A Descriptive Study on Laparoscopic Colon Surgery: A Single Tertiary Hospital Experience (St. Luke’s Medical Center – Quezon City)

Howard I. Reyes-Lao. M.D., Marie Abigail C. Chan. M.D.

Minimally invasive colon surgery is becoming a treatment option for patients undergoing colon surgery.

Five-Year-Results of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy with Duodenojejunal Bypass for Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Seki Y, Kasama K, Haruta H, Watanabe A, Yokoyama R, Porciuncula JP, Umezawa A, Kurokawa Y

A cross-sectional study on fixation versus non-fixation for laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy of patients with inguinal hernia in St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City from 2010-2014

Menandro Siozon, Jonathan Joy Adora, Jeffrey Jeronimo Domino, Maria Millicent Carino. MD, Mark Francis A. Melendres. MD

There is still no concrete recommendation as to the use of fixation vs non-fixation during total extraperitoneal laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.

Appendicitis presenting as low back pain: a case report

Janna Elyza P. Olivera,. MD

Clinical diagnosis of appendicitis is straightforward for patients presenting with classic signs and symptoms of right lower quadrant a abdominal pain and tenderness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia and fever. However, several unusual presentations have already been reported such as left sided abdominal pain, chest pain, groin pain, and thigh pain. A case of ruptured appendicitis in a 50 year old female with low back pain was described. Diagnosis was made after ...