Flor N Villalon

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the appropriateness of the recent recommendations for managing Helicobacter pylori infection in children in a university hospital in Southern Europe. Antimicrobial resistance and response to eradication therapy were also determined. MATERIALS AND METHODS The presence of H. pylori was studied in 143(More)
BACKGROUND Management of appendicular mass is still controversial. Some authors plead for an initial non-operative approach followed by a delayed appendectomy. OBJECTIVES Our aim has been to revise the usefulness of this management and the optimal time to carry out the appendectomy. METHODS We made a retrospective review of all the appendicular mass(More)
BACKGROUND In order to improve laparoscopic skills, appendectomy is the most common procedure because of its high frequency and low difficulty. In spite of that, during the learning curve (each surgeon´s first 35 interventions) the incidence of complications may increase, so improvement in training means a bigger risk for some patients. METHODS We(More)
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