SAGES 2010

12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery
April 14 – 17, 2010
Landover, Maryland USA (just outside of Washington, DC)
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

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Reoperative Antireflux Surgery for Dysphagia

Background: Little is known regarding the predictors of favorable outcomes following re-do Anti-reflux surgery (Re-ARS). The aims of this study were: (1) to analyze the efficacy of Re-ARS in resolving dysphagia; and (2) to identify risk factors for persistent or new-onset dysphagia after Re-ARS. Methods: After IRB-approval, a prospectively maintained database was retrospectively reviewed to… Continue Reading

Bariatric Surgery Significantly Improves Body Proportion

Introduction: Multiple studies have shown a patient's risk of disease including cardiovascular risk and diabetes can be associated with waist:hip ratio. The metabolic syndrome in particular has been associated with an "apple" shape (waist:hip ratio > 0.80 for females, waist:hip ratio > 0.90 for males). Our project was to evaluate body shape change after bariatric… Continue Reading

Does Gender Affect Excess Weight Loss After Weight Loss Surgery?

Introduction: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y-Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) are the two most commonly performed weight loss procedures in the United States. The reported percentage of excess weight loss (EWL) after weight loss surgery varies from 50-80%. It is well known that the weight loss achieved with LRYGB is more significant early on… Continue Reading

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