Alvaro Sanabria

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair for perforated peptic ulcer disease
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Oncology Unit, Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, School ofMedicine, Medellin, Colombia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD004778. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis regarding postoperative administration of vitamin-D and calcium after thyroidectomy to prevent hypocalcaemia
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 13:804-13. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Prognosis of patients with thyroid cancer who do not undergo surgical treatment: a SEER database analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Clin Transl Oncol 13:692-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Routine postoperative administration of vitamin D and calcium after total thyroidectomy: a meta-analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Bogota, Campus Puente del Comun, Km 21 Autopista Norte, Chia, Colombia
    Int J Surg 9:46-51. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Validation of the Washington University Head and Neck Comorbidity Index in a cohort of older patients
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Fundación Abood Shaio, Campus Puente del Comun, Km 21 Autopista Norte, Bogotá Colombia
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:603-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of diagnostic scales for appendicitis in patients with lower abdominal pain]
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Departamento de Cirugia, Universidad de La Sabana, Cundinamarca, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:419-28. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for complications in elderly patients who underwent head and neck oncologic surgery
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaringology, Hospital do Cancer AC Camargo, Fundacao Antonio Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Head Neck 30:170-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence treatment decision in older patients with resectable head and neck cancer
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital do Cancer AC Camargo, Fundacao Antonio Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Laryngoscope 117:835-40. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics in chest trauma: a meta-analysis of high-quality studies
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Cra 7 N 40 62 Of 718, Bogota, Colombia
    World J Surg 30:1843-7. 2006
  10. pmc Prophylactic antibiotics for mesh inguinal hernioplasty: a meta-analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Grupo Colaborativo de Epidemiología Quirúrgica, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Hospital, Universitario San Ignacio, Bogota, Colombia
    Ann Surg 245:392-6. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair for perforated peptic ulcer disease
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Oncology Unit, Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, School ofMedicine, Medellin, Colombia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD004778. 2013
    ..The results of some clinical trials suggest that laparoscopic surgery could be a better strategy than open surgery in the correction of perforated peptic ulcer but the evidence is not strongly in favour for or against this intervention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis regarding postoperative administration of vitamin-D and calcium after thyroidectomy to prevent hypocalcaemia
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 13:804-13. 2011
    ..Routine postoperative prophylactic administration of vitamin D or metabolites and calcium reduce the incidence of symptomatic hypocalcaemia; this article reports evaluating its cost-effectiveness in Colombia...
  3. doi request reprint Prognosis of patients with thyroid cancer who do not undergo surgical treatment: a SEER database analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Clin Transl Oncol 13:692-6. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Routine postoperative administration of vitamin D and calcium after total thyroidectomy: a meta-analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Bogota, Campus Puente del Comun, Km 21 Autopista Norte, Chia, Colombia
    Int J Surg 9:46-51. 2011
    ..Routine postoperative administration of vitamin D and calcium can reduce the incidence of symptomatic postoperative hypocalcemia. We undertook a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of this intervention...
  5. doi request reprint Validation of the Washington University Head and Neck Comorbidity Index in a cohort of older patients
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Fundación Abood Shaio, Campus Puente del Comun, Km 21 Autopista Norte, Bogotá Colombia
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:603-7. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of diagnostic scales for appendicitis in patients with lower abdominal pain]
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Departamento de Cirugia, Universidad de La Sabana, Cundinamarca, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:419-28. 2007
    ..Diagnosis of apendicitis is difficult; however several clinical scales have been developed that attempt to improve diagnostic accuracy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for complications in elderly patients who underwent head and neck oncologic surgery
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaringology, Hospital do Cancer AC Camargo, Fundacao Antonio Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Head Neck 30:170-7. 2008
    ..Few trials have assessed predictive factors in older patients. We assessed the predictive effect of preoperative clinical factors on postoperative complications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence treatment decision in older patients with resectable head and neck cancer
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital do Cancer AC Camargo, Fundacao Antonio Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Laryngoscope 117:835-40. 2007
    ..To find clinical factors related to administration of substandard treatment in older patients with head and neck cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics in chest trauma: a meta-analysis of high-quality studies
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Cra 7 N 40 62 Of 718, Bogota, Colombia
    World J Surg 30:1843-7. 2006
    ..We performed a systematic review using high-quality information related to the use of antibiotics in patients with a chest tube...
  10. pmc Prophylactic antibiotics for mesh inguinal hernioplasty: a meta-analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Grupo Colaborativo de Epidemiología Quirúrgica, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Hospital, Universitario San Ignacio, Bogota, Colombia
    Ann Surg 245:392-6. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in mesh hernioplasty...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity is a prognostic factor in elderly patients with head and neck cancer
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaringology, Hospital do Cancer AC Camargo, Fundacao Antonio Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1449-57. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Decision-making analysis for selection of antibiotic treatment in intra-abdominal infection using preference measurements
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogota, Colombia
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:453-62. 2006
    ..The objective was to determine the best antibiotic regimen for patients with community-acquired abdominal infection on the basis of a decision analysis that included effectiveness as well as safety, measured as adverse effects...
