Irene Peñas-Herrero

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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage (EUS-GBD) has been introduced as an alternative to percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage for the treatment of acute cholecystitis in non-surgical candidates. A systematic review of the English language literature through PubMed search until June 2014 was conducted. One hundred and fifty-five(More)
The clip Ovesco (Ovesco, Tübingen, Germany) is a novel endoscopic method for mechanical compression of tissue in the gastrointestinal tract. The indications for treatment are closure of perforations and fistulas and control of bleeding in which the conventional endoscopic treatment has failed. We report two cases about the use of an Ovesco (over-the-scope(More)
A 52-year-old man with Roux-en-Y gastrectomy and esophagojejunostomy experienced relapsing cholangitis after open cholecystectomy with removal of bile duct stones and sphincteroplasty 7 months earlier. Transjejunal EUSguided cholangiography was performed after left intrahepatic duct puncture. A biliary covered self-expandable metal stent (cSEMS) was placed(More)
Survival after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) has increased over the last decades, focusing on the metabolic complications that contribute to patient morbidity and mortality. The aim of our study was to describe the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS), its components, and its associated factors in patients who underwent OLT in a hospital in Spain.(More)
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