Norberto C Chavez-Tapia

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  1. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the use of oral zinc in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Obesity and Digestive Diseases Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Nutr J 12:74. 2013
  2. pmc Effect of intracellular lipid accumulation in a new model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Fondazione Italiana Fegato Centro Studi Fegato, AREA Science Park Basovizza, Bldg Q, Trieste, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical heterogeneity in autoimmune acute liver failure
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 5 Col Seccion XVI Del Tlalpan CP 14000, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1824-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty-liver disease in pediatric populations
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:1059-73. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and estimates of cardiovascular disease in cirrhotic patients
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran
    J Dig Dis 9:149-55. 2008
  6. pmc Prophylactic activated recombinant factor VII in liver resection and liver transplantation: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Obesity and Digestive Diseases Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 6:e22581. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Use and overuse of proton pump inhibitors in cirrhotic patients
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR468-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint [Critical analysis of awards in gastroenterology research. The Mexican experience]
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    Medicina (B Aires) 68:135-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The molecular basis of susceptibility to infection in liver cirrhosis
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico
    Curr Med Chem 14:2954-8. 2007
  10. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis on the adverse events of rimonabant treatment: considerations for its potential use in hepatology
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Centro Studi Fegato Liver Research Center, Bldg Q AREA Science Park Basovizza Campus, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:75. 2009

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  1. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the use of oral zinc in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Obesity and Digestive Diseases Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Nutr J 12:74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of oral zinc supplementation in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy...
  2. pmc Effect of intracellular lipid accumulation in a new model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Fondazione Italiana Fegato Centro Studi Fegato, AREA Science Park Basovizza, Bldg Q, Trieste, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:20. 2012
    ..Since the mechanisms of this event have not been fully characterized, we aimed to analyze the fibrogenic stimuli in a new in vitro model of NASH...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical heterogeneity in autoimmune acute liver failure
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 5 Col Seccion XVI Del Tlalpan CP 14000, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1824-7. 2007
    ..To describe the outcome and prognosis in a cohort of patients with acute liver failure due to autoimmune hepatitis without liver transplantation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty-liver disease in pediatric populations
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:1059-73. 2007
    ..This practice will have important benefits for future generations. This review discusses the most important aspects in epidemiology, diagnostics and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and estimates of cardiovascular disease in cirrhotic patients
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran
    J Dig Dis 9:149-55. 2008
    ..This study aimed to analyze the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and other risk factors and estimate the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with liver cirrhosis...
  6. pmc Prophylactic activated recombinant factor VII in liver resection and liver transplantation: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Obesity and Digestive Diseases Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 6:e22581. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of rFVIIa prophylaxis to prevent mortality and bleeding resulting from hepatobiliary surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use and overuse of proton pump inhibitors in cirrhotic patients
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR468-72. 2008
    ..Moreover, the pattern of clinical use is unknown. The aim of the present study was to analyze the use of PPIs in patients with chronic liver disease in an ambulatory setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Critical analysis of awards in gastroenterology research. The Mexican experience]
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    Medicina (B Aires) 68:135-8. 2008
    ..Considering all institutions, the rate of publication is 48%. Only half of the awarded works were published and mainly in journals of local distribution. The impact of these studies worldwide is limited...
  9. ncbi request reprint The molecular basis of susceptibility to infection in liver cirrhosis
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico
    Curr Med Chem 14:2954-8. 2007
    ..However, there is little information on the mechanisms underlying these phenomena. In this report, we review the mechanistic basis of this common association...
  10. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis on the adverse events of rimonabant treatment: considerations for its potential use in hepatology
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Centro Studi Fegato Liver Research Center, Bldg Q AREA Science Park Basovizza Campus, Italy
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:75. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Strong association between gallstones and cardiovascular disease
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Liver Unit Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:827-30. 2005
    ..We have investigated the association between GD and CHD in a cross-sectional study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low serum levels of ghrelin are associated with gallstone disease
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Liver Unit, Biomedical Research Department, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 12:3096-100. 2006
    ..To explore the role of ghrelin in gallstone disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin as a protective factor in hepatic steatosis
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1737-41. 2005
    ..This study aims at investigating the relationship between serum adiponectin concentration and the presence of HS...
