Scott Nguyen

Celia Divino3
Parissa Tabrizian1
Celia M. Divino1
3Celia Divino
1Parissa Tabrizian
1Celia M. Divino
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Gastrostomy tube insertion for enteral access may be performed through laparotomy (open) or through the laparoscopic approach. This study's purpose is to compare outcomes of these different approaches. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all patients (age >18 years) who underwent insertion of a gastrostomy tube as a single(More)
Intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is more common than previously believed. It usually occurs between one and three years post-operatively, though we present a case that presented with a retrograde intussusception necessitating bowel resection seven years after a laparoscpic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The diagnosis and etiological theories are(More)
INTRODUCTION We present a case of a cecal bascule, a rare type of cecal volvulus, as a complication of a laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. CASE DESCRIPTION A 73-y-old male with a ventral hernia underwent an uneventful elective laparoscopic repair. He developed an acute abdomen on postoperative day 6, and imaging demonstrated a cecal bascule. Exploratory(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy (LGJ) has been proposed as the technique preferred over open gastrojejunostomy for relieving gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) due to malignant and benign disease. This study investigates the feasibility and safety of LGJ for GOO. METHODS A retrospective review was performed of patients who underwent(More)
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