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    • Endoscopic treatment of esophageal varices in advanced liver disease patients: band ligation versus cyanoacrylate injection 

      Martins Santos, Marcus Melo [UNIFESP]; Lenz Tolentino, Luciano Henrique [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Rodrigo Azevedo [UNIFESP]; Nakao, Frank Shigueo [UNIFESP]; Silveira Rohr, Maria Rachel da [UNIFESP]; Paulo, Gustavo Andrade de [UNIFESP]; Kondo, Mario [UNIFESP]; Ferrari, Angelo Paulo [UNIFESP]; Della Libera, Ermelindo [UNIFESP] (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011-01-01)
      Background the results of variceal band ligation (VBL) in patients with advanced liver disease are unknown. Cyanoacrylate injection (CI) might have a better outcome than VBL in the treatment of esophageal varices (EV) in ...

    • Late clinical, biochemical, endoscopic and electroencephalographic evaluation of patients with schistosomal portal hypertension treated with distal splenorenal shunt 

      Lopes, G. D.; Haddad, Chibly Michel [UNIFESP] (Edizioni Minerva Medica, 1998-01-01)
      The authors performed a late evaluation of a distal splenorenal anastomosis minimum of five years following operation on 13 patients with schistosomiasis of the compensated liver-splenic type. The study of the anastomosis ...

    • Prediction of esophageal varices in hepatic cirrhosis by noninvasive markers 

      Tafarel, Jean Rodrigo [UNIFESP]; Lenz Tolentino, Luciano Henrique [UNIFESP]; Correa, Lucianna Motta [UNIFESP]; Bonilha, Danielle Rossana [UNIFESP]; Piauilino, Patricia [UNIFESP]; Martins, Fernanda Prata [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Rodrigo Azevedo [UNIFESP]; Nakao, Frank Shigeo [UNIFESP]; Della Libera, Ermelindo [UNIFESP]; Ferrari, Angelo Paulo [UNIFESP]; Silveira Roehr, Maria Rachel da [UNIFESP] (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011-09-01)
      Objective To determine whether Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) classification, AST to platelet ratio index (APRI), and laboratory tests could predict the presence of esophageal varices ...

    • Propranolol associated with endoscopic band ligation reduces recurrence of esophageal varices for primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding: a randomized-controlled trial 

      Bonilha, Danielle Queiroz [UNIFESP]; Lenz, Luciano [UNIFESP]; Correia, Lucianna Motta [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Rodrigo Azevedo [UNIFESP]; Paulo, Gustavo Andrade de [UNIFESP]; Ferrari, Angelo Paulo [UNIFESP]; Della Libera, Ermelindo [UNIFESP] (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015-01-01)
      Objective the aim of this study was to compare the recurrence of esophageal varices (EVs) after endoscopic band ligation (EBL) associated with propranolol (PP) versus EBL alone.Patients and methods Sixty-six cirrhotic ...