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SAGES 2013 Abstracts and Posters
Predictive factors for conversion in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and impact on early postoperative period. An 848 patient case control study.
Jose Gellona, MD, Gonzalo Inostroza, MD, Rodrigo Miguieles, MD, Maria Elena Molina, MD, Felipe Bellolio, MD, Gonzalo Urrejola, MD, Daniella Espinola, MD, Tomas Larach, MD, Jose M Zuniga, Alvaro Zuniga, MD Colorectal Unit. Department of Digestive Surgery. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Introduction: Several factors have been associated with a higher rate of conversion in… Continue Reading »
Ana Luisa Trejos, PhD, Rajni V Patel, PhD, PEng, Michael D Naish, PhD, PEng, Richard A Malthaner, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FCCP, Christopher M Schlachta, BSc, MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics, Lawson Health Research Institute. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Surgery, The University… 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 »