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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Measurement of Bacterial Contamination During Colorectal Resection Is an Inadequate Model for Natural Orifice Transvisceral Surgery

Melissa S Phillips, MD, Chike Chukwumah, MD, Joseph Trunzo, MD, Bradley Champagne, MD, Conor P Delaney, MD, Harry Reynolds, MD, Eric Marderstein, MD, Jeffrey Ponsky, MD, Sharon L Stein, MD, Jeffrey M Marks, MD. University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Introduction: Many reports have been published showing bacterial contamination as a model of safety… