Elson Vidal Martins Junior

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Internal pancreatic fistulas (IPF) are an uncommon but well-recognized complication of chronic pancreatitis (CP) that are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Because of their low incidence, management is still controversial. The aims of this study are to report the 8-year experience with IPF management in a Brazil(More)
Review of the literature concerning the pathogenesis and the clinical significance of microcrystals and biliary sludge. In addition, the advantages and limitations of the available methodology of identification of these microscopic precipitates and the clinical conditions in which the investigation of the bile composition, with respect to the presence of(More)
Smoking is one of the most consistent epidemiological features related to occurrence and evolution of inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis is accepted as a non or ex-smokers disease suggesting a protective role of tobacco against its development. In contrast there are more Crohn's disease cases between smokers. Sixty eight patients with(More)
Glucagonoma is a neuroendocrine tumor of pancreatic alpha cells manifested by necrolytic migratory erythema, hyperglucagonemia, glucose intolerance, weight loss, anemia and hypopaminoacidemia. We report a case of glucagonoma in a 38 years-old patient diagnosed by the presence of a pancreatic tumor, liver metastasis, weight loss, glucose intolerance,(More)
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