Comparison of Harmonic scalpel and Ligasure devices in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

@inproceedings{Kirmizi2017ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of Harmonic scalpel and Ligasure devices in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass},
  author={Serdar Kirmizi and Cuneyt Kayaalp and Servet Karagul and Ali Tardu and Ismail Ertuğrul and Fatih Sumer and Mehmet Ali Yagci},
  booktitle={Wideochirurgia i inne techniki maloinwazyjne = Videosurgery and other miniinvasive techniques},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is one of the most preferred bariatric procedures in the world for surgical treatment of morbid obesity. The Harmonic scalpel (HS) and LigaSure (LS) are the most commonly used devices in laparoscopic surgery. As far as we know, there is no comparative study of the two energy devices in LRYGB for morbid obesity. AIM To compare the intraoperative performances of the two energy devices in LRYGB for morbid obesity. MATERIAL AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING