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Renata Nobre Moura, Eduardo Guimares Hourneaux De Moura, Wanderley Marques Bernardo, Jose P Otoch, Fabio Alberto Castillo Bustamante, Débora Vieira Albers, Gustavo Luis Rodela Silva, Dalton Marques Chaves, Everson L A Artifon
BACKGROUND: Abdominal pain is present in the vast majority of patients with chronic pancreatitis, being frequently debilitating. Celiac plexus block (CPB) is an interventional technique that can be considered to provide a temporary pain relief. OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effectiveness and safeness of endoscopic-ultrasound (EUS) comparing with percutaneous-guided CBP in patients with pancreatic pain. METHODS: A systematic review of English and non-English articles using MEDLINE, EMBASE, LILACS and COCHRANE (via BVS)...
October 2015: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Juliana Marques Drigo, Cecilia Castillo, Wallia Wever, José Ricardo Ruíz Obaldía, Sheila Fillipi, Manoel C S A Ribeiro, Lucio G B Rossini
OBJECTIVE: Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) has become an important imaging modality for the diagnosis, staging and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. However, no official data exists regarding clinical EUS practice in Latin America (LA). This study assessed current EUS practice and training. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A direct mail survey questionnaire was sent to 268 Capítulo Latino Americano de Ultrasonido Endoscópico members between August 2012 and January 2013...
October 2013: Endoscopic Ultrasound
Liliana Fernández-Hernández, Mauricio Domínguez-Castro, Juan Carlos Ibañez-Salvador, Patricia Grether-González, Mónica Aguinaga-Ríos
BACKGROUND: Invasive prenatal diagnosis (IPD) allows identification of fetal diseases, mainly aneuploidy. With the addition of first-trimester prenatal screening and structural ultrasound, IPD indications have changed. OBJECTIVE: To describe the current indications for IPD in pregnant patients at INPer. METHODS: Descriptive and retrospective study. We reviewed medical records of patients in which IPD was performed during a period of 2.5 years...
August 2013: Ginecología y Obstetricia de México
Mario Chávez-López, Carlos Pineda
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November 2012: Reumatología Clinica
M Sosa Henríquez, P Saavedra Santana, J Alegre López, C Gómez Alonso, J González Macías, N Guañabens Gay, F Hawkins Carranza, C Lozano Tonkin, M T Martínez Izquierdo, J Mosquera Martínez, M Muñoz Torres, R Pérez Cano, J M Quesada Gómez, E Salas Heredia
CONTEXT: In recent years, a large number of techniques have been developed to estimate the bone mineral density for the diagnosis of osteoporosis. However, diagnostic criteria established by WHO are invariably applied for the interpretation of dual radiological densitometry (DEXA), which could not be correct in the case of the interpretation of ultrasound. METHOD: We studied 2,589 randomly chosen people of both sexes, 1,138 males and 1,451 women from 10 to 99 years, in 11 spanish provinces...
July 2003: Revista Clínica Española
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