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, […]

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for super obese patients: what approach?

Nicolas C Buchs, MD, Dan Azagury, MD, Francois Pugin, MD, Minoa Jung, MD, Olivier Huber, MD, Gilles Chassot, MD, Philippe Morel, MD. Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva. Background: Super obese (SO) patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) ≥ 50 kg/m2 still represent a real anesthesiological and surgical challenge. While the best procedure […]

Experience with the treatment of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration for common bile duct stones with nonsevere acute cholangitis

Bin Zhu, MD, Yan Wang, MD, Ke Gong, MD, Yiping Lu, MD, Yu Ren, MD, Xiaopu Hou, MD, Nengwei Zhang, MD. Department of General Surgery of Beijing Shijitan Hospital, Capital Medical University. Objective: To evaluate the outcomes of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (CBDE) for common bile duct stones (CBDS) with nonsevere acute cholangitis. Methods: […]

Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) in a patient with Dilated Cardiomyopathy with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Pornthep Prathanvanich, DO, Bipan Chand, DO. Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Background: A ventricular assist device (VAD) provides cardiac output in patients with severe cardiac dysfunction. This surgically implanted pump delivers blood from the left ventricle to the aorta and may also provide a bridge to cardiac transplantation. We report a case of […]

Minimal Invasive Treatment for patient with situs inversus totalis with diagnosis Biliary Pancreatitis

G Peralta, MD, E Ortiz, md, A Topete, Z Del Real, A Palomo, MD, Alex Rodriguez, MD. Hospital Metropolitano “Bernardo Sepulveda “. Purpose: report and describe a safe approach to laparoscopic cholecystectomy and Intraoperative Cholangiography in patients with situs inversus totalis and biliary pancreatitis. Case: 50-years old female with 1 year with history of abdominal […]

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for respiratory disease in children.

Masahide Murasugi*, MD, PhD, Masato Kanzaki*, MD, PhD, Takuma Kikkawa*, MD, PhD, Tamami Isaka*, MD, PhD, Maeda Hideruki*, MD, Sakamoto Kei*, MD, Sayaka Katagiri*, MD, Junko Kawata*, MD, Kunihiro Oyama*, MD, PhD, Takamasa Onuki*, MD, PhD, Osamu Segawa**, MD, PhD. Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery*, Division of Pediatric Surgery**, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, […]

Early Experience with a New Anatomical Mesh for Endo-laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Sujith I Wijerathne, MBBS, MRCS, Narendra Agarwal, MBBS, MS, Dino A Liem, MD, Davide Lomanto, MD, PhD, FAMS. Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre, Department of Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore. Background and objective Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair has advanced over the past decade together with the development of new biomaterials to improve clinical outcome and […]

Neural Activation in Response to Food Cues in Bariatric Surgery Candidates

Haley L Yarosh, PhD, Beth M Anderson, PhD, Janet Ng, PhD, Kasey O’Neil, BS, Andrea M Stone, BS, Darren Tishler, MD, Pavlos Papasavas, MD, FACS, Godfrey D Pearlson, MBBS, MD. Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, Olin Neuropsychiatric Research Center, Hartford Hospital Surgical Weight Loss Center.   Purpose: Candidates for bariatric surgery often experience […]

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in situs inversus totalis: Feasibility and Review of Literature

Ibrahim Abdelkader Salama, MD, Mohamed huassan Abdallah, md, Mohamed Huassini, MD. Department of Hepatobilary Surgery (1), Department of Anesthesia (2), Department of Radiology (3) National Liver Institute, Menophyia University. Shiben Elkom, Egypt. Introduction: Situs inversus totalis is a rare anomaly characterized by transposition of organs to the opposite site of the body. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in […]

Post-operative Intravenous (IV) Acetaminophen Reduces Narcotic Requirement after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB).

Shireesh Saurabh, MD, Jessica K Smith, MD, Paul Jose, Peter Nau, MD, Mark Pederson, Isaac Samuel, MD. University of iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Introduction: IV acetaminophen potentially reduces postoperative narcotic requirement but has not been tested after LRYGB. Lower narcotic requirements could reduce commonly associated unwanted effects such as nausea, vomiting, itching, dizziness and headache. […]

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