Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Disorders

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Dr. Luis Rodrigo received his PhD degree from University of Oviedo in 1975. He is Specialist in Gastroenterology through the National Program of Fellowship in the Clinic “Puerta de Hierro” of Madrid, from January 1967 to December 1971. He published 235 scientific papers in English and 281 papers in Spanish. He had written a total of 58 chapters of books in Gastroenterology and 8 books…

Name : Luis Rodrigo
University : University of Oviedo

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  • The Case of Enterobius vermicularis as a Cause for Acute Appendicitis

    Enterobius vermicularis infection, previously known as Oxyuris vermicularis, is the most common type of infection from a parasite in Western Europe and the United States. Most individuals with E. vermicularis do not have any symptoms. It is considered a rare pathogen and an atypical cause for appendicitis. Laparoscopic appendectomy is the most frequent…

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    Elephant Trunk Sign of Rajul: A Rare Radiological Finding in Agenesis of Celiac Axis

    Agenesis of celiac axis is a rare congenital anomaly associated with variable patterns of origin of its various branches. Among this, separate origin of common hepatic and splenic arteries arising nearly at the same level directly from aorta is rarer. This article describes the congenital narrowing of common hepatic artery near its origin, which has…

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    Can Alpha-1 Antitrypsin be Involved in the Carcinogenesis of Colorectal Cancer?

    The two authors of the present review independently searched for English language articles enlisted in the MEDLINE®/PubMED®, Embase, and Google Scholar databases. The Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) guidelines was applied to assess the quality of evidence for each study. The highest level of evidence was scored as sufficient (level…

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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    Optimization of a Clinically Relevant Model of White Matter Stroke in Mice: Histological and Functional Evidences

    White matter (WM) injury during stroke increases the risk of disability and gloomy prognosis of post-stroke rehabilitation. However, modeling of WM loss in rodents has proven to be challenging. We report improved WM injury models in male C57BL/6 mice. Mice were given either endothelin-1 (ET-1) or L-N5-(1-iminoethyl)ornitine (L-NIO) into the periventricular…

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