Juli Busquets

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility, safety, efficacy, amount of hemorrhage, postoperative complications, and ischemic injury of selective clamping in patients undergoing minor liver resections. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Inflow occlusion can reduce blood loss during hepatectomy. However, Pringle maneuver produces ischemic injury to the remaining liver.(More)
The use of prophylactic antibiotics in acute severe necrotizing pancreatitis is controversial. Prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study was carried out at Bellvitge Hospital, in Barcelona, Spain. Among 229 diagnosed with severe acute pancreatitis, 80 had evidence of necrotizing pancreatitis (34/80 patients were excluded of the(More)
The aim of this study was to analyze the donor risk factors associated with second orthotopic liver transplantation (reOLT) and graft loss after OLT within 1 month. A total of 649 OLTs performed in 11 centers in Spain during the period from 1992 to 1993 were analyzed retrospectively. Eleven donor and recipient variables were studied. Biochemical evolution(More)
BACKGROUND The urgent need to increase the organ donor pool has led to the expansion of criteria for donor selection. The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of donor age on early graft function, subsequent graft loss, and mortality after liver transplantation (LT). METHODS Data on LT were evaluated retrospectively in a population-based cohort(More)
To compare the postoperative results of various preservative surgery (PS) techniques with those of two types of pancreatoduodenectomy (PD). The subjects of this study were 65 patients treated surgically for chronic pancreatitis, or benign or borderline tumors. We defined PS as any of the following: duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection (DPPHR),(More)
There have been a few previous reports of transesophageal endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections (PFC). In these reports the drainage modality has been a single aspiration or deployment of a plastic stent [1–4]. We report a patient who underwent transesophageal EUS-guided drainage of a mediastinal PFC using a novel(More)