Mafalda Sobral

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IMPORTANCE Choledochal cysts (CCs) are rare, with risk of infection and cancer. OBJECTIVE To characterize the natural history, management, and long-term implications of CC disease. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A total of 394 patients who underwent resection of a CC between January 1, 1972, and April 11, 2014, were identified from an international(More)
Intravenous leiomyomatosis of the uterus is a rare neoplasm characterized by nodular masses of benign smooth muscles with intraluminal growth to the inferior vena cava and, in some cases, to the heart. It may cause abdominal and cardiovascular symptoms and is a serious risk of death when it reaches the tricuspid valve. Surgery is the best treatment and must(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of liver transplantation (LT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with Domino LT (DLT) using the "Double Piggy-back" technique. BACKGROUND DATA DLT using livers from familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) patients is a well-described technique and useful for expanding the donor pool.(More)
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