Paula Csendes

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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)
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/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)
In this study the location of the lower oesophageal sphincter measured by manometry and the location of the squamous columnar junction measured by endoscopy were determined in 109 healthy controls(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the simultaneous prevalence of bacteria in bile from the gallbladder and common bile duct and to determine the influence of the number of stones present on bacteriologic(More)