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Assessment of the upper gastrointestinal tract in hemodialysis patients awaiting renal transplantation.
TLDR
The increased risk of severe posttransplant ulceration justifies thorough gastric assessment and prophylactic antiulcer therapy in all renal transplant candidates.
Radiology of adjustable silicone gastric banding for morbid obesity.
TLDR
The radiological findings in 45 morbidly obese patients after gastric restriction surgery with adjustable silicone gastric banding according to the Kuzmak technique are reviewed to enable accurate treatment planning and follow-up of these patients.
Imaging of angioleiomyoma
Extracolonic polyps in familial polyposis coli and Gardner's syndrome
TLDR
Findings confirm that adenomatous polyps are not limited to the colon and rectum, as previously believed, but can affect the whole gastrointestinal tract and periodic surveillance of mucosa seems to be indicated.
Portal thrombosis
TLDR
It is believed that early diagnosis of this rare complication, prompt beginning of anticoagulant therapy, and care in surgical procedures may reduce patient life-threatening risks and assure complete remission.
Restorative proctocolectomy: histological assessment and cytometric DNA analysis of ileal pouch biopsies.
TLDR
Patients treated with restorative proctocolectomy with IPAA showed a higher and increased incidence of inflammation during follow-up and no significant alteration of DNA cellular content nor dysplasia of the pouch mucosa were observed.
Portal thrombosis. A rare complication of laparoscopic splenectomy.
TLDR
It is believed that early diagnosis of this rare complication, prompt beginning of anticoagulant therapy, and care in surgical procedures may reduce patient life-threatening risks and assure complete remission.
Spiral CT of the abdomen after distention of small bowel loops with transparent enema in patients with Crohn's disease
TLDR
The small bowel CT enema technique provides good results in the study of patients with Crohn's disease and can be used to evaluate patients with advanced lesions.
Actinomycosis of submandibular gland: an unusual presentation.
TLDR
The clinical presentation of cervicofacial actinomycosis is variable and may mimic a malignant lesion or chronic granulomatous infections.
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