A Csendes

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Affiliation: Universidad de Chile
Country: Chile

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Late follow-up of polypoid lesions of the gallbladder smaller than 10 mm
    A Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Surg 234:657-60. 2001
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi [Preliminary results of laparoscopic video esophagomyotomy in patients with esophageal achalasia]
    A Csendes
    Departamento Cirugía Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 129:1142-6. 2001
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Treatment of common bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: endoscopic and surgical management
    A Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile and St Mary s Clinic, Santiago
    World J Surg 25:1346-51. 2001
  9. pmc Very late results of esophagomyotomy for patients with achalasia: clinical, endoscopic, histologic, manometric, and acid reflux studies in 67 patients for a mean follow-up of 190 months
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Surg 243:196-203. 2006
  10. ncbi [Results of cholecystectomy realized 10 years ago]
    A Csendes
    Dpto de Cirugía, Hospital J J Aguirre, Santos Dumontt 999, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 128:1309-12. 2000

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  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Late follow-up of polypoid lesions of the gallbladder smaller than 10 mm
    A Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Surg 234:657-60. 2001
    ..To determine the variation in number, size, and symptoms in patients with polypoid lesions of the gallbladder...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi [Preliminary results of laparoscopic video esophagomyotomy in patients with esophageal achalasia]
    A Csendes
    Departamento Cirugía Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 129:1142-6. 2001
    ..Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy is becoming a good alternative to pneumatic dilatation, injection of botulinic toxin or classical surgery in the treatment of achalasia...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi Treatment of common bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: endoscopic and surgical management
    A Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile and St Mary s Clinic, Santiago
    World J Surg 25:1346-51. 2001
    ..If they occur, the best moment to repair them is during surgery. If they are noticed after the operation, endoscopic or surgical procedures can be employed...
  9. pmc Very late results of esophagomyotomy for patients with achalasia: clinical, endoscopic, histologic, manometric, and acid reflux studies in 67 patients for a mean follow-up of 190 months
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Surg 243:196-203. 2006
    ..Laparoscopic esophagomyotomy is the preferred approach to patients with achalasia of the esophagus, However, there are very few long-term follow-up studies (>10 years) in these patients...
  10. ncbi [Results of cholecystectomy realized 10 years ago]
    A Csendes
    Dpto de Cirugía, Hospital J J Aguirre, Santos Dumontt 999, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 128:1309-12. 2000
    ..The "post cholecystectomy" syndrome comprises a series of vague symptoms referred by patients subjected to this surgical procedure. These symptoms are unspecific and their association with the operation is dubious...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. ncbi Prevalence of intestinal metaplasia according to the length of the specialized columnar epithelium lining the distal esophagus in patients with gastroesophageal reflux
    A Csendes
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Dis Esophagus 16:24-8. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi Surgical treatment of Barrett's esophagus: 1980-2003
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    World J Surg 28:225-31. 2004
    ..This regimen has almost eliminated acid and duodenal reflux, and there has been no progression to dysplasia or adenocarcinoma. Moreover, in 60% of the patients with low-grade dysplasia, regression to nondysplastic mucosa has occurred...
  14. ncbi Behavior of the common bile duct diameter before and 12 years after choledochostomy for cholecystolithiasis and choledocholithiasis. A prospective study
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1294-7. 2007
    ..In patients with common bile duct (CBD) stones, the diameter of the CBD is usually dilated. After surgery, the behavior of CBD diameter is not clearly known...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi [Perioperative risk among morbid obese patients subjected to gastric bypass]
    Attila Csendes J
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 134:849-54. 2006
    ..Bariatric surgery is a complex procedure not exempt of complications...
  17. 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...
  18. doi [Evolution of the intake and nutritional status of zinc, iron and copper in women undergoing bariatric surgery until the second year after surgery]
    K Basfi-Fer
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Nutr Hosp 27:1527-35. 2012
    ..Bariatric surgery allows a significant reduction in weight and improvement of comorbidities associated with obesity in the long term, but it can also adversely affect the nutritional status of some micronutrients...
