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Conservative management of infection in a polypropylene mesh used in hiatoplasty for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease

Eduardo N Trindade, MD, Manoel R Trindade, PhD, MD, Elenisa P Zanella Department of Surgery, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and Division of Digestive Surgery, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA) Background: Mesh hernioplasty is the preferred surgical procedure for large abdominal wall hernias. Infection remains one of the most challenging… Continue Reading

Improving Laparoscopic training using mobile devices and interactive media with Augmented Reality (AR) technology.

Alex G Nagy, MD, Shahram Payandeh, PhD, Andrew Nagy UBC and SFU Since the introduction of laparoscopic techniques, in general surgery in 1985, the question of how to best train new surgeons in laparoscopy continues to be a prevailing issue for practitioners. (Darzi, Smith & Taffinder, 1999) In order to master laparoscopic skills, the trainee… Continue Reading

Factors Associated with Delayed Hospital Discharge After Same-Day Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding Sugery: A Prospective Study

Minyoung Cho, MD, PhD, Bodri Son, MD, Kyoung Nam Eoh, MD, Jeong Eun Kim, MD, Kyu Hee Chae, MD, Ha Jin Kim, MD, Jae Yong So, MD, Sun Ho Lee, MD, Namchul Kim, MD 36.5 Gastric Banding Surgery Center, 365MC Obesity Clinics INTRODUCTION – Understanding the factors affecting delayed hospital discharge in patient with morbid… Continue Reading

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