Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD (General Surgery Specialist) AIS Channel Ambassador to Portugal INTRODUCTION A colostomy is nothing more than an anastomosis between the colon and the skin. Colostomies may be temporary or permanent, depending on the underlying disease and conditions for which they are created. They can also be end colostomies (one terminal stoma) or […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD (AIS Ambassador to Portugal) Introduction Abdominal wall hernia is the most common complication following laparotomy, reaching figures as high as 50% in some studies. It is also the most common indication for reoperation, in a 3:1 margin over bowel obstruction. There are a variety of options for a ventral hernia repair, […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD AIS Ambassador to Portugal Introduction Biliary disease is one of the most common and well described conditions affecting human health, with laparoscopic cholecystectomies being some of the most performed surgeries around the World. This procedure is not without harm, with modern series of population studies suggesting that about 1.5% of cholecystectomies […]
- Sara Nogueira MD.