Julio César Morales-Linares

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND Portal hypertension surgery remains a good therapeutic choice for well selected patients with variceal bleeding. The distal splenorenal shunt (DSRS) has shown good long-term results and low-diameter shunts have emerged as an alternate choice. METHODS A prospective, controlled and not randomized study was designed to compare the DSRS (23(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze clinical characteristics, diagnostic methods, intraoperative findings, morbidity & mortality and outcome of a series of patients with ampullary adenocarcinoma. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Tertiary-care medical center. PATIENTS Thirty four consecutive patients who underwent radical resection between 1960 and 1992. (More)
Seven patients with carcinoma of the lower third of the extrahepatic bile duct over a twenty year period, were analyzed with emphasis to the presentation, laboratory, surgical findings, histology and outcome. There were four males and three females. The mean age was 59 years (range 53 to 68). All patients presented jaundice, abdominal pain and weight loss.(More)
Three cases of stomal hernia are presented in this article; two females and one in male patient, the first two cases with colostomy and the remaining patient with ileostomy. One case was treated by replacing stoma and subsequent hernioplasty. The additional two were treated with Leslie technique. To date, there have been no recurrences. Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Surgery for portal hypertension has a low rebleeding rate. Patients that rebleed can be grossly divided into those who die as a consequence of the episode, those who don't die but develop liver failure (remaining as Child-Pugh C) and those who, in spite of the bleeding episode, retain good liver function (Child-Pugh A or B). At our hospital, the(More)
BACKGROUND The frequency of complications of vagotomy and pyloroplasty for treating peptic disease is considerable. The modification of the Sugiura-Futagawa procedure includes bilateral truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty as part of the devascularization, with a low frequency of related complications. AIM To study the effects after VP in the outcome of both(More)
  • 1