Sara Tavares Nogueira, MD General Surgeon AIS Medical Team Introduction Obesity is a worldwide pandemic affecting about 1/3 of the adult population. Objectively, it is defined as a body mass index (BMI) equal to or higher than 30 kg/m2. The World Health Organization defines obesity as a condition of excessive fat accumulation in the body […]
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 […]
Robert G Sawyer 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 to prevent SSIs and other HAI, since […]
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