Marcus Melo Martins Santos

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CONTEXT Band ligation (BL) is the most appropriate endoscopic treatment for acute bleeding or prophylaxis of esophageal variceal bleeding. Sclerotherapy with N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (CY) can be an alternative for patients with advanced liver disease. Bacteremia is an infrequent complication after BL while the bacteremia rate following treatment with CY for(More)
PURPOSE Congenital dacryocystocele is a rare anomaly in the newborn child. The swelling of lachrymal sac is observed by birth and it is associated with obstruction of lachrymal system either above or below lachrymal sac. METHODS Diagnosis was made by clinical observation. Some ancillary examinations, such as ultrasonography, tomography, and rhinoscopy,(More)
BACKGROUND The results of variceal band ligation (VBL) in patients with advanced liver disease are unknown. Cyanoacrylate injection (CI) might have a better outcome than VBL in the treatment of esophageal varices (EV) in these patients. AIM To compare VBL and CI in the treatment of EV in patients with advanced liver disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with terminal heart failure have increased more than the available organs leading to a high mortality rate on the waiting list. Use of Marginal and expanded criteria donors has increased due to the heart shortage. OBJECTIVE We analyzed all heart transplantations (HTx) in Sao Paulo state over 8 years for donor profile and recipient(More)
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