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Ricardo Zorron, Manoel Passos Galvão-Neto, Josemberg Campos, Alcides José Branco, José Sampaio, Tido Junghans, Claudia Bothe, Christian Benzing, Felix Krenzien
Background: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a standard therapy in bariatric surgery. Sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding, although with good results in the literature, are showing higher rates of treatment failure to reduce obesity-associated morbidity and body weight. Other problems after bariatric may occur, as band erosion, gastroesophageal reflux disease and might be refractory to medication. Therefore, a laparoscopic conversion to a RYGB can be an effective alternative, as long as specific indications for revision are fulfilled...
2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
D Gallegos-Lemos, A Sánchez-Gómez, W Cevallos
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November 2015: Value in Health: the Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Francisco Berrospi Espinoza, Juan Celis Zapata, Eloy Ruiz Figueroa, Iván Chavez Passiuri, Gustavo Reaño
The case of a 51-year-old woman with a clinical history of hipoglicemia caused by a presumed pancreatic insulinoma is reported. Laboratory tests pointed out for a insulinoma, but imaginologic studies could not locate the tumor. Under this circumstances, the patient was laparoscopically approached. By means of the ultrasonography device the tumor was located at the uncinate process of the pancreas and, eventually treated by laparoscopic enucleation.
January 2007: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
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