Gonzalo I Urrejola

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the place of pancreaticogastrostomy (PG) in reducing pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy. From January 1988 to June 1991, 32 consecutive patients (mean age, 57 years) were operated on, 25 for malignant disease (78%). The pancreatic remnant was normal in 17 patients (53%) and sclerotic in the others. There was(More)
BACKGROUND The neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio is an effective marker of inflammation ana can have prognostic value in surgical patients. AIM To evaluate the effect of an increased neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) on perioperative complications ana overall ana disease-free survival in patients undergoing elective resection for stage II colon cancer. (More)
Perianal tuberculosis is an uncommon variant of extra pulmonary tuberculosis and mimics other common perianal conditions. We report two patients with perianal tuberculosis. An 82-year-old male presenting with purulent perianal discharge and weight loss. A pelvic magnetic resonance imaging showed a low trans sphincteric anorectal fistula with abscess(More)
A loop ileostomy with intraoperative anterograde colonic lavage has been described as an alternative to colectomy in the management of cases of Clostridium difficile infection refractory to medical treatment. We report a 69 years old diabetic women admitted with a septic shock. An abdominal CAT scan showed a pan-colitis that seemed to be infectious. A(More)
Tuberculosis remains a health problem worldwide, especially in developing countries, and has gained importance with the rise of HIV prevalence. Pulmonary tuberculosis is the most common variety. Abdominal tuberculosis is a rare entity. It may present as peritoneal, nodal, or visceral disease. In the visceral variety, the ileocecal region is the most(More)
BACKGROUND Febrile neutropenia is one of the most important problems to face during the treatment of acute leukemia. AIM To assess the results of a standardized protocol for the treatment of febrile neutropenia and compare it with a period in which treatment was not standardized. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred and eight episodes of febrile neutropenia(More)
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