Francisco Asencio Arana

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OBJECTIVE we studied the diagnostic utility of laparoscopy in patients who underwent absolute radical surgery (R0) for gastric adenocarcinoma and who were at risk for locoregional recurrence. Risk was considered to exist in patients with T3-T4 stage tumors (IUAC TNM classification) that invaded the serosa or affect nearby organs. These patients are(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to describe 17 cases of colorectal foreign bodies introduced during sexual activity, gathered by the authors over the past twenty years (1980-2000), and to establish diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines for these situations. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 17 patients were treated for rectal trauma caused by foreign(More)
INTRODUCTION The Charcot foot (CF) consists of a progressive deterioration of the bones and joints, most common in diabetic patients with advanced neuropathy. The great problem is that can be confused with other processes, delaying the diagnosis and specific treatment. The aim is to analyze the cases of CF diagnosed in our hospital and especially to(More)
INTRODUCTION Transanal endoscopic surgery with conventional laparotomy materials may be an alternative to transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for the excision of rectal lesions susceptible to local resection. MATERIAL AND METHOD We prospectively analysed 27 patients included consecutively between 1999 and 2009, on whom a Transanal endoscopic operation(More)
UNLABELLED A multicentric clinical trial was performed to evaluate two routes of access for implantable subcutaneous central venous devices: by way of the subclavian vein (group A) and peripheral access by way of the veins of the flexion side of the elbow (group B). The indications for implantation were: antineoplastic treatment of solid tumors, myelo- and(More)
We present a review of 175 cases of carcinoma of the colon out of 270 cases of colorectal cancer operated in our service during the period 1980-1986. It is noteworthy that 46.8% of the patients underwent emergency surgery for occlusion and/or diastasic tumoral perforation, and that they presented an advanced average age (48.5% were over 70 years). In(More)
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