María Guadalupe Castro

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OBJECTIVE The incidence of metabolic syndrome has increased in Mexico and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common complication. The authors aimed to evaluate the role of hepatic enzymes as biomarkers for NAFLD in patients presenting metabolic syndrome. METHODS We studied 193 nondiabetic individuals with metabolic syndrome identified from a(More)
The introduction and popularization of laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been accompanied with a considerable increase in perforation of gallbladder during this procedure (10% - 32%), with the occurrence of intraperitoneal bile spillage and the consequent increase in the incidence of lost gallstones (0.2% - 20%). Recently the complications associated with(More)
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