Nelson Michelsohn

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In order to better understand the rectosigmoid motor activity in diverticular disease of the colon, we studied 186 patients, grouped according to their intestinal habit, the presence of diverticular disease and previous crisis of sigmoid diverticulitis. The intestinal habit was classified as: normal habit, irritable colon syndrome, diarrhea and(More)
The course of pregnancy in 1 patient with chronic active hepatitis (CAH) and cirrhosis, and another with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO) is described. The management of pregnancy in these diseases associated with portal hypertension is discussed and risks of pregnancy are compared. The patient with CAH presented with anovulatory cycles, and(More)
OBJECTIVE The mechanisms involved in the mucosal alterations of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) have not been well established. Reports indicate a decrease in the salivary epidermal growth factor (EGF) of patients with reflux esophagitis, but there are no reports of its behavior in LPR. Our objective was to determine the salivary concentration of EGF in(More)