Andres García-Marín

Andres García-Marín
Hospital Universitario San Juan De Alicante · Servicio de Cirugía General y aparato Digestivo

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June 2010 - present
Hospital Universitario San Juan De Alicante
Position
  • General and Digestive Surgeon
June 2010 - September 2015
Hospital Universitario San Juan De Alicante
Position
  • Cirugía General y Aparato Digestivo
June 2005 - May 2010
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
Position
  • Medico Interno Residente

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Publications (55)
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Purpose: Our purpose was to present our hospital experience with bullhorn injuries. Methods: A retrospective analysis of patients in our Trauma Registry (1993-2012). Results: Fifteen patients were included. All were hemodynamically stable on presentation, with a mean Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score and a Revised Trauma Score (RTS) of 15 and 11....
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Gallstone ileus is a rare complication of cholelithiasis. It is characterized by bowel obstruction secondary to gallstone impaction at some point of the gastrointestinal tract due to the existence of a bilioenteric fistula. The aim of this analysis was to evaluate our experience through a retrospective study, covering a 12-year period. It included...
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Background: Epiploic appendagitis is an atypical cause of abdominal pain whose knowledge could avoid diagnostic or treatment errors. Diagnosis has been performed with abdominal ultrasound or tomography with the only treatment being nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Objective: To analyze patients diagnosed in our hospital. Methods: We perfo...
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The objective of this study is to analyze our experience in the use of sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in melanoma and identify the predictive factors of positive SNB and multiple drainage. Retrospective study of patients who underwent SNB for melanoma between August of 2000 and February of 2013. SNB was performed in 125 patients with a median of age of...
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Introduction The objective of this study is to analyze our experience in the use of sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in melanoma and identify the predictive factors of positive SNB and multiple drainage. Material and methods Retrospective study of patients who underwent SNB for melanoma between August of 2000 and February of 2013. Results SNB was perfo...
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El tráfico de drogas mediante la introducción de paquetes de sustancias ilícitas en cavidades corporales supone un riesgo de padecer una obstrucción gastrointestinal y/o intoxicación grave para la persona que las trasporta. Nuestro país está considerado como puerta de entrada a Europa para drogas, y algunos hospitales españoles tienen experiencia e...
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INTRODUCTION: Drug trafficking by means of introducing packets of illegal substances in body cavities carries a risk of suffering from a gastrointestinal obstruction and/or severe poisoning in the person who transports them. Spain is considered as the port of entry to Europe for drugs, and some Spanish hospitals have experience in managing these ty...
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Anatomic delineation of a gastrointestinal fistula is essential in assessing the likelihood of spontaneous closure or to plan the surgical management. Computed tomography (CT) enterography and/or fistulograms provide invaluable information. The surgical strategy should carefully consider the when and how, as well as the special clinical situations...
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A 47-year-old woman presented to the emergency department complaining of abdominal pain for the last 3 days, with an increase in serum levels of white blood cells, CA19-9 and CA-125. Surgery revealed a ruptured left ovarian endometrioma. In this case, high levels of both antigens forced us to exclude an ovarian neoplasm.
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Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency. Atypical presentations lead to a late diagnosis with a higher complication rate. Given its rarity, we report a case of a thoracic empyema due to subphrenic appendicitis.
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Lost gallstones after accidental opening of the gallbladder during cholecystectomy usually under laparoscopy, can cause late complications. Intra-abdominal abscess is the most frequent and the diagnosis is based on imaging techniques (abdominal ultrasound or computed tomography scan). Surgical drainage with gallstones removal seems to be the best a...
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"The desmoplastic small round cell tumor is infrequent.That mainly affects male youngsters and is normally located at the abdomino-pelvic cavity, being its clinic unspecific. The diagnosis is confirmed by the presence of a specific chromosomal translocation: t (11; 22), (p13; q12). As to its treatment, it is mostly recommended to follow a multimoda...
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Introduction Fournier’s gangrene (FG) is the necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and genital area. The objective of this study was to assess risk factors for mortality. Materials and methods We conducted an analytic and retrospective study of the patients with FG treated at our institution between 1998 and 2008. Statistical analysis was performed...
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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are the most frequent mesenchymal digestive tract neoplasms, but represent only 1 to3% of all GI tract neoplasms. We report an uncommon case of stromal rectal tumor because of its atypical location.
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The treatment of acute diverticulitis is currently being modified, showing a tendency to limit surgical treatment and favor conservative management. To analyze the safety and efficiency of ambulatory treatment of acute diverticulitis in a selected group of patients. We performed a prospective study of domiciliary oral antibiotic therapy for acute d...
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Ischaemic colitis (IC) is the most common form of bowel ischaemia and is often under-diagnosed. To report the results obtained in patients with IC who required surgical intervention in our Hospital, and to evaluate the predictive factors of mortality. The data were obtained from the Gregorio Marañon Hospital CI database. The demographic and clinica...
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A gastrosplenic fistula is a rare complication of gastric and splenic lymphomas which can occur spontaneously or secondary to chemotherapy. We report a case of a spontaneous gastrosplenic fistula secondary to a diffuse splenic large B cell lymphoma in a previously well 43-year-old patient. CT imaging demonstrated the fistula, which was subsequently...
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"Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is an uncommon tumor of vascular endothelial cell origin with a clinical course between hemangioma and angiosarcoma. Clinical manifestations and radiological findings are nonspecific, and histopathologic examination is required to establish a definitive diagnosis. Currently, hepatic resection or liver transplantati...

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