Georges Al-Hajj

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Between September 1990 and December 1993, 283 consecutive patients were admitted with clinical symptoms of acute appendicitis. These patients underwent primary laparoscopic approach so that an appendicectomy could be performed by this method. In 49 cases (17.3%), primary laparoscopic examination corrected the preoperative diagnosis and the appendix was left(More)
A surgical assistive device for the Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery is presented in this paper. Sleeve Gastrectomy is based on reducing the size of the stomach. The purpose of this instrument is to assist surgeons obtain accurate remnant stomach volume. The paper presents the hardware and interface design of the device. The device is composed of an inflatable(More)
Between September 1990 and December 1993, 283 consecutive patients were admitted with clinical symptoms of acute appendicitis. These patients underwent primary laparoscopic approach so that an appendicectomy could be performed by this method. In 49 cases (17.3%), primary laparoscopic examination corrected the preoperative diagnosis and the appendix was left(More)
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