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Colorectal cancer prognosis twenty years later.
AIM To evaluate changes in colorectal cancer (CRC) survival over the last 20 years. METHODS We compared two groups of consecutive CRC patients that were prospectively recruited: Group I includedExpand
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Novel equation to determine the hepatic triglyceride concentration in humans by MRI: diagnosis and monitoring of NAFLD in obese patients before and after bariatric surgery
BackgroundNon-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is caused by abnormal accumulation of lipids within liver cells. Its prevalence is increasing in developed countries in association with obesity,Expand
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Treatment of anastomotic leaks with metallic stent after esophagectomies.
The diagnosis and the treatment of anastomotic leak after esophagectomy are the keys to reduce the morbidity and mortality after this surgery. The stent plays an important role in the treatment ofExpand
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Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of gastric carcinoid tumors. Analysis of 14 cases.
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Preoperative Embolization of the Splenic and Left Gastric Arteries does not Seem to Decrease the Rate of Anastomotic Leaks after Esophagogastrectomy
Introduction: Embolization of the gastric and splenic artery is performed to improve blood flow to the constructed gastric tube during esophagectomy and thus reduce the rate of anastomotic leaks forExpand