P. Rico Selas

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Hepatic hydatidosis is an endemic disease that affects vast segments of the populations of various countries in the Mediterranean region, South America, the Pacific, and temperate zone nations that possess large numbers of sheep. Four hundred and ten patients bearing 561 hydatid cysts were treated at 2 major hospitals in Madrid, Spain in the period(More)
With the object of designing a feasible and more radical surgical intervention for the treatment of carcinoma of the gastric cardia and improving the long term survival of these patients, a procedure was described which entails total esophagogastrectomy and resection of the distal pancreas, spleen and regional lymphnodes. The esophagus was mobilizedvia the(More)
In the past 11 months we treated 12 cases of squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus with single-stage total esophagectomy via an anterior thoracotomy and esophageal reconstruction. The stomach was utilized as esophageal substitute in nine patients and the left colon in three, in whom stomach was not available. One patient died. The single fistula from the(More)
The authors present their experience obtained from January/78 to March/90 with transhiatal esophagectomy. Two hundred and eighty-nine patients were operated on using this procedure; 171 of them underwent the operation for cancer of the esophagus, 76 for cancer of the cardia, 11 for cancer of the hypopharynx, and 31 for benign conditions. The esophageal(More)
Bouveret's syndrome is a rare entity consisting in a duodenal obstruction due to the passage of gallstones from the gallbladder to the duodenum through a cholecystoduodenal fistula. Approximately 225 cases are reported in the literature. It is most common in old women with a previous history of biliary tract disease. The clinical picture is nonspecific and(More)
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