April 22 – 25, 2009
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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters
The Use of a Modified Cyanoacrylate-based Synthetic Glue in Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Cases.
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopy cholecystectomy is the treatment of choice for gallbladder. Unfortunately it is not without complications. The complication rates listed in the literature is low and only increase in the more complex cases or when a less experienced surgeon performs the procedure. Other than the bile duct injuries, the more common complications which are seen… Continue Reading »
David Nguyen, MD, Bahar Moheban, Amir Mehran, MD. UCLA Department of Surgery Introduction: The use of staple line buttressing during vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)has been advocated by some authors as a method to reduce the incidence of bleeding, leak, or strictures. The surgical literature, however, does contain reports of complications attributed to their use.… Continue Reading »
Masaru Matsumura, MD, Tomoaki Okada, MD, Yoshitomo Ueno, MD, Kei Tamura, MD, Tetsuya Mizumoto, MD, Naoki Ishida, MD, Yoshinori Imai, MD, Taro Nakamura, MD, Hidenori Kiyochi, MD, Kenzo Okada, MD, Toshihiko Sakao, MD, Shinsuke Kajiwara, MD. Uwajima city hospital INTRODUCTIONLaparoscopic approach for intestinal obstruction is controversial because of obstacles including dilated loops of bowel,… Continue Reading »