  19. ncbi Histological inflammatory changes after surgery at the epithelium of the distal esophagus in patients with Barrett's esophagus: a comparison of two surgical procedures
    I Braghetto
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology, Clinic Hospital University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Dis Esophagus 17:235-42. 2004
    ..Intestinal metaplasia and dysplasia and inflammation findings were also less common after acid suppression-duodenal diversion operation...
  20. ncbi Prospective randomized study comparing three surgical techniques for the treatment of gastric outlet obstruction secondary to duodenal ulcer
    A Csendes
    Department of Surgery, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Santiago
    Am J Surg 166:45-9. 1993
    ..01), but not after SV + antrectomy. Gastric acid reduction was similar in the small group of patients studied. We propose HSV + gastrojejunostomy as the treatment of choice in patients with duodenal ulcer and gastric outlet obstruction...
  21. ncbi [Pathological gastroesophageal reflux in patients with severe, morbid and hyper obesity]
    A Csendes
    , , Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 129:1038-43. 2001
    ..9 kg/m2. No differences were observed in 24 h pH monitoring. CONCLUSIONS: A high proportion of severely obese patients had symptoms and endoscopical findings of pathological gastroesophageal reflux...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi [Survival of patients with esophageal cancer subjected to total thoracic esophagectomy]
    I Braghetto
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 128:64-74. 2000
    ..Esophageal carcinoma has a dismal prognosis. Several authors have reported a very low survival in Chile...
  24. ncbi Laparoscopic highly selective vagotomy: technical considerations and preliminary results in 119 patients with duodenal ulcer or gastroesophageal reflux disease
    W Awad
    Department of Surgery, San Juan de Dios Hospital, University of Chile Hospital and German Clinic, Santiago, Chile
    World J Surg 21:261-8; discussion 268-9. 1997
    ..This technique is completely feasible by laparoscopic procedure and reproduces exactly what has been done with the laparotomy approach...
  25. ncbi Results of surgical treatment for recurrent postoperative gastroesophageal reflux
    I Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Dis Esophagus 15:315-22. 2002
    ..Our conclusions are that repeat antireflux surgery alone failed to improve Barrett's esophagus complications and that the best results were obtained in patients submitted to acid suppression-bile diversion surgery...
  26. ncbi Indications and results of sphincteroplasty in benign biliary diseases
    H Chiong
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Santiago, Chile
    Hepatogastroenterology 36:140-2. 1989
    ..9%, similar to other reports. Residual stones were observed in 10 patients (7%), and were successfully removed by other procedures. Three patients showed recurrent stenosis of the papilla and were operated on again with good results...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi Open transthoracic or transhiatal esophagectomy versus minimally invasive esophagectomy in terms of morbidity, mortality and survival
    I Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Surg Endosc 20:1681-6. 2006
    ..Surgical treatment of esophageal cancer is associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality even in specialized centers. Minimally invasive surgery has been proposed to decrease these complications...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi Antireflux surgery, highly selective vagotomy and duodenal switch procedure: post-operative evaluation in patients with complicated and non-complicated Barrett's esophagus
    I Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, University of Chile Hospital, Santiago
    Dis Esophagus 13:12-7. 2000
    ..5% respectively. The technique offers excellent results in patients with non-complicated BE. However, in patients with complicated BE, the recurrence rate is higher, mainly because of the persistence of acid reflux into the esophagus...
  31. ncbi Gallbladder carcinoma during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: is it associated with bad prognosis?
    I Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, University of Chile, Clinical Hospital, Dr J J Aguire, Santiago, Chile
    Int Surg 84:344-9. 1999
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy could be associated with bad prognosis, and then, when gallbladder cancer is suspected during the laparoscopic procedure, conversion to open surgery could be the best choice...
  32. doi Evaluation of the radiological gastric capacity and evolution of the BMI 2-3 years after sleeve gastrectomy
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:1262-9. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi A prospective, randomized study comparing highly selective vagotomy and extended highly selective vagotomy in patients with duodenal ulcer
    I Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, , Santiago
    Am J Surg 155:443-6. 1988
    ..No significant differences in postoperative gastric acid secretion were found and, therefore, no changes in the probability of postoperative recurrence of duodenal ulcer were seen...
