INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION IN ADULTS Rolf Zelmanowicz, MD., Gastroenterology. Report of our 17-year medical experience in Gastroenterology, in which we have participated in the treatment of 500 adult acute abdomen cases, of which 80% had intestinal obstruction. Intestinal obstruction is the partial or total interruption of transit of the alimentary bolus through the intestinal tract. Main… Continuar lendo INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION IN ADULTS


CHAGAS DISEASE Synonym: American Trypanosomiasis What is it? It is an infectious disease caused by a parasite protozoan called Trypanosoma cruzi, named after the Brazilian scientist Carlos Chagas, who discovered it, in honor to another scientist, Oswaldo Cruz, also Brazilian. How is it acquired? When the Trypanosoma enters the blood of humans through the bite… Continuar lendo CHAGAS DISEASE