SAGES 2008


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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Fluoroscopy Band Fills: A Paradigm Shift

Chad J Carlton, MD, Michael Seger, MD, Terive Duperier. BMI of Texas Introduction:Fluoroscopic Gastric Banding (GB) fill access times can provide a reliable, effective and fast way to accomplish successful band fills. We studied the time required to access a GB port for a MIS fellow, bariatric attending and physician assistant (PA).Methods:We enrolled fifty six… Continue Reading »

Single Incision Laparoscopic Liver Resection in Porcine Model

Toshio Katagiri, MD, Takayuki Dotai, MD, Anibal Rondan, MD, Sheetal Nijhawan, MD, Saniea Majid, MD, Michael Sedrak, MD, Bryan Sandler, MD, Garth R Jacobsen, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD, Mark A Talamini, MD. University of California San Diego Introduction: Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is a rapidly evolving field. It is an important bridge between laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

Methodist Advanced (MAD) Skills Drills : Modification of a Box Trainer to Enable ‘Off Axis’ Training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Rohan A Joseph, MD, Brian J Dunkin, MD, Barbara L Bass, MD, Patrick R Reardon, MD. Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation and Education (MITIE), Deaprtment of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston -TX Introduction: Standard laparoscopic surgery utilizes a triangulated configuration of the instruments with respect to the camera. This on-axis configuration is seldom encountered in… Continue Reading »

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