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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters
Hirotaka Sasada, MD, Fuminori Wakayama, MD, Kohji Nagao, MD, Tadashi Iwabuchi, MD, Nobuo Yagihashi, MD, Shunnichi Takaya, MD. Seihoku Central Hospital. Backgound: Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is currently popular because it is less invasive. In many cases, SILS is performed for easy cholecystectomy. Here, we report SILS that was performed for all patients with… Continue Reading
Early post operative weight loss after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy correlates with the volume of the stomach excised and not with that of the sleeve! Preliminary data from an MDCT based study.
Pawanindra Lal, MS, DNB, MNAMS, FRCSEd, FRCSGlas, FRCSEn, FACS, Manoj K Midha, MBBS, Anubhav Vindal, MS, DNB, MRCSEd, MNAMS, Jagdish Chander, MS. Division of Minimal Access Surgery, Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College (University of Delhi), New Delhi, India. Introduction Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in India in the 21st century, with morbid obesity… Continue Reading
Revision of Primary Sleeve Gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Indications and Outcomes from a High Volume Center
Robert A Casillas, MD, Jorge Zelada Getty, MD, Scott S Um, MD, Benjamin B Kim, MD. Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles. Background Since reports as early as 2005, the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has gained increased acceptance as a primary weight loss operation. As with any bariatric procedure, insufficient weight loss and long term complications… Continue Reading