  14. ncbi request reprint High ghrelin and obestatin levels and low risk of developing fatty liver
    Ylse Gutiérrez-Grobe
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 9:52-7. 2010
    ..It was recently reported that the ratio between levels of ghrelin and obestatin is also associated with obesity and insulin resistance. We investigated the association between the ghrelin/obestatin ratio and NAFLD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in liver disease prevalence in Mexico from 2005 to 2050 through mortality data
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 4:52-5. 2005
    ..Accurate knowledge of the demographics of liver disease is essential in formulating health-care policies. Our main aim was to project the trends in liver disease prevalence in Mexico from 2005 to 2050 based on mortality data...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity-related leptin receptor polymorphisms and gallstones disease
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Biomedical Research Department and Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 5:97-102. 2006
    ..Investigate the association between polymorphisms in the leptin receptor gene associated with obesity and gallstone disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation study of systems for noninvasive diagnosis of fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Latin population
    Ome Z Pérez-Gutiérrez
    Obesity and Digestive Disease Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 12:416-24. 2013
    ..Conclusions. The NAFLD fibrosis, FIB-4, and APRI scores can be used for the noninvasive diagnosis of fibrosis. However, 25% of patients evaluated by these methods have an indeterminate degree of fibrosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels and insulin resistance are associated with gallstone disease in overweight subjects
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Departments of Biomedical Research, Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6182-7. 2005
    ..To establish an association between the serum leptin levels and the development of gallstone disease (GD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome as a risk factor for gallstone disease
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1653-7. 2005
    ..To establish an association between the presence of metabolic syndrome and the development of gallstone disease...
  20. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes type 2 in cryptogenic cirrhosis
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 15 Col Seccion XVI Del Tlalpan, Mexico City CP 14000, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4771-5. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking is not associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5196-200. 2006
    ..To analyze the relationship between smoking and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
  22. doi request reprint Vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: predictive values for endoscopic ultrasound and computed tomography imaging
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Departments of Endoscopy, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pancreas 41:636-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to determine vascular invasion in patients with pancreatic cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of adipokines and indices of metabolic syndrome as predictors of severe obesity-related hepatic steatosis
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1716-22. 2006
    ..In conclusion, adipokines and metabolic syndrome are useful indices for the prediction of the severity of obesity-related steatosis...
  24. pmc PPIs are not associated with a lower incidence of portal-hypertension-related bleeding in cirrhosis
    Mauricio Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia
    Endoscopy Department, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 15, Col Sección XVI Del Tlalpan, C P 14000, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 16:5869-73. 2010
    ..To determine if proton pump inhibitor use in cirrhotic patients with endoscopic findings of portal hypertension is associated with a lower frequency of gastrointestinal bleeding...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C infection in a population of asymptomatic people in a checkup unit in Mexico city
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Departments of Biomedical Research, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dig Dis Sci 50:733-7. 2005
    ..We concluded that hepatitis C is frequent in asymptomatic people, and those people are often viremic. In addition, this study suggests that the spectrum of liver disease in asymptomatic and newly diagnosed HCV-positive persons is broad...
  26. ncbi request reprint The endocannabinoid system in chronic liver disease
    Daniel Zamora-Valdes
    Department of Biomedical Research and Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, and Faculty of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 4:248-54. 2005
    ..This review summarizes the results of experimental studies involving the endocannabinoid system in liver disease and their clinical and therapeutical implications in hepatology...
  27. doi request reprint Utility of a simplified predictive model to predict rebleeding in patients with high-risk stigmata ulcers
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Department of Endoscopy, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:420-3. 2010
    ..To evaluate a simplified Predictive Model (sPM) to predict rebleeding in patients with high-risk stigmata ulcers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association among C-reactive protein, Fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular risk
    Javier Lizardi-Cervera
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2375-9. 2007
    ..8). Subjects with hepatic steatosis showed an increased concentration of uCRP independently of other metabolic disturbances; this suggests an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and could be used as a marker of chronic inflammation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between cholecystectomy for gallstone disease and risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City
    Ann Hepatol 11:85-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse the relationship between cholecystectomy for gallstone disease and risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Leptine participation in the development of liver steatosis and biliar lithiasis]
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Departamento de Investigación Biomédica, Gastroenterologia, y Unidad de Hígado, Fundación Clínica Médica Sur, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 141:495-9. 2005
    ..05, whereas insulin levels were similar in all groups. Since GD and HS subjects have high plasma leptin levels compared with controls, our results suggest that leptin plays an important role in the pathophysiology of GD and HS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rapid diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis using leukocyte esterase reagent strips in emergency department: uri-quick clini-10SG® vs. Multistix 10SG®
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Department of Endoscopy, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City
    Ann Hepatol 11:696-9. 2012
    ..Delay in SBP diagnosis is a serious problem. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic yield of Uri-Quick Clini-10SG® vs. Multistix 10SG® reagent strips in an Emergency Department...
