Nelson Marcio Gomes Caserta

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of multidetector computed tomography in the preoperative investigation of tumor invasion depth and lymph node and metastatic involvement according to the TNM classification, in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty-four patients with biopsy-confirmed gastric cancer underwent preoperative staging(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe changes in the radiographic examination of the chest in patients with post-traumatic diaphragmatic hernia (PTDH) confirmed intra-operatively. METHODS Between January 1990 and August 2008 45 patients with PTDH were treated. We analyzed demographic data, cause of injury, changes in chest radiography (CXR), extent and location of the(More)
We present a case of immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease with pancreatic and extrapancreatic involvement, including the biliary and renal systems. Given the importance of imaging methods for the diagnosis of IgG4-related disease and its differentiation from pancreatic adenocarcinoma, we emphasize important abdominal computed tomography and magnetic(More)
Although cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy continues to be the rarest form of ectopic pregnancy, its incidence is increasing because of the worldwide increase in the number of cesarean deliveries. If the diagnosis is delayed, there is a high risk of severe hemorrhage and death, whereas early diagnosis can minimize the complications associated with the(More)
CONCEPT AND EPIDEMIOLOGY Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory process of unknown etiology affecting the gastrointestinal tract, unior multifocal, of variable severity, transmural1, and it is not curable by clinical or surgical treatment (C)2,3 (D). The small and large intestines are affected more often. Perianal manifestations can be seen in more than(More)
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