SAGES 2008

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Surgical Spring Week
April 9-12, 2008
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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SAGES 2008 Abstracts and Posters

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A Case of 100-Year-Old Woman Successfully Treated for Upside Down Stomach with Laparoscopic Surgery

Mikito Mori, MD PhD, Yasunori Akutsu, MD PhD, Hideki Hayashi, MD PhD, Hiroshi Kawahira, MD PhD, Naoyuki Hanari, MD PhD, Hisahiro Matsubara, MD PhD. Department of Frontier Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba Hiatal hernias (HH) are generally classified into four distinct types. While type I HH, also known as a sliding hernia, is the… Continue Reading »

Effect of Race and Ethnicity On Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery

Prateek K Gupta, MD, Himani Gupta, MD, R. Armour Forse, MD PhD. Creighton University Objective: Racial and ethnic disparities for surgical outcomes exist, but investigations of such disparities after bariatric surgery have been limited to comparison of Blacks and Whites. No prior study has comprehensively analyzed the effect of race and ethnicity, including American Indians,… Continue Reading »

Totally Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy

Laparoscopy is slowly becoming an established technique for liver resection. This procedure still is limited to centers with experience in both hepatic and laparoscopic surgery. Preliminary reports include mainly minor resections for benign liver conditions or hand assisted resections and show some advantage in terms of postoperative recovery. The authors present their video with laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

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