Moisés Marino Ramírez-Ramírez

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BACKGROUND Rectal prolapse is defined as the protrusion of the rectal wall through the anal canal; with a prevalence of less than 0.5%. The most frequent symptoms include pain, incomplete defecation sensation with blood and mucus, fecal incontinence and/or constipation. The surgical approach can be perineal or abdominal with the tendency for minimal(More)
Gallstone ileus is a rare cause of bowel obstruction and abdominal x-ray can identify small bowel obstruction, pneumobilia, and ectopic gallstone (Rigler’s triad) in less than 30% of the patients. We present herein the case of an 80-year-old woman diagnosed 4 years prior with chronic calculous cholecystitis that was untreated. Physical examination and(More)
A 49-year-old woman presented with pain in the lower abdomen and fever that had been developing over the previous 20 h. On examination, pain was observed in the left iliac fossa and hypogastrium, without guarding. Lab work showed leukocytosis with neutrophilia and elevated acute phase reactants. Abdominal ultrasound was ordered, but the appendix was not(More)
BACKGROUND Caecal volvulus is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction. Its clinical presentation is non-specific, with the diagnosis usually confirmed by barium enema and abdominal computed tomography. Treatment depends on many factors, and minimally invasive approaches are becoming the treatment of choice. CLINIC CASE A 54 years old female, admitted(More)
Figura 1 Placa simple de abdomen en posición de pie con El epónimo «apéndice de Valentino» fue descrito por primera vez en el actor estadounidense Rudolph Valentino, al cual se le realizó apendicectomía por apendicitis aguda, más tarde desarrolló peritonitis y falla orgánica múltiple hasta su muerte. La autopsia reveló úlcera gástrica perforada. El líquido(More)
BACKGROUND Colorectal surgery has advanced notably since the introduction of the mechanical suture and the minimally invasive approach. Robotic surgery began in order to satisfy the needs of the patient-doctor relationship, and migrated to the area of colorectal surgery. An initial report is presented on the experience of managing colorectal disease using(More)
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