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Long-term follow-up after sleeve gastrectomy versus Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus one-anastomosis gastric bypass: a prospective randomized comparative study of weight loss and remission of
BackgroundOne-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB) has exponentially increased in the last decade, as it is associated with very low complications, mortality, readmissions and reoperations rates, andExpand
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Prognostic factors in Fournier gangrene.
BACKGROUND Fournier gangrene is a necrotizing fasciitis, arising in the genital and perineal area. This entity is still associated with a high mortality rate despite improvements in antibiotic andExpand
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Inflammation and perforation of a solitary diverticulum of the cecum. A report of 5 cases and literature review.
Solitary diverticulum of the cecum is a benign condition uncommon in the Western world, and with a higher incidence in Asian population. They are usually asymptomatic, and manifest clinically onlyExpand
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Evolution of the Therapeutic Approach of Visceral Artery Aneurysms
Introduction: Visceral artery aneurysms are an infrequent entity. Most of them are asymptomatic, but when they present as a rupture, a high mortality is associated. Material and Methods: We reviewExpand
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Volvulus of the Small Bowel in Adults
The volvulus of the small bowel is a surgical emergency, causing small bowel obstruction. We performed a retrospective study of all the patients diagnosed and treated with small bowel volvulusExpand
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Effect of peritoneal lavage with clindamycin-gentamicin solution on infections after elective colorectal cancer surgery.
BACKGROUND Colorectal surgery may lead to infections because despite meticulous aseptic measures, extravasation of microorganisms from the colon lumen is unavoidable. STUDY DESIGN A prospective,Expand
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Prophylactic mesh vs suture in the closure of the umbilical trocar site after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in high-risk patients for incisional hernia. A randomized clinical trial.
BACKGROUND Prosthetic repair has become the standard method for hernia repair. Mesh placement for the prevention of trocar site incisional hernia (TSIH) is still a controversial issue. We tested theExpand
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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: review of 20-years experience
IntroductionDermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is an uncommon soft tissue neoplasm with low-intermediate grade of malignancy. It is a locally aggressive tumour with a high recurrence rate.Expand
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Impact of preoperative levels of hemoglobin and albumin on the survival of pancreatic carcinoma.
INTRODUCTION Pancreatic cancer presents the worst survival rates of all neoplasms. Surgical resection is the only potentially curative treatment, but is associated with high complication rates andExpand
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[Post trauma diaphragmatic hernia].
UNLABELLED Posttraumatic diaphragmatic hernias may occur after blunt or penetrating trauma. Due to coexisting injuries and the silent nature of the diaphragmatic lesions, the diagnosis can sometimesExpand
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