Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s disease is a chronic, relapsing inflammatory bowel disease, that can affect the GI tract in all his extension. The most common portion affected is the terminal ileum and proximal colon. Epidemiologically, Crohn has no specific gender distribution. Onset usually occurs in […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Introduction Esophageal cancer is the ninth most common cancer and the sixth most common cause of cancer death worldwide. The esophagus is a long structure, about 40cm long, that connects the pharynx to the stomach, allowing the ingested food to move forward. Surgically, it […]
Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgery Specialist AIS Channel Medical Team Introduction Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) are potential complications associated with any type of surgical procedure. Although SSIs are among the most preventable Health-Associated Infections (HAIs), they still represent a significant burden in terms of patient morbidity and mortality and additional costs to health systems […]
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