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SAGES 2013 Abstracts and Posters
Efficacy and Safety of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Thrombocytopenia Secondary to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Jin Zhou, PhD, Zhong Wu, PhD, Bing Peng, PhD West China Hospital Objective. To investigate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) in the management of refractory thrombocytopenia associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Methods. From January 2003 to February 2012, 20 patients underwent splenectomy for thrombocytopenia associated with SLE. Of these, 11 underwent… Continue Reading »
Fu-Lin Lin, MD, Giovanna da Silva, MD, David J Maron, MD, Eric G Weiss, MD, Steven D Wexner, MD Cleveland Clinic Florida INTRODUCTION: The feasibility and outcomes of laparoscopic redo ileocolonic resection have been demonstrated; however, the outcomes of left-sided resection remain unknown. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and outcomes of laparoscopic redo… Continue Reading »
ACS NSQIP Analysis: Moridity and Mortality with Laparoscopic and Open Lysis of Adhesions for Bowel Obstruction.
Subhash Reddy, MD, Jonathan Grotts, MA, David Thoman, MD Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital BackgroundAdhesions account for 50-70% of all Small bowel obstructions in adults. Historically after conservative management fails a laparotomy is performed to enable lysis of adhesions (LOA). There are a growing number of small series demonstrating decreased morbidity and shorter stay with laparoscopic… Continue Reading »