- 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. ..
- 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...