Miguel Javier

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Laser transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) creates conduits from the left ventricular cavity into the myocardium and has been forwarded as a potential method of perfusing ischemic myocardium. The procedure typically employs a CO2 laser to produce transmyocardial channels from the epicardial to the endocardial surface via an open thoracotomy. Preliminary(More)
INTRODUCTION Gastric adenocarcinoma is still one of the most frequent causes of mortality due to cancer in the world. Surgery is the only potentially curative treatment. The adverse effects of surgery are significant and include digestive symptoms, loss of appetite and malnutrition, among others. OBJECTIVE Evaluate the nutritional state of patients with a(More)
An eight-month survey of patients with gastrointestinal complaints is presented. There were 213 cases collected. Based on stool examinations, Ascaris lumbricoides is still the most common followed by Giardia lamblia and Trichuris trichiura, respectively. From these 213 cases, Giardia was detected in 34 patients. Most of the subjects belong to the older age(More)
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