Rodrigo Kusanovic

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BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is a widely used technique in the treatment of gallstone disease. Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy (OLC) is a cost/effective and safe procedure in selected patients. AIM A pilot program of OLC was conducted in a Chilean Public Hospital to evaluate the feasibility and results, including and patients'(More)
BACKGROUND The diagnosis and treatment of periampullary tumors represents a challenge for current medicine. AIM To review the results of pancreaticoduodenectomy (PDD) in the treatment of periampullary tumors and to identify risk factors that impact the long-term survival. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective study of patients who underwent(More)
The effects of LHRH intracerebrally infused on acquisition of conditioned avoidance responses (CARs) and spontaneous motility were studied in adult male rats. The results were the following: 1) LHRH (1 and 2.5 micrograms/rat) administered through a cannula stereotaxically implanted into the lateral ventricle induced an impairment in the acquisition of CARs(More)
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