SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Stapler Misfire During Sleeve Gastrectomy: Caution With Buttress Use

David Nguyen, MD, Bahar Moheban, Amir Mehran, MD. UCLA Department of Surgery   Introduction: The use of staple line buttressing during vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)has been advocated by some authors as a method to reduce the incidence of bleeding, leak, or strictures. The surgical literature, however, does contain reports of complications attributed to their use.… Continue Reading »

Malignant Hyperthermia During Laparoscopic Adjusted Gastric Banding: A Case Report

Josue Chery, MD, Chiba Shintaro, Ambibola Pratt, MD, Ronell Kirkley, DNP CRNA, Barbara Hearne, RN, Andrew Beyzman, MD, Piotr Gorecki, MD. New York Methodist Hospital   Introduction: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is the least invasive form of bariatric surgery. It is increasingly performed on an outpatient basis. Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a rare but… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Long Term Clinical Outcomes

Ayman Obeid, MD, Joshua W Long, MD, Manasi Kakade, MPH, Clements H Ronald, MD, Stahl Richard, MD, Jayleen Grams, MD PhD. Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University   INTRODUCTION: Bariatric surgery remains the most effective treatment for morbid obesity, and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) continues to be… Continue Reading »

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