SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Acute appendicitis in the setting of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: A case report and literature review

Josue Chery, MD, Amy Maselli, MD, Krystyna Kabata, PA, Anthony Tortolani, MD, Piotr Gorecki, MD. New York Methodist Hospital. Background: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) remains an established modality for the surgical treatment of morbid obesity. Acute appendicitis remains the most common cause of acute abdomen. Since the lifetime prevalence of acute appendicitis reaches 8-10%,… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic converted open colorectal malignant resections: A single centre experience

M A Gok, PhD, Mb, ChB, M I Malik, M M Sadat, S J Ward, U A Khan. Macclesfield District General Hospital. Introductions Colorectal cancer is the third most commonest and the second most lethal malignancy in the UK. Since the introduction of laparoscopic colectomy in 1990, laparoscopic colorectal resection have become routine practise. The… Continue Reading »

Comparison of Stricture Rates using Three Different Gastrojejunostomy Anastamotic Techniques in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Azam Qureshi, MD, Mujjahid Abbas, MD, Lindsay Cumella, BS, J J Choi, MD, P. Vemulapalli, MD, D. R Camacho, MD. Montefiore Medical center, Bronx, NY. Introduction: No one gastrojejunostomy anastomosis technique (GJA) in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is currently preferred over another. Bendewald et al confirmed that there was no difference in anastomotic stricture… Continue Reading »

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