challenge for those who developed this procedure. AIM To describe simplified reconstruction after total or subtotal gastrectomy for gastric cancer by laparoscopy and the results of its(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Chronic hepatitis B infection is associated with an increased risk of cirrhosis, hepatic decompensation, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Our aim is to analyze, through a mathematical model, the potential impact of anti-HBV vaccine in the long-term (that is,(More)
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