  34. ncbi Nonesophageal side-effects after antireflux surgery plus acid-suppression duodenal diversion surgery in patients with long-segment Barrett's esophagus*
    I Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Dis Esophagus 18:140-5. 2005
    ..Revisional surgery was indicated in two patients with severe dumping syndrome. Most side-effects identified by this study were mild and diminished 1 year after operation...
  35. 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...
  36. doi Evolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus in non morbid obese gastrectomized patients with Roux en-Y reconstruction: retrospective study
    Enrique Lanzarini
    Department of Surgery, University of Chile Hospital, Santos Dumont 999, Independencia, Santiago 8320000, Chile
    World J Surg 34:2098-102. 2010
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. 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)...
  39. doi Scintigraphic evaluation of gastric emptying in obese patients submitted to sleeve gastrectomy compared to normal subjects
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:1515-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of this prospective study is to present the results of gastric emptying to liquids and solids using scintigraphy in patients who underwent SG compared to normal subjects...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi [Breast cancer risk factors in women in Santiago, Chile]
    E Atalah
    Centro de Nutrición Humana y Escuela de Salud Pública, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 128:137-43. 2000
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest a relation between breast cancer, diet and life styles...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. doi Iron absorption and iron status are reduced after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Manuel Ruz
    Department of Nutrition, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:527-32. 2009
    ..Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia are common in patients who undergo gastric bypass. The magnitude of change in iron absorption is not well known...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. doi Changes in bone mineral density, body composition and adiponectin levels in morbidly obese patients after bariatric surgery
    Fernando Carrasco
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia 1027, Postal Code 838 0453, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:41-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate changes on BMD after GBP and its relation with changes in body composition and serum adiponectin, a longitudinal study in morbid obese subjects was conducted...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. doi Study of cytochrome P450 2E1 and its allele variants in liver injury of nondiabetic, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis obese women
    Nelson M Varela
    Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Res 41:81-92. 2008
    ..This allele may determine a higher transcriptional activity of the gene, with consequent enhancement in pro-oxidant activity of CYP2E1 thus affording liver toxicity...
  57. doi Liver NF-kappaB and AP-1 DNA binding in obese patients
    Luis A Videla
    Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:973-9. 2009
    ..001). Data presented show enhanced liver activation of the proinflammatory transcription factors NF-kappaB and AP-1 in obese patients with NASH, parameters that are significantly associated to oxidative stress and IR...
  58. 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...
  59. doi Enhancement in liver SREBP-1c/PPAR-alpha ratio and steatosis in obese patients: correlations with insulin resistance and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid depletion
    Paulina Pettinelli
    Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1792:1080-6. 2009
    ....
  60. ncbi Barrett's esophagus complicated with stricture: correlation between classification and the results of the different therapeutic options
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, Clinical Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    World J Surg 26:1228-33. 2002
    ..Esophageal resection is indicated only for patients with severe or critical esophageal strictures...
  61. ncbi Oxidative stress-related parameters in the liver of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients
    Luis A Videla
    Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 70058, Santiago 7, Chile
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:261-8. 2004
    ..Substantial protein oxidation is followed by proteolysis of the modified proteins, which may explain the co-existence of a diminished antioxidant capacity and protein oxidation in the liver of patients with steatohepatitis...
  62. doi [Energy expenditure and body composition in severe and morbid obese women after gastric bypass]
    Fernando Carrasco
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 136:570-7. 2008
    ..The effects of gastric bypass (GBP) on resting energy expenditure (REE) are not well known...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi [Incidental finding of inguinal hernia sac cancer]
    Owen Korn
    Departamentos de Cirugía y Anatomía Patológica, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago
    Rev Med Chil 130:91-5. 2002
    ..During the resection of the mass, metastasis implants in the mesenteric adipose tissue were noted. A mini laparotomy was performed and an extensive peritoneal tumor dissemination was found. The patient died two months after surgery...
