ABCD. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva (São Paulo)

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List of Papers (Total 38)

Comparação dos níveis plasmáticos de grelina nos períodos pré e pós-operatório em pacientes submetidos à plicatura gástrica associada à fundoplicatura

BACKGROUND: The recurrence of the gastroesophageal reflux disease may be related to later postoperative weight gain, therefore increasing the chances of developing columnar metaplasia and cancer. The gastric plication associated with fundoplication can be employed in order to be treating the two issues. AIM: To evaluate the serum ghrelin hormone in preand postoperatively as well...

Resultados iniciais da primeira série de casos brasileira de cirurgia bariátrica totalmente robótica

BACKGROUND: Currently, bariatric surgery is the most effective therapy for morbid obesity, and the laparoscopic approach is considered gold-standard for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass has been proposed as a major evolution in minimally invasive bariatric surgery and its use is becoming more widespread. AIM: To provide an early report of the...

Aspectos ultrassonográficos e anatomia da aponeurose do músculo transverso do abdome

BACKGROUND: Ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging of abdominal wall has increasingly been used for hernia diagnosis when clinical examination is uncertain. Anatomical study of abdominal wall along with the ultrasound of transversus abdominis muscle aponeurosis can help identify a Spigelian hernia in this region, a disease of difficult diagnosis. AIM: To...

Motilidade esofágica, sintomas, resultado alimentar e perda de peso após derivação gástrica em Y-de-Roux

BACKGROUND: Abnormal manometry findings can be found in the obese population. It is controversial if the manometry should be used to choose the adequate operation or if the motility status could predict symptomatic outcomes. AIM: To correlate the esophageal motility with postoperative symptoms, alimentary outcome and weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. METHODS: One...

Uso de soluções hipertônicas para preservação hepática em ratos

BACKGROUND: The success of a transplant depends mainly on the viability of the graft, which is currently the main point of difficulty focuses on the triad preservation-rejection-infection. There are several specific components of preservation solutions that could prevent certain tissue damage. From these components, the osmotic factor has been highlighted as a factor in...

Tumores neuroendócrinos do cólon e reto: experiência do Instituto Nacional do Câncer no Brasil

BACKGROUND: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare, comprising nearly 0.49% of all malignancies. The majority occurs in the gastrointestinal tract. AIM: To analyze the demographic factors, clinicopathologic features, treatment employed, prognostic factors and the oncologic results related to colorectal NETs. METHODS: Between the period from 1996 to 2010 174 patients were treated...

Qualidade de vida do paciente submetido à cirurgia videolaparoscópica para tratamento para doença do refluxo gastroesofágico

BACKGROUND: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a chronic disease of high prevalence in Western countries, with negative effects on quality of life. Surgery is indicated for patients with intolerance to continuous medication, prolonged treatment or control, or in complicated forms of the disease. AIM: To evaluate the quality of life of patients undergoing surgery by...

Fatores associados com a gastrite crônica em pacientes com presença ou ausência do Helicobacter pylori

BACKGROUND - Chronic gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach mucosa, which is considered its main etiological factor the Helicobacter pylori. AIM - To observe the differences in patients with chronic gastritis as well as the presence and absence of H. pylori, to obtain a better understanding of the etiological factors, clinical, dietary and lifestyle habits and associated...

Ressecções colorretais laparoscópicas e laparotômicas no câncer colorretal

BACKGROUND: Surgical resection is the mainstay of treatment for colorectal cancer with curative intent. AIM: To evaluate the postoperative results of laparoscopic and laparotomic colorectal resections for colorectal cancer. METHODS: A retrospective study of a series of 189 patients. The descriptive variables were age and gender, and for outcome were type of resection, number of...

Adenocarcinoma da vesícula biliar: avaliação dos fatores prognósticos em 100 casos ressecados no Brasil

BACKGROUND: In spite its relative rarity, gallbladder adenocarcinoma is a neoplasm who presents an aggressive biologic behavior. The single curative treatment has been radical surgical resection with free margin. Prognostic factors has been studied because are very important to identify long-term survival patients which may benefit of aggressive surgical resection. AIM: To...

Indicação e tratamento dos tumores benignos do fígado

BACKGROUND: Benign hepatic tumors occur in 9% of the population. The majority is diagnosed in asymptomatic patients during routine imaging exams. AIM: To present the main aspects of indications and treatment of benign hepatic tumors. METHODS: A review was conducted based on literature search in PubMed, Scielo and Bireme crossing the headings liver cancer, hemangioma, adenoma and...

Modelo de carcinogênese gástrica utilizando piloroplastia de Finney: estudo experimental em ratos

BACKGROUND: The duodenogastric reflux has been implicated as a potential carcinogen for the stomach and esophagus and is one of the factors that may explain the development of gastric stump cancer. Experimental models of carcinogenesis in the stomach stump or in the duodenogastric anastomosis are well defined. AIM: To develop an experimental model of gastric carcinogenesis...

Hernioplastia incisional laparoscópica: experiência de 45 casos

INTRODUCTION: Incisional hernia is a frequent complication of laparotomy. Repair by simple suture has high relapse rates, and despite the use of prosthesis, risk of recurrence is still high. In the 1990s, laparoscopic repair of incisional hernia gained popularity. Benefits include reduced risk of complications, less pain and faster return to daily activities. Moreover, it can...

Grandes hérnias incisionais

BACKGROUND: The correction of abdominal hernias remains one of the most common surgical procedures since it occurs in about 11% of laparotomies. There are several risk factors. Arise, in general, the first five years after the operation and their management is controversial. AIM: Update the means and methods for surgical repair of giant abdominal hernias. METHOD: Literature...

Alterações metabólicas e digestivas no pós-operatório de cirurgia bariátrica

BACKGROUND: Changes in digestion and nutrients losses are relevant aspects in weight reduction and maintenance of the nutritional status of patients undergoing gastroplasty, but few studies are available in the literature. AIM: To study the systemic changes arising from the reduction in weight over time after surgery. METHOD: A prospective cohort study with 44 morbid obese...

Risco do uso do eletrocautério em pacientes portadores de adornos metálicos

INTRODUCTION: Electrosurgery technology is known in a long time ago, and has gained increasing prominence. Nevertheless, it still presents many risks as to its use. Several lesions can be caused by electrocautery, and burns are the most frequent complications. There is not always patient's cooperation regarding preventive measures. METHOD: Review of relevant literature on the...

Relação entre estado nutricional e atividade inflamatória em pacientes com doença inflamatória intestinal

BACKGROUND: The inflammatory bowel diseases are characterized by multiple digestive tract symptoms and therefore may interfere with nutritional status. AIM: To assess the nutritional status of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in different stages of inflammatory activity. METHODS: Fifty five patients with inflammatory bowel disease were demographically evaluated with...

Efeito da oxigenoterapia hiperbárica: relato de caso de paciente com síndrome hepato-pulmonar em lista de espera para transplante hepático

INTRODUCTION: Progressive impairment of liver function in hepatic cirrhosis is a major medical problem with limited therapeutic approaches, and liver transplantation is the only effective therapy. Reports of alternatives for liver function improvement on patients awaiting liver transplantation may include hyperbaric oxygen therapy. CASE REPORT: A 65-year old woman had diagnosis...

Acompanhamento psicológico tardio em pacientes submetidos à cirurgia bariátrica

BACKGROUND: The human being is not alone; he is always compared to their peers and the environment. Every change corresponds to a social reaction and a response issued in the form of behavior. AIM: To evaluate some of the postoperative psychological conditions and life style in a short and in a long term follow-up. METHOD: A 26 item evaluation questionnaire was sent to post...