Increased risk of synchronous colorectal lesions in patients referred for endoscopic mucosal resection of lateral spreading tumors

Background – Endoscopic mucosal resection is one of the most frequent therapeutic alternatives for large colorectal lateral spreading tumors. There are few data on the prevalence of synchronous lesions on these patients. Objective – To describe the prevalence of synchronous colorectal lesions in patients referred for endoscopic mucosal resection of lateral spreading tumors >20 mm.m.br/wp-admin/post-new.php?classic-editor&post_type=post&source_lang=pt-br&trid=2894&lang=en&admin_bar=1…

Evaluation of psoriasis treatment with esomeprazole – a pilot study

Background – Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease that affects 1%–3% of Caucasian populations and may be persistent, disfiguring and stigmatizing. Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are potent blockers of gastric acid secretion. They are widely regarded as the agents of choice for the treatment of acid-peptic disorders. In addition to anti-secretory effects PPI have been…

Safety and efficacy of EUS-guided coil plus cyanoacrylate versus conventional cyanoacrylate technique in the treatment of gastric varices: a randomized controlled trial

Lôbo MRA, Chaves DM, de Moura DTH, Ribeiro IB, Ikari E, de Moura EGH. ABSTRACT Background – One of the most feared complications with the use of cyanoacrylate for treatment of gastric varices is the occurrence of potentially life-threatening systemic embolism. Thus, endoscopists are turning towards new techniques, including endoscopic coiling, as a potentially safer…

Predictors of unsuccessful of treatment for fecal incontinence biofeedback for fecal incontinence in female

Murad-Regadas SM, Regadas FSP, Regadas Filho FSP, Mendonca Filho JJ, Andrade Filho RS, Vilarinho AS. ABSTRACT Background – Biofeedback is an effective method of treatment for fecal incontinence but there is controversy regarding factors that may be correlated with its effectiveness. Objective – To evaluate the efficacy of biofeedback in the treatment of fecal incontinence,…