Mustafa Kalfaoglu, MD1, Tevfik Eker, MD1, Kalbim Arslan, Assist, Prof, MD2. 1Famagusta State Hospital, 2Near East University Faculty of Medicine
Lipomas are mesenchymal tumors which originates benign adipose tissue. Small gastric lipomas are frequently asymptomatic; they become symptomatic when they grow in size. The most common symptoms are fullness; hemorrhage due to the erosion of the mucosa on the lipoma, yet particularly in distally established ones can cause obstruction symptoms. Diagnosis of gastric lipomas can be made through endoscopic and radiologic examination. Endoscopic ultrasound is currently the most accurate means of both the diagnosis and the determination of the depth and dimensions of the lesion . This video presentation shows a laparoscopic treatment applied to a female patient 56 years old diagnosed with submucosal stomach lipoma after endoscopic – endosonographic observation due to complaints of a feeling of early satiation and a full stomach, complaints the patient had for a year. Gastric lipomas can be removal with minimally invasive surgery procedures without the need for open surgery methods of surgery in centers which are using advanced endoscopy and laparoscopy.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 79545
Program Number: P161
Presentation Session: Poster (Non CME)
Presentation Type: Poster