Carlota de León Huertas

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The classic endoscopic diagnosis of a Barrett's esophagus (BE) is based on the finding of > or =3 cm, of distal esophagus covered by specialized columnar epithelium. However, currently, it is based on the finding of intestinal metaplasia (IM) at the squamous-columnar mucosal junction, independent of its extent. The aim of this study was to determine the(More)
BACKGROUND The aim was to perform a prospective randomized study in patients with chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux treated either by total fundoplication or calibration of the cardia with posterior gastropexy. Late follow-up considered subjective and objective parameters, and related outcome to the presence of Barrett's oesophagus. METHODS A total of 164(More)
The demands of the institution, student diversity, and the need to reach out to this entire population are a challenge that necessitates resources, training, and specific guidance in order to respond to new issues that emerge. This reality requires a transformation of schools in compensatory education contexts, a task that does not simply entail changing(More)
BACKGROUND Peripheral neuronal impairment compromises foot health in patients with diabetes. Clinically, xerosis is the most common mild complication, but it should not be underestimated. An effective treatment must be able to restore the cutaneous barrier and prevent water loss, to maintain adequate hydration and protection. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to(More)
BACKGROUND Sixty percent of adults has typical symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in Chile. AIM To report the clinical and laboratory features of patients with gastroesophageal reflux. PATIENTS AND METHODS Five hundred thirty-four patients (255 male) with gastroesophageal reflux were included in a prospective protocol that included clinical analysis,(More)
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