Edrissi Fernandes

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INTRODUCTION Robot-assisted surgery for the treatment of gastric cancer is considered to be safe and feasible with early post-operative outcomes comparable to open and laparoscopic series. However, data regarding long-term oncological outcomes are lacking. Aim of this study is to evaluate long-term oncological outcomes of a cohort of gastric cancer patients(More)
BACKGROUND Complete surgical (R0) resection remains the only potentially curative intervention for patients with localised gastric cancer. To achieve a curative resection, patients may require complex operations with resection of contiguous organs. The aim of this study was to assess how the extent of surgical resection influenced morbidity, mortality and(More)
AIM In this retrospective series we evaluate our experience in surgical treatment of HCC and examine early and long-term results of 46 hepatic resections. METHODS Eighty-eight patients with HCC have been observed at our Department. Fifty patients (57%) have been operated, but only 46 (92%) could be resected; 43 patients (93.5%) carried liver cirrhosis. We(More)
BACKGROUND Pancreatic surgery is a challenging application of minimally invasive surgery. Due to the complexity of the surgical technique, requiring dissection along major abdominal vessels as well as delicate reconstruction involving biliary, pancreatic and enteric anastomoses, reports on laparoscopic pancreatic surgery have been scanty. With the advent of(More)
Two patients who developed gastric giardiasis after 2 weeks of treatment with omeprazole 20 mg b.i.d. followed by omeprazole 20 mg per day for 2–6 weeks are described. In one atient, gastric giardiasis occurred in the presence of only mild intestinal metaplasia. In the other patient,Giardia lamblia infection had resolved 4 weeks after the cessation of(More)
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