SAGES 2011


March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

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Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Due to Chylous Ascites Secondary to Hepatic Hydatidosis – A Case Study and Review of Literature

Venkata K Kella, MD, Navalkishor Udgiri, Carrie Sims, MD FACS. University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce street, Philadelphia. PA 19104 INTRODUCTION: Hydatid disease, caused by the tape worm Echinococcus, results in liver and pulmonary cystic lesions. Although frequently asymptomatic, chronic inflammation from hydatidois can result in portal hypertension and ascites. Chylous ascites, however, is extremely rare… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Repair of Malrotation in the Elderly

RAGHAVA S PAVOOR, MD, FENG BO, PhD, JEFFREY W MILSOM, MD FACS. WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE/NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL Introduction Midgut malrotation is an anomaly of fetal intestinal rotation that is usually diagnosed in childhood. Methods We present a case of a 66 year old female with a history of chronic constipation and laxative abuse… Continue Reading »

Laparscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Long Term Results and Complications, a Single Center Experiance

Raad Fayez, MD, Olivier Court, MD, Nicolas Christou, MD phD. Section of Bariatric Surgery, Division of General Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal ,Canada Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate our center experience with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) in terms of weight loss, outcome, and complications rate. Methods: This is a… Continue Reading »

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