Meeting: SAGES 2014

A rare case of Hepatic Flexure Diverticulitis after pelvic laparoscopy and review of literature for management.

Aniket K Sakharpe, MD, MPH, Jakub Wilhelm, MD, Nida Mumtaz, BS, Abdul Badr, MD, Robert Bloch, MD, FACS, Leopoldo Baccaro, MD, George Ibrahim, MD. Drexel University and Easton Hospital. Diverticulosis commonly affects the geriatric patients, 10-15% of whom ultimately develop diverticulitis. Diverticulitis has many known complications, such as the formation of phlegmon, fistulas, bowel obstruction, […]

The Effect of Three-dimensional Versus Two-dimensional Imaging Displays On Task Performance by Laparoscopy-naive Subjects

Joseph M Drosdeck, MD, David B Renton, MD. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Introduction: Inanimate laparoscopic training techniques such as the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) have a proven benefit on operative skills in trainees with little to no laparoscopic experience. In conjunction with these training techniques, three-dimensional (3D) imaging provides an added […]

Natural Orifice Endoscopic Drainage of Perforated Duodenal Ulcer

Sam Pakraftar, MD, Chris Dwyer, MD, Harry W Sell, MD, Kurt Stahlfeld, MD. UPMC Mercy. Objective of the study/technique: To determine whether natural orifice drainage of perforated ulcer disease is feasible. Description of the methods: To treat a peforated duodenal ulcer associated with a large abcess cavity in the lesser sac in a patient who […]

Comparison of Laparoscopic and Open Revision Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass

Y Assadipour, MD, K Vaziri, MD, J Holzmacher, MD, Richard L Amdur, PhD, Juliet Lee, MD, Paul P Lin, MD. The George Washington University Hospital. Introduction Revision Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RRYGB) is performed in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery, but experienced recidivism or complications which have failed medical management. Traditionally, revisions have been approached […]

The clinical trial of the ideal mesh placement for the laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with the elasticated mesh

Hideto Oishi, MD, Fumi Maeda, MD, Takeshi Ishita, MD, Masayuki Ishii, MD, Takuya Satou, MD, Takayuki Iino, MD, Hidekazu Kuramuchi, MD, Shunsuke Onizawa, MD, Eiichi Hirai, MD, Mie Hamano, MD, Tutomu Nakamura, MD, Tatsuo Araida, MD. Yachiyo Medical Center, Tokyo Women’s Medical University. Introduction: The existing mesh (wired mesh, pre-shaped mesh, etc.) for inguinal hernia […]

Intraperitoneal and intravenous lidocaine for pain relief after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study

Yoo Shin Choi, MD, Hyun Gang, md. Chung-Ang University Hospital. Objective: The aim of this randomized, double-blind study trial was to evaluate the effect of intraperitoneal (IP) lidocaine instillation and intravenous (IV) lidocaine infusion on postoperative pain control after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Methods: Seventy-two patients who underwent LC were randomly assigned to 3 groups: Group […]

200 “Solo” Laparoscopic Fundoplications with AESOP Robotic Arm

Sergio Rojas-Ortega, MD, Emina Pasic, MD, Rachid Cesin, MD, Luis Miguel Campos, PE, Cris Gomez. Hospital Angeles / Puebla.   INTRODUCTION: From 2003 to 2013 we had performed 200 laparoscopic fundoplications with the AESOP ROBOTIC ARM as the treatment for gastro esophageal reflux disease. We found that the surgery could be performed safely with only […]

Dimethyl Fumarate Ameliorates L-arginine Induced Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

Lourdes Y Robles, MD, Nosratola Vaziri, MD, MACP, Shiri Li, MD, PhD, Chie Takasu, MD, PhD, Kelly Vo, Michael Stamos, MD, Hirohito Ichii, MD, PhD. University of California, Irvine. Introduction: The objective of this study was to examine the effects of an oral Nrf2-keap 1 pathway activator, Dimethyl fumarate (DMF) on experimental acute and chronic […]

Recurrent intussusception- laparoscopic conversion of loop gastrojejunostomy with side to side enterostomy to Roux Y configuration

Daniel L Moon, MD. Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Intussusception is an uncommon but recognized complication of Roux en Y gastrojejunostomy. One of the theories for it is disruption of the migrating motor complex. This patient is peculiar in that she had persistent episodes of retrograde intussusceptions over the course of a year in […]

Telaprevir with Adjusted dose of Ribavirin in naive CHC-G1: Efficacy And Treatment in CHC in Hemodialysis population. TARGET C Trial- A Placebo Randomized Control Clinical Trial

P Patrick Basu, MD, MRCP, FACG, AGAF, Niraj J Shah, MD, Md Ashfique, MD, Sakina Farhat, MD, Ravi Siriki, MD. 1. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY 2. NSLIJHS/ Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, NY 3. James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. Objective: The prevalence […]