E Ma Montalvá Orón

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We report a case of small bowel obstruction in a 74-year-old woman presenting with abdominal pain due to the accidental swallowing of a snail shell. A diagnosis of obstruction was made by abdominal radiograph, and its etiology was found after abdominal CT was performed. This is an unusual case of small bowel obstruction due to a foreign body that was(More)
Pancreas and kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and terminal renal insufficiency. Herein we have presented a series of 35 patients transplanted between 2002 and 2009 including periods before and after 2007 divided based on introduction of some technical aspects. In the first phase (learning period)(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of weight loss in clinical progression of the comorbidities in a group of morbid obese patients submitted to surgical treatment with the duodenal switch technique. STUDY SETTING Between 2001-2006, we have operated by the duodenal crossing technique a total of 118 morbid obese patients (97 women and 21 men), mean age 42.6(More)
The authors present a study in two groups of Wistar rats, which were given two different parenteral nutritions with two different amounts of proteins, during different periods of time (4, 7 and 11 days), with the objective of evaluating their influence on the healing of a colonic anastomosis which was performed prior to the initiation of the TPN. To asses(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the course of blood parameters from patients with morbid obesity submitted to the duodenal crossing surgical technique. METHODS 110 patients were studied in whom post-surgical monitoring of ponderal and laboratory parameters (the ones most influenced by this type of surgery such as hematocrit, hemoglobin, glucose, total proteins,(More)
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