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Comparative study between open and minimally invasive approach in the surgical management of esophageal leiomyoma.
In this retrospective review of all esophageal leiomyoma operated at Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal between January 1986 and December 2014, duration of the surgical procedure through minimally invasive approach was longer than surgery through open approach; however, postoperative stay was shorter in the first group.
Dermoid cyst of the pancreas: a rare cystic neoplasm.
The diagnostic and surgical procedures in a 74 year-old man with a pre-operatively unsuspected dermoid cyst are described and the appropriate therapeutical management is emphasized.
Hemosuccus pancreaticus in a heterotopic jejunal pancreas.
A 29 year-old man is reported on with acute and severe gastrointestinal hemorrhage through the duct of an aberrant pancreas located in the upper jejunum, without clinical or histological evidence of pancreatic inflammation.
Carcinoma of the sigmoid colon in an incarcerated inguinal hernia.
A case of an incarcerated inguinal hernia containing a perforated carcinoma of the sigmoid colon is reported.
Duodenal fistula after gastrectomy: Retrospective study of 13 new cases.
FMD is an unusual complication but it is associated with a high morbidity and mortality, and in the experience, conservative management has shown better results compared with surgical treatment.
Beta-lactamase producingHaemophilus influenzae as causative agent of a liver abscess
Long-term results and complications related to Crurasoft® mesh repair for paraesophageal hiatal hernias
The use of meshes in the hiatus keeps on being controversial due to the severe complications related to them, and the recurrence rate in patients with a Crurasoft® mesh (Bard) is acceptable, however, the rate of postoperative complications and mortality is excessive.
Posthemipelvectomy hernia
We report the case of a white male who underwent a classic hemipelvectomy due to a femur fibrosarcoma with inguinal metastases, which 33 years later, developed into a posthemipelvectomy hernia in the
Outcomes of the Learning Curve in Our First 100 Consecutive Laparoscopic Gastrectomies
Although the learning curve in laparoscopic gastrectomy is not yet completed, the improvement on surgical parameters and postoperative course in the last 2 years have showed that the results are close to the best results published in the literature.
[Pain and jaundice secondary to hemobilia resolved by ERCP and endoscopic sphincterectomy].
We report the case of a patient with hemobilia resulting from a liver biopsy where the performance of the endoscopic sphincterectomy solved the jaundice and the pain of the patient. ERCP has been