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Clinical experience of transoral suturing for an endoluminal vertical gastroplasty: 1-year follow-up in 64 patients.
BACKGROUND Bariatric surgery for severe obesity has demonstrated significant health benefits, but it is not without complications. Transoral approaches to weight loss offer a minimally invasiveExpand
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Urticaria by Blastocystis hominis. Successful treatment with paromomycin.
Urticaria and angioedema are easily recognized disorders, but in at least 70 percent of individuals, chronic episodes of urticaria are of unknown causes. We present 10 cases of chronic urticariaExpand
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Immediate breast reconstruction: reducing the risks.
One-hundred and sixty-five consecutive immediate breast reconstructions in 157 patients were reviewed. Reconstructions were performed with tissue expanders (53 percent) or immediate gel prosthesesExpand
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Occupational allergy to mites in salty ham, chorizo and cheese.
We present three cases of occupational allergy caused by the manipulation of food: cheese, chorizo (typical Spanish salami) and salty ham. A IgE-mediated sensitization is demonstrated by skin tests,Expand
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[Psychological factors in obesity].
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[Endoscopic sinus surgery. A review of 1,093 cases].
We present a serie of 1,093 patients that underwent, along 10 years, endoscopic surgery due to paranasal sinus pathology in a third level hospital. The technique used is described, the long termExpand
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[Cervical lymph node involvement in laryngeal carcinoma: a retrospective study of 430 cases].
Cervical lymph node involvement in laryngeal tumors could be a market impact on the disease prognosis. We performed a retrospective study of 430 patients who underwent surgery to treat laryngealExpand
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Immunotherapy with allergenic extracts in geriatric patients: evaluation of effectiveness and safety.
A study has been performed of the prevalence of allergic pathology in the geriatric population attending our department during a period of one year, showing that this type of clinical problem affectsExpand
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Sensitization to the storage mite Lepidoglyphus destructor in wheat flour respiratory allergy.
Occupational allergy due to hypersensitivity to cereal flours is relatively common among bakers and grain-store workers. Storage mites can contaminate wheat flour and could be an important cause ofExpand
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Asthma and vasculitis. Response to intravenous immunoglobulins.
A 17-year old woman suffered progressively worse asthma attacks with hypereosinophilia, patchy lung infiltrates, and acute ischemic lesions of the fingers and purpuric lesions suggesting vasculitis.Expand
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