Roberto Luiz Kaiser Junior

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Crohn’s disease (CD) is a regional enteritis that affects the terminal ileum, but has the potential of involving any segment of the gastrointestinal tract of the patient.1 The etiology of CD is unknown, but several proven risk factors exist such as family history, smoking, oral contraceptives, diet and ethnicity. The combination of risk factors, and(More)
Schistosomiasis remains an important public health problem worldwide. It is a parasitic disease endemic in over 70 countries and is estimated that the infection is responsible for more than 200,000 deaths annually (1,2). For Gryseels et al. inflammatory hepatic schistosomiasis is the main cause of hepatomegaly and severe splenomegaly in children and(More)
Between 10 and 20% of all patients undergoing bariatric surgery procedures regain weight secondary to a gastrojejunostomy enlargement. The aim of this study was to validate the interobserver agreement while measuring gastric outlet diameters using a new standard guidewire. We selected thirty-five videos of consecutive endoscopic procedures on patients(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of a patient with ischemic retinopathy associated with Crohn's disease. CASE REPORT This report presents a case of a 28-year-old female patient with Crohn's disease and sudden decrease of visual acuity in the right eye. Fluorescein angiography, optical coherence tomography, and multifocal electroretinography confirmed the clinical(More)
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