Jordi Bombardó-Junca

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of terminal parastomal hernia (PH) after colostomy placement may be as high as 50%. The effect of the PH may range from discomfort to life-threatening complications. Surgical procedures for repairing PH are difficult to perform and present a high-failure rate. OBJECTIVE To reduce the incidence of PH by implanting a lightweight(More)
INTRODUCTION Parastomal hernia (PH) is a common complication of end colostomy, found in over 50% of patients. Abdominal computerized tomography (CT) may help diagnosis. The prevalence of PH may be higher than previously reported. We present a new CT classification for use in clinical practice. METHOD A cross-sectional, descriptive observational study was(More)
In 1997 we launched a prospective program of transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for the treatment of rectal cancer. Suitability for TEM was based on endorectal ultrasound results, classified as follows: (I) benign tumors; (II) adenocarcinomas uT0 and uT1 with uN0; (III) adenocarcinomas uT2- uN0, low histological grade with intention to cure; and (IV)(More)
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