SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Methylene Blue Or Upper Gi, Which Is More Effective for Detecting Leak in Gastric Bypass Patients?

Lars Nelson, MD, Rena C Moon, MD, Andre F Teixeira, MD, Muhammad A Jawad, MD, FACS. Orlando Regional Medical Center. Background: Postoperative leak from an anastomosis is a serious complication following gastric bypass that results in morbidity and could even lead to mortality. The bariatric surgeon has several tools to assess this adversity. There has… Continue Reading

Are All Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy Procedures the Same? Impact of Surgical Technique On Patient Outcome

Ian M Paquette, MD, Bobby Johnson, MD, Bradley R Davis, MD. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Introduction: Laparoscopic colectomy has become a standard approach due to improved patient recovery and decreased hospital stay. There is large variability in the surgical techniques used in laparoscopic colectomy. Surgeons may use a straight laparoscopic approach, hand-assisted approach,… Continue Reading

Patient Reported Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair

R M Antiel, MD, MA, S C Dupont, MD, M J Samaha, K V Ballman, PhD, J Bingener, MD. Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. Introduction: Approximately 90,000 ventral hernia repairs are performed in the US each year. Patients expect fast recovery after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) and undisturbed postoperative quality of life. Some patients however… Continue Reading

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