Patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may elect to undergo antireflux surgery (ARS). Our aim was to compare postoperative quality of life out
Morbid obesity frequently precludes advanced heart failure patients from transplant eligibility. Transplant centers have strict BMI restrictions for candidacy on orga
Gastroparesis is a rapidly increasing problem with sometimes devestating patient consequenses. Surgical treatments, particularly laparoscopic pyloroplasty, have recen
Our objective was to assess flexible endoscopy training in Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) General Surgery residency programs. Implementati
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is one of the most common laparoscopic procedures performed today. Accurate prediction of the risks of cholecystectomy, whether open or lap
Comparisons of laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG) and open gastrectomy (OG) in the setting of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) are lacking. The present study was p
The prevalence of substance abuse in bariatric patients has been well-documented in the literature. Several studies have alerted to the development of postoperative s
Following a generous left hemicolectomy an anastomosis between the transverse colon and rectum may be required. Extensive mobilization and retroileal routing is somet
The Incidence of reflux after sleeve gastrectomy is high. There are multiple surgical options for treating the reflux, if persisted and didn't respond to PPI.
33 yo female, with a medical past history of ulerative colitis. previous laparoscopic total colectomy due to toxic mega colon, with persistent rectal bleeding despite medical treatment.