Francisco de Salles Collet E Silva

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BACKGROUND Resection of the caudate lobe (involving segments I [dorsal sector] and/or IX [right paracaval region]) often presents a technical challenge. It is difficult to perform because of its deep location and adjacency to the major hepatic vessels (ie, the left and middle hepatic veins). METHODS A literature review was performed based on a Medline(More)
We report an immunodeficient patient with a rare gastrointestinal manifestation. A 26-year-old male with common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) and bronchiolitis obliterans, who was on intravenous gamma-globulin and prednisone, presented diffuse abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and constipation of 3 days' duration. He reported 5 years of recurrent(More)
OBJECTIVE to evaluate the outcome of abdominal wall integrity of both techniques. METHODS a retrospective study was carried out at the Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, identifying the patients undergoing temporary abdominal closure (TAC) from January 2005 to December 2011. Data were collected through the review of(More)
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