- Life-threatening side effects of malabsorptive procedures in obese patients necessitating conversion surgery: a review of 17 casesW Willaert
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Acta Chir Belg 112:268-74. 2012..Malabsorptive surgery (MAS) can cause huge weight loss but is also known for its serious side effects. We investigated whether conversion surgery is an effective treatment for MAS-induced complications...
- Open Preperitoneal Techniques versus Lichtenstein Repair for elective Inguinal HerniasWouter Willaert
General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, University Hospital and Medical School Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD008034. 2012..As a result, placing the mesh in the preperitoneal space is a valuable option...
- Endovascular treatment of an iatrogenic perforation of the internal iliac veinWouter Willaert
Department of Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Ann Vasc Surg 26:733.e1-4. 2012..If iatrogenic venous bleeding occurs and the placement of a stent is precluded, balloon-induced thrombosis in combination with thrombin injection can be used successfully...