Luis Rivkin

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Thirty-four patients with mid-oesophageal and epiphrenic diverticula were studied radiologically and manometrically. All patients had a motility disorder and gastro-oesophageal reflux was the usual precipitating factor. Most patients can be treated conservatively. In patients who do not respond to medical treatment surgery is necessary. The importance of(More)
Six instances of pyogenic abscess of the liver, diagnosed and localized by computed tomography scan, showed dramatic improvement after treatment by needle aspiration and antibiotics or precutaneous continuous aspiration and antibiotics. An intercostal trocar drain, 18F, was used to obtain optimal drainage also of viscous purulent material and debris. After(More)
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