Maria T. Villegas

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We evaluated the clinical results of different techniques of resection for malignant left-sided colonic obstruction. The subjects of this prospective nonrandomized study were 63 consecutive patients who underwent surgery between 1995 and 2000 at a single institution. Patients with nonprimary colonic tumors, lesions located proximally to splenic flexure,(More)
Mucormycosis is a fatal fungal disease caused by several organisms within the order Mucorales. In recent years, traumatic injury has emerged as a novel risk factor for mucormycosis. Current antifungal therapy is ineffective, expensive, and typically requires extensive surgical debridement. There is thus a pressing need for safe prophylactic treatment that(More)
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