Diogo Kfouri

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PURPOSE To evaluate the biocompatibility and effectiveness of porcine SIS (small intestinal submucosa), when used as a patch to repair a defect on the anterior duodenal wall. METHODS The experimental study was performed in 8 dogs. A segment of the anterior duodenal wall was removed and the defect was repaired with a patch of porcine intestinal submucosa.(More)
Although risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma include primary sclerosing cholangitis, congenital biliary malformations, and parasitic liver disease, and hepatolithiasis, none of those was present in the case herein reported. This is the first report the occurrence of a SRC bile duct cancer in a Western patient, and this might be relevant since(More)
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