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BACKGROUND There is a large consensus to preserve the distance of 5 cm above the proximal border of the lower esophageal sphincter (PBLES) as appropriate to the location of the electrode of the pH-metry. The main objective of this study is to determine whether placement of the electrode below the recommended location achieves a significant difference in the(More)
BACKGROUND There is today a significant greater number of laparoscopic antireflux procedures for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and there are yet controversies about the necessity of division of the short gastric vessels and full mobilization of the gastric fundus to perform an adequate fundoplication. AIM To verify the results(More)
The pancreatic anatomo-functional characteristics explain the traumatic gravidity and the problems in diagnostic. Its lesion is treated surgically, with controversial aspects. In terms of literature and analytic description of a case, were established: the initial course of trauma can be uncharacteristic, with normal amilasemia and abdomen Rx; the(More)
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