  32. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitizers in treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Systematic review
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Zalvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7826-31. 2006
    ..To summarize the evidence available for the clinical effectiveness of insulin sensitizers in the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) systematically...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Obesity and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis]
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Departamento de Investigación Biomédica, Gastroenterología and Unidad de Hígado, Fundación Clínica Médica Sur, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 140:S67-72. 2004
    ..In this issue, we describe the most important topics with regard to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and the obesity-related process...
  34. pmc Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among hemodialysis patients at a tertiary-care hospital in Mexico City, Mexico
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research and Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4321-2. 2004
    ..The prevalence of anti-HCV was 6.7% (10 of 149 patients), and viremia was detectable in 8 of 149 (5%) patients. Three of 149 patients (2%) were anti-HCV negative with detectable HCV RNA...
  35. pmc Upper gastrointestinal dieulafoy's lesions and endoscopie treatment: first report from a mexican centre
    Gustavo Lopez-Arce
    Departments of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
    Therap Adv Gastroenterol 1:97-101. 2008
    ..No objective variables were related with response to ET. In conclusion, ET is secure and useful in patients with DL and it must be considered as the first-line treatment modality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Utility of endoscopy in patients with incidental gastrointestinal luminal wall thickening detected with CT
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 15 Col Seccion XVI Del Tlalpan, Mexico City, Mexico
    Surg Endosc 23:2191-6. 2009
    ..Currently there is no consensus about what to do in those cases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of endoscopic study in asymptomatic patients with IGILWT...
  37. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the Americas
    Jorge A López-Velázquez
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 13:166-78. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the prevalence rates of NAFLD and obesity were highest in the United States, Belize, Barbados, and Mexico. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Bilirubin alone as a biomarker for short-term mortality in acute-on-chronic liver failure: an important prognostic indicator
    Jorge A López-Velázquez
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 13:98-104. 2013
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Role of diet in cholesterol gallstone formation
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    Clin Chim Acta 376:1-8. 2007
    ..Although the detailed biochemical pathways have been described in experimental models, human studies are mainly epidemiological...
  40. ncbi request reprint Budd-Chiari syndrome
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 4:204. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Acute liver failure and the Molecular Adsorbents Recirculating System: early experience in a tertiary care hospital in Mexico City
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Liver Research Unit Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 3:164-6. 2004
    ..In conclusion, although MARS therapy was an effective strategy for these cases of liver failure and greatly improved the biochemical variables, its impact on the mortality rate has not yet been determined...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary complications of hepatic cirrhosis: portopulmonary hypertension and hepatopulmonary syndrome. The paradox of pulmonary vasoconstriction and vasodilation]
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 143:333-9. 2007
    ..These complications,under the cornerstone of portal hypertension are characterized by pulmonary constriction and dilatation, respectively...
  43. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of high-risk bleeding ulcers: success, rebleeding and mortality
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Gastroenterology Departament, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico City
    Rev Invest Clin 59:419-23. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic gastroenteritis: a review
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2904-11. 2007
    ..This review focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, and treatment of this hitherto under-diagnosed disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte transplantation for acute and chronic liver diseases
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Col Toriello Guerra, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 4:212-5. 2005
    ..Cross-species hepatocyte transplantation is also being explored. It is hoped that ongoing research will permit the application of hepatocyte transplantation to the treatment of a wide array of liver diseases...
  46. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality from acute liver failure in Mexico
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Obesity and Digestive Diseases Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 11:257-62. 2012
    ..There is significant geographic variation in the etiology and prognosis of acute liver failure (ALF). Since, little information is available for Latin America. We analyzed ALF mortality trends in Mexico...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effect of carvedilol vs. propranolol in cirrhotic patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nancy Aguilar-Olivos
    Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 13:420-8. 2014
    ..Long-term randomized controlled trials are needed to confirm this information. ..
