Patricio Alfonso Burdiles

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Surgical treatment of esophageal cancer is associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality even in specialized centers. Minimally invasive surgery has been proposed to decrease these(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the presence of bacteria of bile from the gallbladder in control subjects, patients with gallstones, and patients with carcinoma of the gallbladder. DESIGN Prospective open(More)
The diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus is based on the presence of intestinal metaplasia (IM) at the distal esophagus. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of IM in patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy is the preferred approach to patients with achalasia of the esophagus, However, there are very few long-term follow-up studies (>10 years) in these patients.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim was to perform a prospective randomized study in patients with chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux treated either by total fundoplication or calibration of the cardia with posterior(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS This prospective study evaluates the peristaltic activity of the thoracic esophagus in a group of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease grouping them according to the(More)