SAGES 2008

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Surgical Spring Week
April 9-12, 2008
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Early Experience with Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for Recurrent GERD After Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication

Kyle A Perry, MD, Jeffery L Eakin, MD, John G Linn, MD, Raymond P Onders, MD, Vic Velanovich, MD, W. Scott Melvin, MD. Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH; Division of General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit,… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Reduces Elevated Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Activity in Morbidly Obese Diabetic Patients

Andrew Schneider, Dhwajbahadur Rawat, PhD, Steve Weinstein, MD, Sachin Gupte, MD PhD, William Richards, MD. University of South Alabama College of Medicine INTRODUCTION: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an important enzyme in lipid and glucose metabolism. Participating in the rate limiting step of the pentose phosphate pathway, G6PD provides the majority of NADPH to cells for… Continue Reading »

Small skin incision dose not have any beneficial effect on cytokine expression in malnourished rats after laparotomy

Background and Objectives: Small skin incision, like laparoscopic surgery had been reported that it was better on pain, inflammatory responses and duration of hospital stay compared to conventional open laparotomy, however, we have a little evidence for beneficial effect on laparoscopic surgery in malnourished patients. The aims of this study were to asses whether small… Continue Reading »

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