Piero Loriga

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We describe a rare case of hyperplastic polyp of the stomach having its clinical origin in the neonatal period and initially stimulating hypertrophic stenosis of the pylorus. After this neoformation, which almost completely obstructed the pylorus, was endoscopically removed, vomiting ceased and a rapid weight gain was observed. It is known that tumors are a(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Open-access endoscopy allows physicians to directly schedule endoscopic procedures for their patients without prior consultation. An evaluation of both appropriateness and diagnostic yield of endoscopic procedures is critical when assessing the costs and benefits of endoscopy in an open-access setting. The aim of this Italian(More)
Elderly patients are at increased risk for peptic ulcer and cancer. Predictive factors of relevant endoscopic findings at upper endoscopy in the elderly are unknown. This was a post hoc analysis of a nationwide, endoscopic study. A total of 3,147 elderly patients were selected. Demographic, clinical, and endoscopic data were systematically collected.(More)
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