K D Higa

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Publications

  1. ncbi Complications of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: 1,040 patients--what have we learned?
    K D Higa
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 10:509-13. 2000
  2. ncbi Narcotic withdrawal syndrome following gastric bypass--a difficult diagnosis
    K D Higa
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 11:631-4. 2001
  3. ncbi Internal hernias after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: incidence, treatment and prevention
    Kelvin D Higa
    Valley Surgical Specialists, Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 13:350-4. 2003
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: technique and 3-year follow-up
    K D Higa
    Valley Surgical Specialists Medical Group, Inc, Fresno, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:377-82. 2001
  5. ncbi Gastric bypass: increased restriction for poor weight loss
    K D Higa
    Department of Surgery, UCSF Fresno Medical EducationProgram, Fresno, California, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1922-3. 2007
  6. ncbi Invited commentary. The gastric remnant and duodenum after gastric bypass are accessible via combined laparoscopic/endoscopic techniques
    Kelvin D Higa
    UCSF Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 17:419. 2007
  7. pmc Surgery for diabetes?
    Kelvin D Higa
    Medscape J Med 10:101. 2008

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Publications7

  1. ncbi Complications of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: 1,040 patients--what have we learned?
    K D Higa
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 10:509-13. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe our experience and complications of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with a totally hand-sewn gastrojejunostomy...
  2. ncbi Narcotic withdrawal syndrome following gastric bypass--a difficult diagnosis
    K D Higa
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 11:631-4. 2001
    ..Preoperative education, evaluation and preparation, although essential, will not identify nor eliminate all potential problems...
  3. ncbi Internal hernias after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: incidence, treatment and prevention
    Kelvin D Higa
    Valley Surgical Specialists, Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 13:350-4. 2003
    ..These patients often present with intermittent abdominal pain or small bowel obstruction with completely normal contrast radiographs...
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: technique and 3-year follow-up
    K D Higa
    Valley Surgical Specialists Medical Group, Inc, Fresno, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:377-82. 2001
    ..It is as safe and effective and can be performed with equal or greater efficiency. Adoption of hand-suturing techniques helps to improve the surgeon's skill and ability to cope with the occasional stapler misfire or complication...
  5. ncbi Gastric bypass: increased restriction for poor weight loss
    K D Higa
    Department of Surgery, UCSF Fresno Medical EducationProgram, Fresno, California, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1922-3. 2007
  6. ncbi Invited commentary. The gastric remnant and duodenum after gastric bypass are accessible via combined laparoscopic/endoscopic techniques
    Kelvin D Higa
    UCSF Fresno, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 17:419. 2007
  7. pmc Surgery for diabetes?
    Kelvin D Higa
    Medscape J Med 10:101. 2008