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‘Candy Cane’ Redundant Roux Syndrome after Gastric Bypass

Michael J Lee, MD, Sergey Lyass Cedars Sinai Medical Center Background: Bariatric surgery remains a prevalent option for the surgical management of obesity and its comorbidities. A redundant length of roux limb also known as the "candy cane" limb may produce vague symptoms that are difficult to diagnose and manage. Clinical Case: A 54 year… Continue Reading »

Internal hernia through the Space of Peterson following bariatric surgery: Incidence, treatment, and potential cure

Andy Smith, MD, W. Borden Hooks III, MD, William W Hope, MD, James A Harris, MD, David R Miles, MD New Hanover Regional Medical Center The development of internal hernias following laparoscopic bariatric surgery continues to remain a perplexing and controversial problem. The purpose of this study was to evaluate our experience with internal hernias… Continue Reading »

The new space creator for hepatectomy

Chung-Wei Lin, MD Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center Background: Full mobilization of the right liver is crucial for resection of tumors located in right posterior segments and segment VIII. Surgeons usually put their left hand into the space between right diaphragm and liver to tilt and rotate liver toward left for full exposure of… Continue Reading »

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