Atilla Csendes

Summary

Country: Chile

Publications

  1. ncbi Prospective sequential endoscopic and histologic studies of the gastric pouch in 130 morbidly obese patients submitted to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirurgia e Patologia, Hospital Universitario, Santiago, Chile
    Arq Bras Cir Dig 25:245-9. 2012
  2. doi Classification and management of leaks after gastric bypass for patients with morbid obesity: a prospective study of 60 patients
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Hospital J J Aguirre, University Hospital, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 22:855-62. 2012
  3. doi [Results of gastric bypass for morbid obesity after a follow up of seven to 10 years]
    Attila Csendes J
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 139:1414-20. 2011
  4. doi Incidence of anastomotic strictures after gastric bypass: a prospective consecutive routine endoscopic study 1 month and 17 months after surgery in 441 patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:269-73. 2009
  5. ncbi [Scientific foundations for medical treatment based on modifying diet, lifestyle habits, and patient attitudes in chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease]
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Cir Esp 81:64-9. 2007
  6. doi Incidence of marginal ulcer 1 month and 1 to 2 years after gastric bypass: a prospective consecutive endoscopic evaluation of 442 patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:135-8. 2009
  7. doi Behavior of the infection by Helicobacter pylori of the gastric remnant after subtotal gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y anastomosis for benign diseases
    Attila Csendes
    Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1508-11. 2008
  8. doi A prospective randomized study comparing patients with morbid obesity submitted to laparotomic gastric bypass with or without omentectomy
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:490-4. 2009
  9. doi Inflammatory response measured by body temperature, C-reactive protein and white blood cell count 1, 3, and 5 days after laparotomic or laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:890-3. 2009
  10. doi Latest results (12-21 years) of a prospective randomized study comparing Billroth II and Roux-en-Y anastomosis after a partial gastrectomy plus vagotomy in patients with duodenal ulcers
    Atilla Csendes
    Departments of Surgery, University of Chile, Santiago
    Ann Surg 249:189-94. 2009

Collaborators

  • Ana Maria Burgos
  • Italo Braghetto
  • Patricio Burdiles
  • Fernando Maluenda
  • Owen Korn
  • Claudio Cortes
  • Karin Papapietro
  • Fernando Carrasco
  • Nestor Lagos
  • Emma Díaz
  • Jorge Rojas
  • Attila Csendes J
  • Jaime Poniachik
  • Claudio Mizón
  • Paula Csendes
  • Rafael Torres
  • Ana Henriquez
  • Alberto J Rodriguez-Navarro
  • Manlio Falavigna
  • Marcelo A Beltran
  • Pamela Mardones
  • Juan Carlos Diaz
  • Raúl Lazarte
  • Gladys Smok
  • Jorge Contreras
  • Enrique Lanzarini S
  • Karin Papapietro V
  • Moira Canobra L
  • Ana María Burgos L
  • Fernando Pizarro
  • Cecilia Lisboa
  • Manuel Olivares
  • Constanza Echenique
  • Jorge Inostroza
  • Luciano Pizarro
  • Manuel Ruz
  • Carlos Garcia
  • Annabella Rebolledo
  • Gabriela Salazar
  • Juana Codoceo
  • Gonzalo Wiedmaier
  • Alberto J Rodriguez-Navaro
  • Rafael Luengas
  • Zoltan Berger
  • Marcelo Lagos
  • James Hamilton
  • Sergio Guzman
  • Eliana Reyes
  • Federico Hernández
  • Tito Pizarro
  • Alfredo Sepúlveda
  • Lorena Rodriguez
  • Julieta Klaassen
  • Darío Andrinolo
  • Juan C Diaz
  • Danny Oksenberg
  • Luis Gutierrez
  • Jaime Rappoport
  • Gabriel Cavada
  • Sonia D'Acuña
  • José L Llanos
  • Carla Mancilla

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Prospective sequential endoscopic and histologic studies of the gastric pouch in 130 morbidly obese patients submitted to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirurgia e Patologia, Hospital Universitario, Santiago, Chile
    Arq Bras Cir Dig 25:245-9. 2012
    ..A small gastric pouch is created, leaving a narrow gastrojejunal anastomosis, with a long jejunal limb. Very little is known regarding the behavior of this pouch years after surgery...
