Rodrigo A. da Silva

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PURPOSE Establish the prevalence of Helicobacter spp in chronic cholecystitis and its correlation with the gallbladder's histological findings. METHODS 100 patients were operated for chronic cholecystitis with cholecystolithiasis. In pathological examination of the gallbladder, were evaluated the presence of metaplasia, dysplasia, lymphoid follicles,(More)
UNLABELLED The rise of elderly population is due to the improvement of life expectancy. The biliary lithiasis is the most common condition requiring intra-abdominal surgery. Half of these patients sustain associated diseases and frequently develops acute and complicated forms of cholelithiasis. Therefore, cholecystectomy is indicated for patients with(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to identify clinical, biochemical and ultrasonographic predictors of choledocholithiasis in patients sustaining gallstones assessed by cholangiography. METHODS In a prospective study, 148 patients were analyzed regarding clinical, biochemical and ultrasonographic data. All patients underwent cholangiography, either(More)
BACKGROUND A variety of analgesic agents are available, and which one can be used in dogs and cats is a highly controversial issue, existing however a fear in the use of opiates due to possible adverse effects that these drugs can cause. The aim of this study was to compare the analgesic effect provided by the administration of tramadol or pethidine on(More)
Objective: to evaluate the method of training and continuing education of 18 surgeons in 2014, and 28 surgeons in 2015, in the Holy Homes of Ribeirao Preto, Araraquara, Franca and San Carlos of São Paulo, in the performance of Lichtenstein inguinal herniorrhaphy, tutored by the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the São Paulo Holy Home and the organization(More)
Importance Sustainable, capacity-building educational collaborations are essential to address the global burden of surgical disease. Objective To assess an international, competency-based training paradigm for hernia surgery in underserved countries. Design, Setting, and Participants In this prospective, observational study performed from November 1,(More)
OBJECTIVE : to evaluate the epidemiology and outcomes of surgical treatment of patients with Mirizzi Syndrome (MS) grades III and IV, the most advanced according to Csendes classification. METHODS : we conducted a retrospective, cross-sectional study by reviewing records of thirteen patients with grades III and IV MS operated from December 2001 to(More)
Lichtenstein technique requires identification of the iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal, and genital branch of the genitofemoral nerves.The aim of the study was to verify if the transverse incision is suitable for identification of the iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal, and genital branch of the genitofemoral nerves.This study included 29 patients who underwent(More)