  65. ncbi [Strategies for the surgical treatment of gallbladder cancer]
    Fernando Maluenda
    Cirugía, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 133:723-8. 2005
    ..The role of surgical excision for tumors with serosal or liver involvement is controversial, due to the poor survival of these patients. However we have observed a 13% actuarial survival at 5 years, in this subset of patients...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi [An update on esophageal perforation]
    Italo Braghetto
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 133:1233-41. 2005
    ..This paper is a review of the literature and personal experience with this condition, focusing on etiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic workout, treatment, complications and mortality. Finally, we propose a management algorithm...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi Polyunsaturated fatty acid pattern in liver and erythrocyte phospholipids from obese patients
    Alejandra Elizondo
    Department of Nutrition, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:24-31. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi Neosaxitoxin as a local anesthetic: preliminary observations from a first human trial
    Alberto J Rodriguez-Navarro
    Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile and Hospital Padre Hurtado, and Research Affiliate, Laboratorio Bioquímica de Membrana, Departamento de Fisiologia y Biofisica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Anesthesiology 106:339-45. 2007
    ..Its activity results in blocking the axonal conduction, stopping the propagation of the nerve impulse. The objective of the present work was to evaluate neosaxitoxin as a local anesthetic in a human trial...
  73. ncbi [Evolution of resectability and mortality rates of total and subtotal gastrectomy for gastric cancer]
    Attila Csendes J
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 134:426-32. 2006
    ..The only curative treatment for gastric cancer is its surgical excision associated to a lymph node dissection...
  74. doi [Resection gastric bypass in morbid obese patients aged less than 18 and over 65 years]
    Ana María Burgos L
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 136:1247-54. 2008
    ..The incidence of morbid obesity is increasing and gastric bypass is the most effective surgical treatment...
  75. ncbi [Effects of gastric bypass on erosive esophagitis in obese subjects]
    Attila Csendes J
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 134:285-90. 2006
    ..Obesity is an important risk for pathological gastroesophageal reflux...
  76. doi Gastric leak after laparoscopic-sleeve gastrectomy for obesity
    Ana Maria Burgos
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital University of Chile, Santos Dumont No 999, Santiago, Chile
    Obes Surg 19:1672-7. 2009
    ..Few publications exist concerning the treatment of gastric leak. We sought to determine by way of a prospective study the clinical presentation, postoperative course, and treatment of gastric leak after LSG for obesity...
  77. ncbi Postoperative results after laparoscopic approach for treatment of large hiatal hernias: is mesh always needed? Is the addition of an antireflux procedure necessary?
    Italo Braghetto
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int Surg 95:80-7. 2010
    ..8% of patients after surgery. In conclusion, mesh reinforcement in patients with large Type IV could prevent recurrent hiatal hernias, and an antireflux procedure must be performed in order to avoid postoperative acid reflux...
  78. 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...
  79. doi [Review of the results of medical and surgical treatment of morbid obesity]
    Attila Csendes
    Departamento de Cirugia, Hospital Clinico de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 137:559-66. 2009
    ..In this way the complications and mortality of bariatric surgery would be minimized...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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
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  86. ncbi [Alopecia in women with severe and morbid obesity who undergo bariatric surgery]
    P Rojas
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr Hosp 26:856-62. 2011
    ..Bariatric surgery leads to a significant body weigh reduction although it is associated to a higher risk of presenting some nutritional deficiencies. A common complication, little studied and mainly related to zinc deficiency is alopecia...
  87. ncbi [Diet, smoking and reproductive history as risk factor for cervical cancer]
    E Atalah
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 13 898, Correo 21, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 129:597-603. 2001
    ..Epidemiological studies have suggested that smoking, nutrition and sexual patterns are major risk factors for cervical cancer...
  88. ncbi [Glucose tolerance alterations and frequency of metabolic syndrome among patients with non alcoholic fatty liver disease]
    A Verónica Araya Q
    Sección de Endocrinología, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 134:1092-8. 2006
    ..Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated to diabetes mellitus, obesity, disturbances in serum lipid levels, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome...
  89. ncbi [Primary esophageal motor disturbances among patients with esophageal symptoms]
    Ana Henríquez D
    Gastroenterologia, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:1270-5. 2007
    ..The esophagus can suffer several motor disturbances of striated or smooth muscle...