Kristin Masukawa

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Chronic postoperative pain has been associated with mesh repair in meta-analysis of clinical trials. We compared the incidence of early complications, recurrence, and chronic pain syndrome in anatomic and mesh repairs in 200 patients. We defined chronic pain syndrome as pain in the inguinal area more than 3 months after inguinal hernia repair, patient(More)
Reported is a case of a gastric metastases from a cancer of the breast in a 54-year-old woman who had received a standard radical mastectomy for a cancer of the right breast (T2N1bM0). Microscopic examination had revealed a lobular carcinoma, partially showing a signet ring appearance, and metastases in 4 axillary lymph nodes. Two years and 6 months later(More)
Factors postulated to predict weight loss after gastric bypass surgery, include race, age, gender, technique, height, and initial weight. This paper contained 1551 gastric bypass patients (85.9% female). Operations were performed by one surgeon (MLO) at community hospitals in Southern California from 1989 to 2008 with 314 being laparoscopic and 1237 open.(More)
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