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Esophageal eosinophilia in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy

Ana Carolina Ramos de Nápolis, Flavia Araujo Alves, Erica Rodrigues Mariano de Almeida Rezende, Gesmar Rodrigues Silva Segundo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3266

ABSTRACTObjective:To describe the clinical picture, test results, and clinical evolution of patients with cerebral palsy associated with diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis, monitored at tertiary centre.Methods:Cross-sectional, retrospective and descriptive study that evaluated the medical records data of pediatric patients with diagnosis of cerebral palsy and eosinophilic esophagitis in a tertiary center of pediatric gastroenterology between August 2005 and August 2013.Results:Seven out of 131 patients with cerebral palsy had the diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis. The mean age at diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis […]

Sleeve gastrectomy with anti-reflux procedures

Sergio Santoro, Arnaldo Lacombe, Caio Gustavo Gaspar de Aquino, Carlos Eduardo Malzoni

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2885

Objective Sleeve gastrectomy is the fastest growing surgical procedure to treat obesity in the world but it may cause or worsen gastroesophageal reflux disease. This article originally aimed to describe the addition of anti-reflux procedures (removal of periesophageal fats pads, hiatoplasty, a small plication and fixation of the gastric remnant in position) to the usual sleeve gastrectomy and to report early and late results.Methods Eighty-eight obese patients that also presented symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease were submitted to sleeve gastrectomy […]