SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Laparoscopic Conversion: VBG to Gastric Bypass

Edward L Felix, MD. Marian Hospital, Santa Maria California. Vertical banded gastroplasties were common 20 to 30 years ago, but are rarely performed today because of high failure rates and complications. Complications include band erosion, stenosis or obstruction, reflux, and gastro-gastric fistulas or break down of the partitioning staple line as well as weight regain.… Continue Reading »

Self Expandable Metal Stents (sems) as an Alternative Treatment Option in Perforated Duodenal Ulcers, Comparison with Surgery

Per-Ola Park, Professor, Jorge Alberto Arroyo Vazquez, MD, Gina Nesouli, MD, Maria Bergstrom, MD, PhD. Dept of Surgery, South Alvsborg Hopital, Boras, Sweden, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg Sweden. Introduction The objective of this study was to compare a new treatment method using stent-placement with the traditional surgical suture for perforated duodenal ulcers. Standard treatment for perforated… Continue Reading »

Is next-day discharge following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass safe in select patients? Analysis of short-term outcomes

Ahmad I Elnahas, MD, FRCSC, David R Urbach, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Allan Okrainec, MDCM, MHPE, FACS, FRCSC, Fayez Quereshy, MD, MBA, FRCSC, Timothy D Jackson, MD, MPH, FRCSC. Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto. Introduction: There is controversy surrounding the safety and feasibility of next-day discharge following laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

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