  48. ncbi request reprint Kinetics of the inflammatory response induced by free fatty acid accumulation in hepatocytes
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Centro Studi Fegato, Fondazione Italiana Fegato, Trieste, Italy Doctorado en Ciencias Biológicas y de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Mexico City, Mexico Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 13:113-20. 2013
    ..In conclusion, hepatocytes exposed in vitro for a short time to low FFA concentrations showed a significant upregulation of IL-6 and IL-8 to,and a rapid but transitory elevation of TNF-α...
  49. ncbi request reprint Hepatic manifestations of Epstein-Barr viral infection
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 4:205-9. 2005
    ..The expression of latent membrane protein (LMP 1) was also evaluated in each patient...
  50. ncbi request reprint [An update on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease]
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Departamento de Investigación Biomédica, Gastroenterología and Unidad de Hígado, Fundación Clínica Médica Sur, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Rev Invest Clin 56:72-82. 2004
    ..In this review, we analyze the new concepts in epidemiology, pathophysiology and treatment of this disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and gallbladder disease
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Biomedical Research, Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 5:227-30. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint [Coagulation disorders in cirrhosis]
    Felix I Tellez-Avila
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico, D F
    Rev Invest Clin 59:153-60. 2007
    ..Thrombotic events, even if rare in cirrhotic patients, occur manly in the portal and mesenteric veins. The aim of the present work is to review the present evidence in coagulation disorders and liver disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint Are non-invasive tests accurate enough to predict hepatic fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)?
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Centro Studi Fegato, Liver Research Center, Area Science Park, Bldg Q, SS 14 Km 163 5, 34012 Trieste, Italy
    Gut 57:1351-3. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint Early experience of Budd-Chiari syndrome treatment with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
    Eric López-Méndez
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 5:157-60. 2006
    ..To our knowledge this is the first time that transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt are used and reported in Budd-Chiari syndrome in Mexico...
  55. ncbi request reprint The role of dietary fats in the pathogenesis of gallstones
    Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
    Department of Biomedical Research, Medica Sur Clinic Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
    Front Biosci 8:e420-7. 2003
    ..This review summarizes current information on the role of dietary fat in the modulation of cholesterol gallstone formation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Importance of iron and iron metabolism in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Hector Baptista-Gonzalez
    Subdirección de Investigación Clínica, Instituto Nacional de Perinatologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Mini Rev Med Chem 8:171-4. 2008
    ..We review the recent literature, both basic and clinical, regarding iron homeostasis as it pertains to the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment with argon plasma coagulation in postradiation proctopathy
    Gustavo Lopez-Arce
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Colorectal Dis 25:895-8. 2010
    ..Medical treatments of this entity are unsatisfactory. Argon plasma coagulation (APC) had been shown to be successful with low complications. The aim was to describe our experience with APC in the management of PP...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and autoimmune hepatitis
    Misael Uribe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Instituto Nacional de Cienccias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Ann Hepatol 5:187-9. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint [Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (Lynch syndrome). Clinical case]
    Adriana Torres-Machorro
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 71:312-5. 2006
    ..The most important aspects of diagnosis, management and genetic counseling are discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Clinical images in gastroenterology. Pulmonary embolism secondary to endoscopic application of cyanoacrylate]
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 71:350. 2006
  61. pmc Nuclear receptors in nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease
    Jorge A López-Velázquez
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Puente de Piedra 150, Colonia Toriello Guerra, 14050 Tlalpan, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Lipids 2012:139875. 2012
    ..Understanding the mechanisms underlying the involvement of nuclear receptors in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may offer targets for the development of new treatments for this liver disease...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic yield and therapeutic impact of fine-needle aspiration biopsies guided by endoscopic ultrasound in pancreatic lesions
    Miguel Angel Ramirez-Luna
    Endoscopy Department, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City
    Rev Invest Clin 60:11-4. 2008
    ..Recently, the endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) biopsy is becoming a useful tool. The aim of the study is to evaluate the diagnostic yield and therapeutic impact of EUS-FNA in pancreatic lesions...