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SAGES 2013 Abstracts and Posters
Neo-oesophageal Outlet Obstruction Due to Extrinsic Recurrence Following Two Stage Oesophagectomy – A Study of Palliation of Dysphagia Using Self-Expanding Metallic Stents
P C Munipalle, Y K S Viswanath South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Introduction The prognosis of recurrent oesophageal cancer following two stage oesophagectomy (TSO) with curative intent remains poor and various available treatment modalities aim at palliation of symptoms, most significant being the dysphagia due to intrinsic or extrinsic recurrence. Role of self-expanding metallic… Continue Reading »
Andreas Kiriakopoulos, MD, Dimitrios Linos, MD HYGEIA HOSPITAL Background: Right adrenal vein ligation comprises the most serious and challenging step of right adrenalectomy that always taxes the abilities of the surgical team in relation to various tumor and patient characteristics. We present our comparative results between posterior and laparoscopic approaches Patients and Methods: From May… Continue Reading »
Horizontal Mattress Suture for Diaphragmatic Crura Closure in Laparoscopic Antirreflux Surgical Procedures.
Jose Daniel Lozada Leon, MD Sanatorio Santa Monica, Cuernavaca., Morelos, Mexico. INTRODUCTIONThe aim of this video is to present the technique of closure of the diaphragmatic crura with horizontal mattress suture. There is still controversy regarding the benefits offered by the diaphragmatic crura plasty with prosthetic material in patients with giant hiatal defects, however, in… Continue Reading »