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Francisco Tustumi, Cintia Mayumi Sakurai Kimura, Flavio Roberto Takeda, Rodrigo Hideki Uema, Rubens Antônio Aissar Salum, Ulysses Ribeiro-Junior, Ivan Cecconello
Background: Despite recent advances in diagnosis and treatment, esophageal cancer still has high mortality. Prognostic factors associated with patient and with disease itself are multiple and poorly explored. Aim: Assess prognostic variables in esophageal cancer patients. Methods: Retrospective review of all patients with esophageal cancer in an oncology referral center. They were divided according to histological diagnosis (444 squamous cell carcinoma patients and 105 adenocarcinoma), and their demographic, pathological and clinical characteristics were analyzed and compared to clinical stage and overall survival...
July 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
Antonio Heliodoro Chávez-Aguilar, Héctor Silva-Báez, Yamid Brajin Sánchez-Rodríguez, Carlos Esparza-Ponce, Miguel Ángel Zatarain-Ontiveros, Juan Carlos Barrera de León
OBJECTIVE: To describe the early complications of esophageal replacement with colon in children. METHODS: Descriptive cross-sectional study from 2005 to 2011 in pediatric patients diagnosed with alkali intake, esophageal atresia or esophageal injury traumatic esophageal replacement handled via retrosternal colon. Descriptive statistical analysis using SPSS 20.0. RESULTS: We included 19 esophageal replacements, age seven (4-15), 13 (68%) male and six (31%) female...
May 2015: Gaceta Médica de México
Julio Torrado, María Blanca Piazuelo, Irune Ruiz, María Isabel Izarzugaza, María Constanza Camargo, Alberto Delgado, Afshin Abdirad, Pelayo Correa
ANTECEDENTES: El esófago de Barrett es una reconocida lesión precursora de adenocarcinoma esofágico. Aunque generalmente asociada al reflujo gastroesofágico, los mecanismos patogénicos de la enfermedad no son bien conocidos. El objetivo del presente estudio es explorar la historia natural e identificar marcadores de progreso del proceso precanceroso. MATERIAL Y M#ENTITYSTARTX000E9;TODOS: Se utilizaron cortes histológicos de 67 especímenes de esófago correspondientes a 14 pacientes con esófago de Barrett, a los que se siguió entre 1 - 9 años...
January 1, 2010: Revista Española de Patología
F Gheza, G Pulcini, E Cervi, A B Ferrari, V De Cesare, G C Cervi
Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) represent an evolving field in oncological surgery and must be approached with specific prognostic and therapeutic criteria. In the GIST's suspicion the surgeon has to consider all the therapeutic possibilities, also for the impossibility to predict the biological behaviour and the aggressiveness of the tumor. The presence of a GIST has to be suspected in patients observed for gastrointestinal bleeding, when another pathology isn't demostrable. Surgical strategy must consider a limited resection as the best treatment, differently from what we do for adenocarcinoma...
January 2010: Il Giornale di Chirurgia
Diana Aulia, Gaby Octavia Manz, Marcellus Simadibrata
AIM: To study Pepsinogen I (PG I) concentration in atrophic chronic gastritis (ACG) and non-atrophic chronic gastritis (NACG) patients with or without H. pylori infection compared to gastroscopy and biopsy as the gold standard. METHODS: The study subjects consisted of 70 organic dyspepsia patients who underwent esofago gastroduodenoscopy (EGD) at the Gastroenterology Outpatient Clinic Department of Internal Medicine Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital. Pepsinogen I tests were performed using ELISA with Human Pepsinogen I ELISA kit from Biohit...
July 2009: Acta Medica Indonesiana
O A Arnaud, J R Macías, P E Morgante, M Rapaport, M H Ventura, A C Reyes Walker
A case of multiple lymphomatous polyposis of the gastrointestinal tract is presented. The recent literature on this type of lymphoma is reviewed. Also summarized are the clinical findings, diagnostic procedures, current methods of treatment and prognosis of these patients. Diarrhea upon admission, lead us to a complete work up finally to the correct diagnosis. The lack of symptoms of this patient was in contrast with most of the cases reviewed, so the diagnosis was mainly based on the endoscopic findings (colonoscopy and esofago-gastro-duodenoscopy)...
1982: Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana
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