Tag: sleeve gastrectomy

Single-incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Koji Park, MD; John Afthinos, MD; James McGinty, MD; Ninan Koshy, MD; and Julio Teixeira, MD Financial Disclosure: Dr. Teixeira is a consultant for Allergan, Inc. and Covidien. Author Affiliation: Dr. Teixeira is from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York.

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Ask the Experts: Severe Abdominal Pain 24 Hours after Conversion of Sleeve Gastrectomy to Gastric Bypass

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on various dilemmas in bariatric surgery. We invite questions from our readers. The answers are provided by experts in the field. This Month’s Dilemma: Severe Abdominal Pain 24 Hours after Conversion of Sleeve Gastrectomy to Gastric Bypass

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The Role of Bariatric Surgery in Adolescent Morbid Obesity

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Daniel DeUgarte, MD; Wendy Slusser, MD; and Amir Mehran, MD Dr. DeUgarte is Surgical Director, UCLA Fit for Healthy Weight Program and Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. Dr. Slusser is Medical Director, UCLA Fit for Healthy Weight Program […]

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Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This month’s dilemma: Complications following sleeve gastrectomy This month’s expert: Gregg H. Jossart, MD Dr. Jossart is Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(8)19–20

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Sleeve Gastrectomy Failure: Just When We Thought We Had the Perfect Operation

| July 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

by Amir Mehran, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Alaa Koleilat Dr. Mehran and Ms. Koleilat are from the University of California, Los Angeles Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, California. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(7):16–17

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Prevention of Anastomotic Leaks in Bariatric Surgery

Prevention of Anastomotic Leaks in Bariatric Surgery

| March 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Aydin H. Pooli, MD, and Edward H. Phillips, MD, FACS Dr. Aydin H. Pooli is Research Fellow, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Dr. Phillips is Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Bariatric Times. 2010;7(3):8–13

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The History of Sleeve Gastrectomy

The History of Sleeve Gastrectomy

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Gregg H. Jossart, MD, FACS; Gary Anthone, MD, FACS Dr. Jossart is Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California. Dr. Anthone is Director Bariatric Surgery Program, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. Bariatric Times. 2010;7(2):9–10

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NEW COLUMN! Ask the Experts: Managing a Leak After Sleeve Gastrectomy

| January 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Ask the Experts: Dilemmas in Bariatric Surgery This month’s dilemma: Managing a leak after sleeve gastrectomy This month’s expert: Kelvin Higa, MD Bariatric Times. 2010;7(1)10–11

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Complications Arising from Staple Lines and Anastomotes in Bariatric Surgery: Why They Happen and How to Avoid Them

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Dugal Heath, MD, FRCS, FRACS Bariatric Times. 2009;6(11):8–12. INTRODUCTION The invention of stapling devices, which can be used in laparoscopic surgical procedures, provides a number of benefits to surgeons. They are simple to use, provide a rapid means of dividing and joining bowel, and require less skill and experience on the part of the […]

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