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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) have been recognized as a biologically distinctive tumor type, different from smooth muscle and neural tumors of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). They constitute the majority of gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumors of the GIT and are known to be refractory to conventional chemotherapy or radiation. They are defined(More)
Background. Hemosuccus pancreaticus (HP) is a very rare and obscure cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Due to its rarity, the diagnostic and therapeutic strategy for the management of this potentially life threatening problem remains undefined. The objective of our study is to highlight the challenges in the diagnosis and management of HP and to(More)
INTRODUCTION Spillage of calculi in the abdomen is frequent during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC). Though uncommon, these stones may lead to early or late complications. We describe a rare case of spilled gallstone presenting four years after the index procedure, with a mass in the parietal wall mimicking a neoplastic lesion. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 50(More)
BACKGROUND Prebiotics and probiotics influence all pathogenic mechanisms of bacterial translocation. Used in combination, they are called synbiotics. Postoperative infective complications in patients undergoing hepatic and pancreatic surgery lead to a significant prolongation of hospital stay and increased costs. While synbiotics are considered to have(More)
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