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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters
Jesus Garijo, MD, Martin Gascon, MD. Hospital de Torrejon, Madrid, Spain. INTRODUCTION Single Port Access (SPA) surgery, also known as Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) or One Port Umbilical Surgery (OPUS), amongst others, is an advanced, minimally invasive surgical procedure in which the surgeon operates exclusively through a single access port. Since the whole procedure… Continue Reading »
Ricard Corcelles, MD, PhD, Hector Romero Talamas, MD, Christopher Daigle, MD, Philip Schauer, MD, PhD, Stacy Brethauer, MD, PhD. Cleveland Clinic Foundation (cleveland. Oh). INTRODUCTION The Internet is an important source of information for morbidly obese patients who are potential candidates for bariatric procedures. In the last few years, there is a growing demand for… Continue Reading »
Can Single Anastomosis Post Pyloric Bypass or Loop Duodenal Switch be the bariatric operation of the future?
Roslin Mitchell, MD, FACS, Andrew R Brownlee, MD, Yuriy Dudiy, MD. Lenox Hill Hospital. For years the mechanisms of action for bariatric procedures were considered to be restriction and malabsorption. Recently, it has been found that hormonal changes such as reduction of ghrelin, or increased PYY and incretins are involved in hunger suppression and satiety.… Continue Reading »