Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Introduction Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory condition of the pancreas that manifests through local and systemic symptoms, which can vary greatly in severity. It is one of the most common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and is associated with a great physical, emotional, and […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist Hospital Clínic Barcelona INTRODUCTION Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common pathogens responsible for surgical site infections and healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in general. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates in hospitalized patients. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been the focus of many decontamination programs […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist Hospital Clínic Barcelona INTRODUCTION Obesity is defined as an excess of body fat relative to lean body mass. Clinically, it is measured through the body mass index (BMI), calculated by dividing the weight by twice the height. It is an epidemic, affecting 39% of the adult population worldwide, […]
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