  2. doi Classification and management of leaks after gastric bypass for patients with morbid obesity: a prospective study of 60 patients
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Hospital J J Aguirre, University Hospital, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 22:855-62. 2012
    ..It can be classified according to the day of appearance, its severity and its location. Conservative or surgical treatment can be employed properly if these 3 parameters are carefully evaluated...
  3. doi [Results of gastric bypass for morbid obesity after a follow up of seven to 10 years]
    Attila Csendes J
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 139:1414-20. 2011
    ..There is a paucity of information about the long term effects of gastric bypass for morbid obesity...
  4. doi Incidence of anastomotic strictures after gastric bypass: a prospective consecutive routine endoscopic study 1 month and 17 months after surgery in 441 patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:269-73. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to determine in a prospective and consecutive endoscopic evaluation the true incidence of this complication early and late after gastric bypass...
  5. ncbi [Scientific foundations for medical treatment based on modifying diet, lifestyle habits, and patient attitudes in chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease]
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Cir Esp 81:64-9. 2007
    ....
  6. doi Incidence of marginal ulcer 1 month and 1 to 2 years after gastric bypass: a prospective consecutive endoscopic evaluation of 442 patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:135-8. 2009
    ..Marginal ulcer (MU) is an occasional complication after gastric bypass. We studied the incidence of this complication by a prospective routine endoscopic evaluation...
  7. doi Behavior of the infection by Helicobacter pylori of the gastric remnant after subtotal gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y anastomosis for benign diseases
    Attila Csendes
    Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1508-11. 2008
    ..Reinfection by Helicobacter pylori of the gastric remnant after partial gastrectomy has been implicated in the development of gastric cancer at the gastric stump...
  8. doi A prospective randomized study comparing patients with morbid obesity submitted to laparotomic gastric bypass with or without omentectomy
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:490-4. 2009
    ..Therefore, we wanted to evaluate the influence of resecting or leaving in situ the greater omentum in a group of patients with morbid obesity...
  9. doi Inflammatory response measured by body temperature, C-reactive protein and white blood cell count 1, 3, and 5 days after laparotomic or laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:890-3. 2009
    ....
  10. doi Latest results (12-21 years) of a prospective randomized study comparing Billroth II and Roux-en-Y anastomosis after a partial gastrectomy plus vagotomy in patients with duodenal ulcers
    Atilla Csendes
    Departments of Surgery, University of Chile, Santiago
    Ann Surg 249:189-94. 2009
    ..After a partial resection of the stomach, the continuity of the gastrointestinal tract can be restored either by a Billroth II gastrojejunal anastomosis or a Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy. Each procedure has its advantages and disadvantages...
  11. doi Late results of the surgical treatment of 125 patients with short-segment Barrett esophagus
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Arch Surg 144:921-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the late results of 3 surgical procedures in patients with short-segment BE by subjective and objective measurements...
  12. doi Management of leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in patients with obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1343-8. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a surgical procedure that is being increasingly performed on obese patients. The most frequent postoperative complication is the appearance of a gastric leak...
  13. doi Late marginal ulcers after gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Clinical and endoscopic findings and response to treatment
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 21:1319-22. 2011
    ..It can be single or multiple. Medical treatment with PPIs achieves healing at a mean time of 7 months. Several endoscopic evaluations should be performed in these patients in order to demonstrate healing of the ulcer and no recurrence...
  14. ncbi Endoscopic and histologic findings of the foregut in 426 patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 17:28-34. 2007
    ..In this operation, the distal bypassed stomach is left in situ. We studied pre-operative clinical, endoscopic and histologic findings in a consecutive group of morbidly obese patients prior to bariatric surgery...
