March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center
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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters
Saber Ghiassi, MD MPH, Ruby Gatschet, MD, Daniel Moon, MD, Keith Boone, MD FACS, Kelvin Higa, MD FACS. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno INTRODUCTION: Gastrogastric fistula (GGF), a communication between the gastric pouch and gastric remnant, is a rare but important complication of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) that can lead to weight recidivism… Continue Reading »
Do Routine Postoperative Upper Gastrointestinal Studies Following Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Affect Clinical Outcomes? a Community Hospital Experience.
Salim Abunnaja, MD, Lucian Panait, MD, Aziz Richi, MDFACS, Shady Macaron, MDFACS, Ankit Dhamija, MS, Binh Nguyen, MS, Alexander Palesty, MDFACS. Saint Mary's Hospital INTRODUCTION: Many institutions routinely perform upper gastrointestinal studies (UGIS) following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) for the potential advantage of early identification of anastomotic complications. Alternatively, UGIS may be used… Continue Reading »
E Grzona, MD, F Carballo, MD, M Bun, A Canelas, MD, L Pereyra, MD, N Rotholtz, MD. Hospital Alemán de Buenos Aires Background: Postoperative ileus (PI) is defined as an interruption of bowel function aftersurgery. It is the most important determinant of length of stay (LOS) after abdominal surgery, and thus has significant implications… Continue Reading »