Lucianna Pereira da Motta Pires Correia

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BACKGROUND Patients with liver cirrhosis frequently undergo diagnostic or therapeutic upper GI endoscopy (UGIE), and the liver disease might impair the metabolism of drugs usually administered for sedation. OBJECTIVE AND SETTING To compare sedation with a combination of propofol plus fentanyl and midazolam plus fentanyl in cirrhotic outpatients undergoing(More)
Inflammatory bowel disease is relatively frequent in women of childbearing age. Disease management requires greater attention during this clinical condition because of potential risk of maternal-fetal complications. Infliximab has been shown to be safe during pregnancy and lactation, but reports in the literature are scarce. We report two cases of(More)
CONTEXT Band ligation (BL) is the most appropriate endoscopic treatment for acute bleeding or prophylaxis of esophageal variceal bleeding. Sclerotherapy with N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (CY) can be an alternative for patients with advanced liver disease. Bacteremia is an infrequent complication after BL while the bacteremia rate following treatment with CY for(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the recurrence of esophageal varices (EVs) after endoscopic band ligation (EBL) associated with propranolol (PP) versus EBL alone. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-six cirrhotic outpatients (EBL group, n=32 and EBL+PP group, n=34) with high-risk EVs without previous bleeding were studied. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
CONTEXT The inflammatory bowel disease is diagnosed frequently among woman of childbearing capacity. The management must be carefully because there are potential risks for the mother and fetus. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS We review literature about the management of inflammatory bowel disease in pregnancy. Some studies are needed to ensure the best approach(More)
CONTEXT Endoscopic therapy has recently gained importance as an option for the treatment of pancreatic necrosis. We report a case of transgastric endoscopic resolution of pseudocyst infection and necrosis as a complication of endoscopic pseudocyst drainage. CASE REPORT The patient underwent several sessions of endoscopic removal of debris and necrotic(More)
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