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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters
Laparoscopic antireflux procedures with hepatic shoulder technique for the surgical management of large paraesophageal hernias and gastroesophageal reflux disease: Follow-up series.
Philippe J Quilici, MD, Alexander S Tovar, MD, Miranda Boeh, RNNP, Kim Lewan, RNNP. Department of Surgery, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, 201 South Buena Vista Street, Suite 425, Burbank, CA 91505, USA.. BACKGROUND: Large paraesophageal hernias are notoriously difficult to manage via laparoscopy and are associated with a significant recurrence rate. A follow-up series… Continue Reading
Eran Shlomovitz, MD, Radu Pescarus, MD, Ahmed Sharata, MD, Kevin M Reavis, MD, Christy M Dunst, MD, Lee L Swanstrom, MD. Providence Portland Medical Center, The Oregon Clinic.. Introduction: Gastroparesis, a condition characterized by delayed gastric emptying, and a constellation of symptoms including nausea, vomiting, early satiety and bloating, is a debilitating condition. A variety… Continue Reading
Vadim Avulov, DO, David Brams, MD, FACS, Pamela J O'Brien, RN, MSN, NPC, Sara Tortorici, RN, MSN, NPC, Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS. Lahey Clinic. Introduction: The objective of the study is to evaluate weather men loose more weight than women after a laparoscopic gastric banding procedure, as well as compare the rate of complications between… Continue Reading