Eduardo Guimaraes Horneaux de Moura

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BACKGROUND Duodenal stenting has become a broadly accepted first line of treatment for patients with advanced malignant gastroduodenal obstruction as these patients are difficult to treat and are poor surgical candidates. AIMS To document duodenal stent performance for palliative management of malignant gastroduodenal obstruction. METHODS Multicentre,(More)
BACKGROUND Silastic rings are used in gastric bypass procedures for the treatment of obesity, but ring slippage may lead to gastric pouch outlet stenosis (GPOS). Conventional management has been ring removal through abdominal surgery. OBJECTIVE To describe a novel, safe, minimally invasive, endoscopic technique for the treatment of GPOS caused by ring(More)
BACKGROUND Indications for colostomy in colorectal diseases are obstruction of the large bowel, such as in cancer, diverticular disease in the acute phase, post-radiotherapy enteritis, complex perirectal fistulas, anorectal trauma and severe anal incontinence. Some critically ill patients cannot tolerate an exploratory laparotomy, and laparoscopic assisted(More)
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