- Portal vein thrombosis as a complication of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomyRobert Lopez
Department of Surgery, University of Otago Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
N Z Med J 126:103-5. 2013..The current case report describes an incident of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) following this surgery and serves to increase the understanding of the unique risks of this operation. ..
- The Pattern of Adjustments after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric BandRichard S Flint
Academic Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
Obes Surg 25:2061-5. 2015..The success of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is dependent on gradual adjustments over time. The aim of this study is to describe that pattern of LAGB adjustments that are required after surgery...
- A comparison of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a single surgeon's experienceRichard Flint
Academic Department of Surgery, University of Otago Christchurch, PO Box 4710, Christchurch, New Zealand
N Z Med J 128:56-61. 2015..Arguments for each operation have focused on differences in weight loss and complication rates. The aim of this study is to compare the results of these two techniques from a single surgeon's practise...
- Laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands and the effect of living in distant townsRichard Flint
Department of Surgery, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
N Z Med J 125:20-4. 2012..To investigate whether the results of laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands (LAGB) are adversely affected when patients live in towns distant from their surgeons...