Eduardo Guimarães Hourneaux de Moura

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Gastric per-oral endoscopic myotomy (G-POEM) recently has been reported as minimally invasive therapy for gastroparesis. The aims of this study were to report on the first multicenter experience with G-POEM and to assess the efficacy and safety of this novel procedure for patients with gastroparesis with symptoms refractory to medical(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of the duodenal-jejunal bypass liner (DJBL), a 60-cm, impermeable fluoropolymer liner anchored in the duodenum to create a duodenal-jejunal bypass, on metabolic parameters in obese subjects with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Twenty-two subjects (mean age, 46.2±10.5 years) with type 2 diabetes and(More)
AIM To analyze through meta-analyses the benefits of two types of stents in the inoperable malignant biliary obstruction. METHODS A systematic review of randomized clinical trials (RCT) was conducted, with the last update on March 2015, using EMBASE, CINAHL (EBSCO), MEDLINE, LILACS/CENTRAL (BVS), SCOPUS, CAPES (Brazil), and gray literature. Information of(More)
BACKGROUND This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the duodenojejunal bypass liner (DJBL) in the improvement of insulin resistance and reduction of cardiovascular risk among morbidly obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, using the triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol ratio, percentage of weight loss, and glycemic control.(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate the available data on the treatment of early colorectal cancer (CRC), either endoscopically or surgically. METHODS Two independent reviewers searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, CENTRAL COCHRANE, LILACS and EBSCO for articles published up to August 2015. No language or dates filters were applied. Inclusion criteria were studies with(More)
AIM To compare deep sedation with propofol-fentanyl and midazolam-fentanyl regimens during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. METHODS After obtaining approval of the research ethics committee and informed consent, 200 patients were evaluated and referred for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Patients were randomized to receive propofol-fentanyl or(More)
Advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (SCCE) is usually a disease of dismal prognosis. Palliation of dysphagia is the main goal of its treatment. This trial compared surgical to endoscopic palliation of dysphagia. Forty patients(32:8a, age 39-79y) suffering from TNM stage III or IV SCCE were divided into two groups: 20 patients were submitted to(More)
Chromoendoscopy with Lugol's staining remains the gold standard technique for detecting superficial SCC. An alternative technique, such as narrow-band imaging (NBI), for "optical staining" would be desirable, since NBI is a simpler technique and has no known complications. In this study, we compare NBI without magnification and chromoendoscopy with Lugol's(More)