  15. ncbi Size, volume and weight of the stomach in patients with morbid obesity compared to controls
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 15:1133-6. 2005
    ..We investigated by a prospective study the length of the lesser and greater curvature, the volume or total capacity and the weight of the stomach in morbidly obese patients compared to controls...
  16. ncbi Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: the "right posterior" approach
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:985-91. 2005
    ..3% conversion rate, no mortality, and only one significant postoperative complication. Late evaluation at 5 years after surgery has shown excellent or good results in 85% and fair or poor results in 15% of the patients...
  17. ncbi [A proposal of guidelines for surgical management of obesity]
    Fernando Carrasco
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 133:699-706. 2005
    ..The first section discusses the background for bariatric surgery and the second part give specific recommendations for patient management and the formation of reference centers for surgical management of obesity...
  18. doi Sleeve gastrectomy
    Attila Csendes
    Surg Today 38:479. 2008
  19. ncbi Conservative management of anastomotic leaks after 557 open gastric bypasses
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 15:1252-6. 2005
    ..One of the most serious complications after gastric bypass is an anastomotic leak. In a prospective surgical protocol for the management of this complication, the authors determined the incidence of anastomotic leaks...
  20. ncbi Regression of intestinal metaplasia to cardiac or fundic mucosa in patients with Barrett's esophagus submitted to vagotomy, partial gastrectomy and duodenal diversion. A prospective study of 78 patients with more than 5 years of follow up
    Attila Csendes
    Departments of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Surgery 139:46-53. 2006
    ..Regression of intestinal metaplasia to cardiac mucosa in patients with Barrett's (BE) esophagus could alter the natural history of BE...
  21. ncbi Effect of gastric bypass on Barrett's esophagus and intestinal metaplasia of the cardia in patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:259-64. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi Endoscopic and histologic findings in the gastric pouch and the Roux limb after gastric bypass
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 16:279-83. 2006
    ..We performed prospective routine endoscopic and histologic studies of the pouch and Roux-limb 2 years after gastric bypass...
  23. ncbi [Gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Review of 15 patients]
    Italo Braghetto
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:551-7. 2007
    ..Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are the most common mesenchymatous tumors of the digestive tract. The pathological diagnosis is based on microscopy and immunohistochemistiy...
  24. ncbi Changes in resting energy expenditure and body composition after weight loss following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Fernando Carrasco
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 17:608-16. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: surgical technique, indications and clinical results
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital J J Aguirre, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 17:1442-50. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has been introduced as a multipurpose restrictive procedure for obese patients. Variations of the surgical technique may be important for the late results...
  26. ncbi [Effects of gastric bypass on weight, blood glucose, serum lipid levels and arterial blood pressure in obese patients]
    Karin Papapietro
    Departamento de Cirugia, Unidad de Nutrición, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 133:511-6. 2005
    ..Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and serum lipid abnormalities are common among obese people and they should improve with weight reduction...
  27. ncbi Roux-en-Y long limb diversion as the first option for patients who have Barrett's esophagus
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 12:157-84. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi Results of gastric bypass plus resection of the distal excluded gastric segment in patients with morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:121-31. 2005
    ..It is also possible to perform via laparoscopy, as we started to do recently...
  29. ncbi Clinical predictors of leak after laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    Attila Csendes
    Surg Endosc 18:559; author reply 560. 2004
  30. ncbi [Early enteral nutrition in cancer patients subjected to a total gastrectomy]
    Karin Papapietro
    Unidad de Nutrición, Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Independencia, Santiago
    Rev Med Chil 130:1125-30. 2002
    ..Total parenteral nutrition has a high cost and frequency of complications. Enteral feeding is a feasible alternative that can be started early in the postoperative period...
  31. ncbi Early and late results of the acid suppression and duodenal diversion operation in patients with barrett's esophagus: analysis of 210 cases
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Jose Joaquin Aguirre Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    World J Surg 26:566-76. 2002
    ..This effect is permanent and avoids the appearance of dysplasia or adenocarcinoma...
