SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Study of the Effect of Laparoscopic Gastric Plication On Ghrelin Hormone in Morbidly Obese Patients

Tamer N Abdelbaki, MD, MRCS, Msc, Wael N Abdelsalam, MD, Khaled M Katri, MD, Mohamed Sharaan, MD, Mohamed K El Saidy, MD, Tamer M Mohamed, MBBCH, Elsaid Elkayal, MD. University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine.  BACKGROUND: The prevalence of obesity continues to rise worldwide at an alarming rate. This trend was met with an evolution… Continue Reading »

Gastric volvulus after laparoscopic pancreatectomy

Elsa B Valsdottir, MD, Sindri A Viktorsson, MD. Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland Medical School. Introduction: Pancreatectomy is considered to be a last resort in treating pain due to chronic pancreatitis. A laparoscopic version of this procedure is becoming more and more common. This case report describes the serious complication of gastric volvulus with… Continue Reading »

Management of Acute Cholecystitis in Cancer Patients -a Comparative Effectiveness Approach

Thejus Thayyil Jayakrishnan, MD, Ryan T Groeschl, MD, Ben George, MD, James P Thomas, MD, PhD, Sam G Pappas, MD, T Clark Gamblin, MD, MS, Kiran K Turaga, MD, MPH. Medical College of Wisconsin, Loyola University Medical Center. Background Host factors and therapy characteristics predispose cancer patients to a high risk of acute cholecystitis. Management… Continue Reading »

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