  13. doi request reprint Early laparoscopy for the evaluation of nonspecific abdominal pain: a critical appraisal of the evidence
    Luis C Dominguez
    Department of Surgery, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Surg Endosc 25:10-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of EL in terms of diagnosis, persistence of NSAP, mortality, morbidity, cost, hospital stay, and quality of life relative to observation in NSAP...
  14. doi request reprint Neuromonitoring of the laryngeal nerves in thyroid surgery: a critical appraisal of the literature
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, Universidad de Antioquia, Universidad de La Sabana Oncology Unit, Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, Medellin, Colombia
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:2383-95. 2013
    ..As routine use of neuromonitoring varies according to geography, its use should not be considered to be the standard of care. ..
  15. doi request reprint Total thyroidectomy with ultrasonic scalpel: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial
    Luiz P Kowalski
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital AC Camargo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Head Neck 34:805-12. 2012
    ..The ultrasonic scalpel is a recently introduced device in head and neck surgery. Total thyroidectomy is the most common endocrine procedure performed by surgeons...
  16. doi request reprint Neuromonitoring in thyroidectomy: a meta-analysis of effectiveness from randomized controlled trials
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, Universidad de Antioquia, Universidad de La Sabana Oncology Unit, Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, Medellin, Colombia
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:2175-89. 2013
    ..The neuromonitoring group had a statistically significant decrease in the risk of temporary EBSLN injury...
  17. doi request reprint Prophylactic central neck dissection in stage N0 papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Sergio Zuniga
    Head and Neck Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Clinica las Americas, Medellin, Colombia
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:1087-91. 2009
    ..To assess the disease-free survival results of prophylactic central neck dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma preoperatively staged as N0...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is galectin-3 a good method for the detection of malignancy in patients with thyroid nodules and a cytologic diagnosis of "follicular neoplasm"? A critical appraisal of the evidence
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, Universidad de La Sabana, Bogota, Colombia
    Head Neck 29:1046-54. 2007
    ..Immunostaining of cytological smears from FNAB with galectin-3 has been proposed as a tool for differentiating between benign and malignant nodules. We performed a systematic review to evaluate the utility of galectin-3...
  19. doi request reprint The evolution of laparoscopy in abdominal surgery: a meta-analysis of the effect on infectious outcomes
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 23:74-86. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of laparoscopy on superficial and organ/space SSIs compared with open surgery in hollow-viscus procedures over time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Routine drainage after thyroid surgery--a meta-analysis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, Universidad de La Sabana, Bogota, Colombia
    J Surg Oncol 96:273-80. 2007
    ..In addition, the mean length of hospital stay was longer in the routine drainage group...
  21. doi request reprint Sternocleidomastoid muscle flap in preventing Frey's syndrome after parotidectomy: a systematic review
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, Universidad de La Sabana Fundacion Abood Shaio, Bogota, Colombia
    Head Neck 34:589-98. 2012
    ..The current literature was assessed concerning the effectiveness of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM) flap to prevent Frey's syndrome after parotidectomy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prophylaxis for patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine Universidad de La Sabana, Fundación Abood Shaio, Campus Puente del Comun km 21 via Chia, Chia, Cundinamarca, Colombia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD005265. 2010
    ..Some clinical trials suggest that antibiotic prophylaxis may not be necessary in laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  23. doi request reprint Organ preservation protocols in developing countries
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Departamento de Cirugia, Universidad de La Sabana Fundación Clínica Abood Shaio, Bogota, Colombia
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 18:83-8. 2010
    ..In spite of the contribution of well designed clinical trials, in clinical practice, especially in developing countries, results are related to variables that were usually not considered in such trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgeons overestimate the risk of malignancy in thyroid nodules, evaluation of subjective estimates using a bayesian analysis
    Edgar Alfonso
    Grupo Sistemas Logísticos, Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad de La Sabana, Chia, Colombia
    Biomedica 31:590-8. 2011
    ..The main purpose of the evaluation of a thyroid nodule is to rule out a carcinoma. Medical decisions concerning thyroid nodules are highly influenced by subjective beliefs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of computed tomography and ultrasound in the diagnosis of appendicitis
    Javier Romero
    Department of Radiology, Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, Bogota, D C, Colombia
    Biomedica 28:139-47. 2008
    ..Diagnosis of acute appendicitis is difficult in nearly 30% of patients with pain in low right quadrant. Diagnostic imaging may provide a means of a more accurate diagnosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Routine chest roentgenogram after central venous catheter insertion is not always necessary
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Antioquia, University Hospital San Vicente de Paul, Apartado aereo 1226, Postal 229 Ciudad Universitaria, Medellin, Colombia
    Am J Surg 186:35-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of routine radiologic control after the insertion of a central venous catheter as a tool that might modify treatment of patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is nutrition support related to a poor prognosis in head and neck cancer patients? Thoughts about the secondary analysis of RTOG trial 90-03
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Head Neck 29:518-9; author reply 519-20. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Outcomes/cost effectiveness and clinical suspicion of appendicitis
    Alvaro Sanabria
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 5:223-4; author reply 224-5. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Penetrating neck injuries: helical CT angiography for initial evaluation
    Felipe Munera
    Department of Radiology, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Radiology 224:366-72. 2002
    ..To report an experience with helical computed tomographic (CT) angiography as the initial procedure to rule out arterial lesions caused by penetrating neck injuries...