  32. ncbi Outcomes after pylorus preserving gastrectomy for early gastric cancer
    Attila Csendes
    World J Surg 29:809; author reply 809-10. 2005
  33. ncbi [Current management of achalasia of the esophagus: critical review and clinical experience]
    Italo Braghetto
    Departamento de Cirugía y Centro de Gastroenterología, Hospital Clínico José Joaquín Aguirre, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 130:1055-66. 2002
    ..We also present the results of our recent surgical experience. The definitive results seem to be better after surgical treatment compared to medical management or endoscopic procedures...
  34. ncbi Length of the esophagus in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus compared to controls
    Owen Korn
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Surgery 133:358-63. 2003
    ..However, objective evidence of this is scarce. Therefore we attempted to determine the occurrence and magnitude of this phenomenon among our patients...
  35. ncbi Histologic findings of gallbladder mucosa in 87 patients with morbid obesity without gallstones compared to 87 control subjects
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:547-51. 2003
    ..These findings could have been attributed to the fact that the Chilean population has a high incidence of gallstones...
  36. ncbi [Progression from intestinal metaplasia to adenocarcinoma in Barrett s esophagus: usefulness of endoscopic surveillance]
    Patricio Burdiles
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Independencia, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 131:587-96. 2003
    ..The time required for this transformation is not well known...
  37. doi Roux-en-Y after gastric bypass
    Attila Csendes
    Arch Surg 143:808; author reply 808. 2008
  38. ncbi [Gastric neuroendocrine tumors: clinical, endoscopic presentation and alternatives of treatment]
    Raúl Lazarte
    Sección de Gastroenterología, Departamentos de Medicina y Cirugía, Instituto de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 130:985-92. 2002
    ..Half of them are associated with pernicious anemia. Type II tumors are associated with Zollinger Ellison syndrome and type I multiple endocrine neoplasia. Type III are sporadic tumors...
  39. ncbi Re: does Barrett's esophagus impact outcome after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication?
    Attila Csendes
    Am J Surg 196:618. 2008
  40. ncbi [Obesity: risk factor for steatohepatitis and hepatic fibrosis]
    Jaime Poniachik
    Centro de Gastroenterologia, Departamento de Medicina, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 130:731-6. 2002
    ..Nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) has been recognized as a cause of chronic liver disease. Its main risk factor is obesity...
  41. ncbi Effect of duodenal diversion on low-grade dysplasia in patients with Barrett's esophagus: analysis of 37 patients
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Hospital J J Aguirre, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:645-52. 2002
    ..This effect was even more pronounced when the length of BE was shorter. It seems to be permanent, and no progression to high-grade dysplasia or adenocarcinoma has occurred...
  42. ncbi Concerning results of laparoscopic Nissan fundoplication
    Attila Csendes
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:123; author reply 123. 2002
  43. ncbi A prospective randomized study comparing D2 total gastrectomy versus D2 total gastrectomy plus splenectomy in 187 patients with gastric carcinoma
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University of Chile Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Surgery 131:401-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a prospective randomized clinical trial comparing the early and late results of total gastrectomy (TG) versus total gastrectomy plus splenectomy (TGS)...
  44. ncbi Clinical, endoscopic, and functional studies in 408 patients with Barrett's esophagus, compared to 174 cases of intestinal metaplasia of the cardia
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:554-60. 2002
    ..We aimed to compare clinical, endoscopic, histological, and functional features in patients with LSBE, SSBE, and IMC...
  45. ncbi Prosthetic hiatal closure during laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Attila Csendes
    Arch Surg 142:1110-1; author reply 1111. 2007
  46. ncbi GTX 2/3 epimers permeate the intestine through a paracellular pathway
    Rafael Torres
    Lab Bioquímica de Membrana, Dept de Fisiologia y Biofisica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 70005, Correo 7, Santiago, Chile
    J Toxicol Sci 32:241-8. 2007
    ..A model was developed, according to which tight junctions undergo a toxin concentration and time-dependent change, while transepithelial resistance shows a modest decrease...
