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Binge eating disorder (BED) is a new proposed eating disorder in the DSM-IV. BED is not a formal diagnosis within the DSM-IV, but in day-to-day clinical practice the diagnosis seems to be generally accepted. People with the BED-syndrome have binge eating episodes as do subjects with bulimia nervosa, but unlike the latter they do not engage in compensatory(More)
Different hormones and peptides involved in inflammation have been studied in and related to obesity. The aim of our work is to assess the variations of different molecules related to inflammation in obese patients during the first year following sleeve gastrectomy. This was a prospective study on patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy. The variations in(More)
The caudate lobe can be the origin of primary liver tumours or the sole site of liver metastases. This lobe is anatomically divided into 3 parts: Spiegel's lobe (Couinaud's segment 1), paracaval portion (Couinaud's segment 9), and the caudate process. In this series of 4 cases, we provide a step-by-step description of a surgical technique variation that can(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate attitudes and opinions of Spanish surgeons on the use of nasogastric tubes (NGT) and drainages after colorectal surgery. MATERIAL AND METHOD E-mail survey to the members of the Spanish Association of Coloproctology, and Coloproctology Division of the Spanish Surgical Association comparing the results with a previous survey from 1996.(More)
INTRODUCTION Different hormones and peptides involved in lipid and carbohydrate metabolism have been studied in relation to morbid obesity and its variation after bariatric surgery. The aim of this study is toevaluate variations in different molecules related to glico-lipidic metabolism during the first year after sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese(More)
Paloma Portillo Ortega*, José Manuel Rodrı́guez González, Antonio Rı́os Zambudio, Pedro Pujante Alarcón, Luis Alberto Polo Garcı́a Servicio de Endocrinologı́a y Nutrición, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain Servicio de Cirugı́a General, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain Servicio de Anatomı́a Patológica,(More)
Limones-Esteban M. Manejo diagnóstico en el tratamiento conservador del traumatismo abdominal. Cir Esp. 2003;73:233–43. 6. Singh V, Narasimhan KL, Verma GR, Singh G. Endoscopic management of traumatic hepatobiliary injuries. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007;22:1205–9. 7. Lubezky N, Konikoff FM, Rosin D, Carmon E, Kluger Y, Ben-Haim M. Endoscopic sphincterotomy(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Most hypertensive patients do not have their blood pressure (BP) under control. This study aims to evaluate Primary Care physicians' management of hypertension by analyzing the four main areas proposed by experts to improve BP control. MATERIAL AND METHODS From February to May 2003 a questionnaire was completed by 195 Primary(More)
Thrombotic problems are uncommon in childhood, although neonates and infants are more predisposed to presenting them, both due to a deficient inhibition of thrombin activity and a relative inefficacy of thrombolysis. We present the case of a young man with a complete thrombosis of the left renal vein and inferior vena cava in the neonatal period and that(More)
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