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Treatment of achalasia: lessons learned with Chagas' disease.
Chagas' disease (CD) is highly prevalent in South America. Brazilian surgeons and gastroenterologists gained valuable experience in the treatment of CD esophagopathy (chagasic achalasia) due to theExpand
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Echoguided hepatico-gastrostomy: a case report.
and maybe seen as a variation of the intrahepatic approach, butwithout selective drainage through the ampulla.In terms of a minimally invasive concept and low com-plication rate, this is the firstExpand
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Complicações em colonoscopia
Summary The colonoscopy is an diagnostic procedure with the possibility of therapy that is being increasingly performed. However, this diagnostic modality is not free from complications. These may beExpand
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Bleeding angiodysplasia of the major duodenal papilla: how should it be handled?
Angiodysplasia is characterized by degenerative vascular dilation of the capillary net in the absence of dysplastic tissue. On endoscopy, flat or slightly elevated, reddish, roundish or starryExpand
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EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy: how should it be handled?
The EUS guided hepaticogastrostomy and choledochoduodenostomy are very advanced procedures in the pancreatic biliaryarea and intend to have a effective biliary drainage. The hepaticogastrostomy isExpand
Endoscopic ultrasound guided fistulization between left intrahepatic duct and jejunum in a patient with Roux-en-Y anastomosis and jaundice.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) is considered the elective procedure for biliary decompression in jaundiced patients (1). In the last decade a new endoscopic salvage procedureExpand