José Antonio Amondarain Arratíbel

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MATERIAL AND METHODS a series of 23 cases with cystic pancreatic neoplasms studied and treated between December 1977 and December 2001 out of 297 cases of pancreatic neoplasms is presented. RESULTS 16/23 were true pancreatic cystic neoplasms: 9 microcystic adenomas and 6 mucinous cystoadenoma type. There were also 2 hydatid cysts, 1 lymphangioma, 2 cases(More)
A 34 year old woman was treated for abdominal discomfort. A CT of the abdomen showed a cyst on the tail of the pancreas (Image 1). A diagnosis of a cystic neoplasm of the pancreas was made. She was operated on and a distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy were performed. A specimen revealed the presence of a hydatid cyst affecting the tail of the pancreas and(More)
A series of 84 patients operated on for colorrectal cancer-Duke's stages A:6, B:22, C:51 and D:5- are studied prospectively and with a 5 year follow-up. All of them were treated in the same hospital and with identical criteria during a period of time of two years. Immunoglobulins (A, G, M) and skin reactivity measured through a multiantigen device were(More)
The authors contribute three new cases of pancreatic cystadenoma, two of the mucinous variety and one microcystic-serous, to the series of cases that have appeared in the recent literature. Emphasis is placed on the importance of a correct surgical strategy in the approach to the problem of cystic pancreatic tumors. The importance of microscopic study of(More)
INTRODUCTION Mucoceles of the appendix are infrequent entities and are found in only 0.25% of all appendectomies and 8% of all appendicular tumors. MATERIAL AND METHODS We describe 27 cases of mucocele of the appendix treated at Donostia Hospital between January 1978 and December 2006. RESULTS The mean age of the patients was 54.4 +/- 21.7 years (range:(More)