Matías E Manzotti

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BACKGROUND Esophagitis caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) results in appreciable morbidity and economic burden. No systematic review has addressed the effectiveness of prokinetic drugs in the treatment of GERD esophagitis in adults. OBJECTIVE To determine the utility of prokinetic drugs in improving symptoms and endoscopic lesions in(More)
INTRODUCTION There is limited high-quality evidence regarding the usefulness of bibliographic assistance in improving clinically important outcomes in hospitalised patients. This study was designed to evaluate the impact of providing attending physicians with bibliographic information to assist them in answering medical questions that arise during daily(More)
CONTEXT Androgenetic alopecia is the most common form of alopecia in men. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and safety of finasteride therapy for patients with androgenetic alopecia. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Registers, and LILACS were searched for randomized controlled trials reported in any language that evaluated the efficacy(More)
OBJECTIVE Symptomatic orthostatic hypotension (SOH) and recurrent reflex syncope (RRS) can be disabling. Midodrine has been proposed in the management of patients with these conditions but its impact on patient important outcomes remains uncertain. We performed a systematic review to evaluate the efficacy and safety of midodrine in patients with SOH and(More)
Primary epiploic appendagitis is a relatively rare disease in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen, nonetheless it is an entity that should not be ignored by physicians and surgeons in order to prevent unnecessary interventions and overuse of antibiotics. To substantiate this concept a search was conducted at the Hospital Aleman, Buenos Aires between(More)
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