Ana BELEN Fajardo Puerta

Ana BELEN Fajardo Puerta
Imperial College London | Imperial · Division of Surgery

Bachelor of Medicine

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To avoid liver insufficiency following major hepatic resection, portal vein embolisation (PVE) is used to induce liver hypertrophy pre-operatively. Associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy assisted with radiofrequency (RALPPS) was introduced as an alternative method. A randomized controlled trial comparing PVE wi...
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In order to induce liver hypertrophy to enable liver resection in patients with a small future liver remnant (FLR), various methods have been proposed in addition to portal vein embolisation (PVE). Most recently, the associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) technique has gained significant international in...
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Introduction The deleterious effect of complications on long term survival following resection of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) remains controversial. Is it truly the effect of complications per seor simply a reflection of the burden of disease and tumour biology? Method From our prospective database of patients resected with CRLM between Janu...
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The groin is where the trunk meets the thigh. The intra-abdominal viscera are separated from somatic structures of the lower limb, yet portals must exist to allow nerves, lymphatics, blood vessels, and other structures to pass to the thigh and genitalia. As with all portals, this predisposes to hernias of various kinds, and inguinal hernia remains...
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Introduction The benefit, if any and case selection for operation in metastatic GIST has not as yet been evaluated. We report our experience with patients undergoing liver resection for metastatic GIST. Methods From a prospectively held data base spanning 2000–2011 we identified 12 patients who underwent liver resection and cases notes reviewed. No...

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