All publications of “Sara Venoso Costa”

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Conservative treatment in isolated penetrating cervical esophageal injury: case report

Marina Gabrielle Epstein, Sara Venoso Costa, Filipe Gusmão Carvalho, Aline Fioravanti Pasquetti, Herico Arsie Neto, Pamella Tung Pedroso, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400019

Non-iatrogenic traumatic cervical esophageal perforations are usually hard to manage in the clinical setting, and often require a careful and individualized approach. The low incidence of this particular problem leads to a restricted clinical experience among most centers and justify the lack of a standardized surgical approach. Conservative treatment of esophageal perforation remains a controversial topic, although early and sporadic reports have registered the efficacy of non-operative care, especially following perforation in patients that do not sustain any other kind […]

Hemoperitoneum secondary to gastric GIST negative for c-KIT and positive for antibody anti-DOG1

Marina Gabrielle Epstein, Aline Fioravanti Pasquetti, Sara Venoso Costa, Murillo de Lima Favaro, Orlando Contrucci Filho, Marcelo Augusto Fontenelle Ribeiro Junior

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000300022

Although relatively rare, the gastrointestinal stromal tumors comprise most mesenchymal tumors of the digestive tract and account for 5% of all sarcomas. The most common symptoms are pain, gastrointestinal bleeding and palpable mass. This study reported the case of a young patient who developed hemoperitoneum due to gastric neoplasm rupture and required urgent surgical treatment. Pathology and immunohistochemistry analysis showed an epidemiologically rare case: epithelioid and c-KIT negative tumor.