SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Advanced Laparoscopic Fellowship Training Decreases Conversion Rates During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acute Biliary Diseases

Cheguevara Afaneh, MD, Jonathan Abelson, MD, Barrie Rich, MD, Gregory Dakin, MD, Raza Zarnegar, MD, Philip S Barie, MD, MBA, Thomas J Fahey III, MD, Alfons Pomp, MD. Department of Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. INTRODUCTION: The purpose of our study was to compare outcomes of surgeons who have completed additional training in… Continue Reading

Successful Laparoscopic Management of Gastric Perforation due to Grill Brush Wire Bristle

Anish Nihalani, MD, Michael Cudworth, MD. JFK Medical Center, Saint Peter's University Hospital. Introduction Recent studies have revealed increased reports of internal injuries due to unintentional ingestions of grill-cleaning wire bristles. The paucity of reports earlier to 2012 stands in contrast to reports of cases surfacing after this date, suggesting an increase in exposure to… Continue Reading

Complex Laparoscopic Repair of Giant Type IV Hiatal Hernia after Esophagectomy

Fredrick Che, MD, Nojan Toomari, DO, Ninh Nguyen, MD. University of California Irvine Medical Center. 69 year old male with a history of esophageal adenocarcinoma status post laparoscopic and thoracoscopic Ivor Lewis esophagectomy, presented with abdominal pain and symptoms of bowel obstruction. Images performed showed a giant type 4 hiatal hernia with transverse and descending… Continue Reading

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