Jordi Farguell Piulachs Gastrointestinal Surgery resident Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) CASE 1: Transjejunal laparoscopic-assisted ERCP a technique to deal with choledocholitiasis after a Roux-en-Y reconstruction. The patient is a female of 31 years old that undergone a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass two years earlier and presented periodic abdominal pain. MRCP showed stones on the […]
Jordi Farguell Piulachs Gastrointestinal Surgery resident Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) PANCREATIC SURGERY Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive malignancies associated with extremely poor 5-year survival rate (6–7%) . Since the tumor remains asymptomatic in the early stage, only 15% of patients have resectable disease at diagnosis. In the remaining cases, local […]
Jordi Farguell Piulachs General Surgery Resident Hospital Clinic, Barcelona (Spain) Surgical site infections Surgical site infection is a type of healthcare-associated infection in which a wound infection occurs after an invasive (surgical) procedure. Following the CDC criteria for SSI, the definition of surgical site infection is: Date of event occurs within 30 days after any […]
- Jordi Farguell MD.