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Small-Bowel Obstruction by Meckel diverticulum in elderly patient: Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery

Rene A Palomo, MD, Mario Rodarte, MD, Alejandro Rodriguez, MD, Zanndro J Del Real, MD Hospital San Jose Tecnologico de Monterrey Background Intussusception is one of the most common causes of acute abdomen in infancy. It occurs when a portion of the digestive tract becomes telescoped into the adjacent bowel segment. Intussusception is the most… Continue Reading

Cost effectiveness of laparoscopic ventral & incisional hernia repair

Fayyaz A Mazari, MBBS, MRCS, MSc, K Thomas, MRCS, M M Yeung, MRCS, Muhammad H Shiwani, MBBS, FRCS, FCPS Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Barnsley, United Kingdom. AIM: To assess our experience in laparoscopic repair of ventral and incisional hernia (LRVIH) and the cost effectiveness of providing this service in a district general hospital setting… Continue Reading

Endoluminal Surgery with Overstitch Device for Treatment of Complications Post Bariatric Surgery: Single Institution Experience

Catherine Beck, MD, Dean Mikami, MD The Ohio State University Medical Center Introduction: Complications of gastric restrictive procedures, including gastric leaks, fistulas and stoma enlargement, impart significant morbidity and mortality to the patient. The treatment of such complications often involves further surgical procedures that result in significant cost, pain and resource utilization. This can be… Continue Reading

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