Ulysses Ribeiro-Jr

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BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery has been increasingly applied to gastric cancer surgery. Gastrointestinal tract reconstruction totally done by laparoscopy also has been a challenge for those who developed this procedure. AIM To describe simplified reconstruction after total or subtotal gastrectomy for gastric cancer by laparoscopy and the results of its(More)
Background: The presence of lymph nodes metastasis is one of the most important prognostic indicators in gastric cancer. The micrometastases have been studied as prognostic factor in gastric cancer, which are related to decrease overall survival and increased risk of recurrence. However, their identification is limited by conventional methodology, since(More)
Background Major abdominal oncology surgery is associated with substantial postoperative loss of functional capacity, and exercise may be an effective intervention to improve outcomes. The aim of this study was to assess efficacy, feasibility and safety of a supervised postoperative exercise programme. Methods We performed a single-blind, parallel-arm,(More)
HEADINGS Gastric carcinoid. Gastric neuroendocrine tumor. Treatment, review. ABSTRACT Introduction: The frequency of gastric neuroendocrine tumors is increasing. Reasons are the popularization of endoscopy and its technical refinements. Despite this, they are still poorly understood and have complex management. Aim: Update the knowledge on gastric(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Malignant esophagorespiratory fistula (MERF) has been usually managed by the placement of self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) with conflicting results. This study aimed to identify risk factors associated with clinical failure after SEMS placement for the treatment of MERF. METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of a prospectively(More)
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