Estela Fernández-Salgado

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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is a widely used technique for long-term enteral nutrition. Buried bumper syndrome is one of the long-term complications of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, and occurs when the internal retention bolster ulcerates the gastric mucosa, migrates into the deeper gastric wall and becomes covered by gastric mucosa.(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Despite having adopted preventive measures, tuberculosis (TB) may still occur in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF). Data on the causes and characteristics of TB cases in this scenario are lacking. Our aim was to describe the characteristics of TB in anti-TNF-treated IBD(More)
A 63-year-old woman complained of rectal bleeding of hemorroidal type and spontaneous emission of mucus in the feces for 2 months. Laboratory tests, tumoral markers included, were normal. A colonoscopy was performed revealing a 2-cm polypoid lesion (Fig. 1A) with a mucoid and gelatinous material (Fig. 2) coming out of it. Cytology and biopsies were(More)
BACKGROUND Anti-TNF treatment is effective for Crohn's disease (CD); however, some patients did not achieve remission with these drugs. AIMS To evaluate the short-term effectiveness of a second anti-TNF in CD patients who did not achieve remission with the first one and to assess its durability. METHODS Patients who did not achieve remission with their(More)
A minor proportion of patients with achalasia eventually have a neoplasm and, as a consequence, pseudoachalasia is diagnosed. A neoplasm may either involve gastrointestinal junction or present a paraneoplastic effect. Over the global diagnoses of achalasia issued in 5 years of experience in our motility unit, we have found 13% (3/23 cases) of(More)
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