Mariana Souza Varella Frazão

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) using expandable biliary metal stents has emerged as an acceptable alternative in patients with failed endoscopic(More)
OBJECTIVE Describe a case series of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided choledochoduodenostomy (EUS-CD) associated with duodenal self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) placement using solely the linear(More)
Esophageal perforations are rare, and traumatic perforations are even more infrequent. Due to the rarity of this condition and its nonspecific presentation, the diagnosis and treatment of this type(More)
The aim of the study was to determine the acute effects of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) on breathing pattern, operational volumes and shortening velocity of respiratory muscles on patients with(More)
BACKGROUND Self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) are often used for biliary drainage due to obstruction of neoplastic etiology, with better results than plastic stents, but seldom for biliary drainage(More)
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