Rodrigo Marques de Figueiredo

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Reduction in hospital stay, blood loss, postoperative pain and complications are common findings after laparoscopic liver resection, suggesting that the laparoscopic approach may be a suitable alternative to open surgery. Some concerns have been raised regarding cost effectiveness of this procedure and potential implications of its large-scale application.(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The management of coexistent corneal disease and uncontrolled glaucoma continues to be a challenging clinical situation. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of combined penetrating keratoplasty and trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study was undertaken to review the records of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The efficacy of the surgical management of pterygium with conjunctival autograft was evaluated. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a retrospective survey, the records of 94 consecutive patients who underwent surgery for pterygium between 1984 and 1993 were reviewed. Only the first pterygium procedure for each patient performed at Wills Eye(More)
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