Sánchez Soto

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and security of treatment with self-expandable metallic stents for acute colonic obstruction. METHODS Retrospectively, we analyzed our experience in placing colonic stents in patients with acute colonic obstruction. Sixty-two patients with malignant colon obstruction were sent to our(More)
Mixed gonadal dysgenesis (MGD) is an abnormality of sexual differentiation (ASD), which encompasses an heterogeneous group of different gonadal and phenotypic abnormalities. This study describes the main clinical features found in 16 patients with MGD, relating the clinical presentation with cytogenetic evaluation and histopathological findings. For purpose(More)
Objetivo: conocer la incidencia, forma de presentación, localización y resultados del tratamiento endoscópico en la hemorragia digestiva causada por lesión de Dieulafoy. Material y métodos: se revisaron de forma retrospectiva todos los casos de hemorragia digestiva por lesión de Dieulafoy entre los años 2000 y 2006. Se recogieron los principales datos(More)
Colonoscopy is presently always performed before surgical management of a volvulus in the sigmoid colon. It leads to know the viability of the mucosa and, when possible, to resolve the volvulus conservatively. Besides, with endoscopic control, we can place a decompression tube proximal to the volvulated sigmoid colon, favouring a non-surgical resolution.(More)
SUMMARY Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease, with worldwide distribution in tropical and subtropical areas. Argentina was certified free of Aedes aegypti in the sixties, however the vector reappered in 1984. In the nineties, small dengue outbreaks occurred with autocthonus diseases at first limited to the northern provinces. In the summer of 2008-2009,(More)
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