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Treating Morbid Obesity in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: Experience with Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Thomas Schnelldorfer, David M Brams, Lelan F Sillin, Pamela J O'Brien, Sara J Tortorici, Dmitry Nepomnayshy Department of General Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Burlington, MA Introduction: Liver cirrhosis is increasingly diagnosed in morbidly obese patients. The indication of bariatric surgery in these high-risk patients with morbid obesity and liver… Continue Reading »

Systematic review and meta analysis of effect of pre operative low calorie diets in bariatric surgery

Saurav Chakravartty, MBBS, MRCS, MS, A G Patel, FRCS, MS King's College Hospital, London Introduction: Low and very low calorie diets are often used to encourage pre operative weight loss in patients selected for bariatric surgery to help improve technical ease of surgery. These diets can shrink the liver and decrease intra abdominal fat thus… Continue Reading »

Training Techniques in Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Adrian Billeter, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Lucich, Soloman Levy, MD, Eric Davis, MD, Michael Marvin, MD, Erica Sutton, MD Hiram C. Polk, Jr. Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Introduction: This study identifies and reviews published reports of training techniques for laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) in search of commonly utilized training… Continue Reading »

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