Marcello M Linhares

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OBJECTIVE To determine the patient factors affecting patient outcome of first liver retransplantation at a single center to help in the decision process for retransplantation. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Given the critical organ shortage, one of the most controversial questions is whether hepatic retransplantation, the only chance of survival for patients(More)
The authors report a case of a 25 year old Brazilian man with a history of crampy abdominal pain in the left iliac fossa for 2 weeks, abdominal distention, mucous diarrhea and anorexia. The patient presented signs of hemodynamic instability and a hard mass palpated in the left iliac fossa presented peritoneal irritation. At laparotomy, fecal peritonitis and(More)
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