  47. ncbi Laparoscopic cardial calibration and gastropexy for treatment of patients with reflux esophagitis: pathophysiological basis and result
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 99, Santiago, Chile
    World J Surg 29:636-44. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi Anatomical deformities after laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery and Radiology, University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int Surg 89:227-35. 2004
    ..There were no complications, and good results were obtained after redo operations...
  49. ncbi Permeability of human jejunal segments to gonyautoxins measured by the Ussing chamber technique
    Pamela Mardones
    Laboratorio Bioquímica de Membrana, Departamento de Fisiologia y Biofisica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Independencia 1027, Independencia, Casilla 70005, Correo 7, Santiago
    Toxicon 44:521-8. 2004
    ..These findings suggests that permeability of gonyautoxins depends on temperature and processes involving sodium ion. Replacing sodium ions by choline ions showed a marked effect on TER...
  50. ncbi [Laparoscopic splenectomy in hematological diseases]
    Fernando Maluenda
    Departamento de Corugía, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile, Santiago
    Rev Med Chil 132:189-94. 2004
    ..Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is the most common indication for elective splenectomy. The laparoscopic approach has been used over the past ten years...
  51. ncbi [Nutcracker esophagus. Analysis of 80 patients]
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 132:160-4. 2004
    ..The nutcracker esophagus, a primary motor disorder, is frequently associated with noncardiac chest pain...
  52. ncbi [Relationship between gastroesophageal reflux symptoms and 24 h esophageal pH measurement in patients with normal or minimally abnormal upper endoscopies]
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 132:19-25. 2004
    ..Heartburn and regurgitation are considered highly specific symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux. A considerable number of patients with these symptoms do not have endoscopic signs of esophagitis...
  53. ncbi Conservative management of anastomotic leaks
    Attila Csendes
    Obes Surg 16:375-6; author reply 376. 2006
  54. ncbi [Comparison of the endoscopic aspect of the cardia, manometry and 24 hours pH measurement in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux]
    Manlio Falavigna
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 134:187-92. 2006
    ..The endoscopic view of the gastric cardia could be related with the manometric competence of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and with pathological gastroesophageal reflux...
  55. ncbi Histological findings in the liver before and after gastric bypass
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 16:607-11. 2006
    ..In a prospective study of patients previously submitted to gastric bypass, we determined the changes in liver histology late after the surgery...
  56. ncbi Intrasphincteric neosaxitoxin injection: evidence of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation in achalasia
    Alberto J Rodriguez-Navarro
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2667-8. 2006
  57. ncbi Mirizzi syndrome and gallstone ileus: an unusual presentation of gallstone disease
    Marcelo A Beltran
    Department of Surgery, Emergency Unit, Hospital de Ovalle, Ovalle, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:686-9. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi Evolutive radiological changes of the esophagus in patients with achalasia who did not receive treatment
    Paula Csendes
    Department of Surgery and Radiology, Clinical Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Surg Today 37:183-6. 2007
    ..However, very little is known concerning the natural history of this disease. We aimed to determine the evolutive radiological changes of the esophagus in a group of patients with achalasia who had not previously undergone any treatment...
  59. ncbi Persistent anemia after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Claudio Mizón
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutrition 23:277-80. 2007
    ..We report the case of a 42-y-old morbidly obese woman who presented persistent anemia as result of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
  60. ncbi Adenocarcinoma appearing very late after antireflux surgery for Barrett's esophagus: long-term follow-up, review of the literature, and addition of six patients
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:434-41. 2004
    ..Most of these reports had only a few patients with short-term follow-up (<60 months). To determine the true prevalence of this complication, a long-term objective follow-up is necessary...
  61. ncbi Barrett's esophagus
    Attila Csendes
    J Am Coll Surg 197:882-3. 2003
  62. pmc Dysplasia and adenocarcinoma after classic antireflux surgery in patients with Barrett's esophagus: the need for long-term subjective and objective follow-up
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Surg 235:178-85. 2002
    ..To assess the clinical, endoscopic, and functional results in a group of patients with Barrett's esophagus undergoing classic antireflux surgery in whom dysplasia and adenocarcinoma were found at a late objective follow-up...