Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Sanjuán

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BACKGROUND The management of gallstone ileus is controversial. This study compared the results of simple enterolithotomy with those of enterolithotomy, cholecystectomy and fistula closure. METHODS A retrospective analysis was made of 25 patients with a mean age of 75 (range 55-84) years. Enterolithotomy was performed in 16 patients (group 1) and(More)
BACKGROUND Percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) is an alternative treatment in acute cholecystitis (AC) in high-risk or elderly patients although its advantage over emergency cholecystectomy has not yet been established. STUDY DESIGN AC prospective database analysis in high-risk patients treated by PC (group 1, 29 patients) or emergency cholecystectomy(More)
Laparoscopic surgery is applied today worldwide to most digestive procedures. In some of them, such as cholecystectomy, Nissen's fundoplication or obesity surgery, laparoscopy has become the standard in practice. In others, such as colon or gastric resection, the laparoscopic approach is frequently used and its usefulness is unquestionable. More complex(More)
BACKGROUND port-site metastases (PSM) have been reported following oncological laparoscopic surgery. However, their frequency after laparoscopic examination in gastric cancer has not been well established. MATERIAL AND METHODS prospective follow-up of 41 patients having had a staging laparoscopy and a follow-up longer than 12 months. Mean age was 65 years(More)
We read with interest the article by N’Kontchou et al.1 concerning hepatocellular carcinoma treatment by radiofrequency ablation (RFA). They report an excellent series with impressive results in terms of both very low major complication and tract seeding rates as well as a considerable long-term survival. Their complete response rate is 94.7%. However, this(More)
Objetivo: analizar los resultados de nuestra serie a fin de establecer si la extirpación quirúrgica continúa siendo una opción terapéutica válida para las situaciones en las que pudiera precisarse cirugía. Como objetivo secundario, analizar la prevalencia de infección por Helicobacter pylori. Pacientes y método: estudio retrospectivo de 69 pacientes(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to analyze the diagnostic accuracy of C-reactive protein and its possible advantage, if any, over leukocyte counts in acute appendicitis in children. METHODS We performed a retrospective study of 124 children (72 males) with a mean age of 9.3 (range, 2-14) years operated on under a clinical diagnosis of acute(More)