Juan Miguel Abdo Francis

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Introduction. Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) refers to a complex neuropsychiatric syndrome that is progressive but potentially reversible and may have a significant impact on quality of life, as it is characterized by alterations in cognitive function, behavior and personality as well as transient neurological symptoms and electroencephalographic(More)
The authors review the cases with smooth muscle tumors of the stomach (SMTS), excluding the leiomyomas, at the Mexico's General Hospital in a period of 5 years. They found 8 cases in women and 3 in men, with 51.3 years average. The average of evolution of symptoms was 5 months, prevailing: anaemia, digestive bleeding and abdominal pain. Barium radiology and(More)
Primary achalasia is a motor dysfunction of the esophagus with unknown aetiology. We present our results obtained in 39 patients treated by Heller's Cardiomyotomy. The procedure was successful in 92.3% of the cases and when it is performed in conjunction with an antirreflux technique, it offers excellent results with a very low frequency of gastroesophageal(More)
BACKGROUND Although ingestion of polyethylene glycol solution has become the standard preparation for colonoscopy since 1980, there is investigation of new safe, comfortable and cheap methods. OBJECTIVE We carried out a prospective study in order to compare the utility and tolerance related to the preparation of the colon for colonoscopy, using a dioctyl(More)
High digestive tract hemorrhage (HDTH) represents on average 35% of the indications for endoscopy. It shows as a complication in different digestive pathologies or secondary to coagulopathies. Endoscopic management of non-variceal HDTH includes a gamut of procedures that when grouped together, have shown to be effective and safe in its control with an(More)
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