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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters
OMENTOPEXY (OP) in Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) might be associated with reduced short and long term morbidity.
Alain Abdo, MD, Andrew Averbach, MD, FACS. Saint Agnes Hospital. INTRODUCTION- With increased utilization of VSG, there is clearly a need to minimize associated morbidity: proximal gastric leaks, staple line bleeding, strictures and severe reflux symptoms. Disruption of gastric ligaments associated with VSG, might result in tortuosity, L-shape kinking resulting in “functional” stricture. Role of… Continue Reading
Juan P Toro, MD, Nathaniel W Lytle, MD, Ankit D Patel, MD, S. Scott Davis Jr., MD, Edward Lin, DO, MBA. Department of Surgery, Emory University. Atlanta, GA. Silastic rings have been used to control the outlet of the gastric pouch avoiding dilation and subsequent weight regain. However, this may result in different complications like… Continue Reading
Utility of a human-type robot as humanoid surgeon in Multi Piercing Surgery of ultra-minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery
Ohdaira Takeshi, Prof, Atsuo Takenishi, Prof. Center for Advanced Medical Initiatives, Kyushu University. PURPOSE: The robot developed for clinical use such as da Vinci Surgical System allowed solo surgery, for example, prostatectomy within a restricted operative field. However, concerning gastrectomy or colectomy, which needs widely dynamic action such as overturning organs, it is difficult to… Continue Reading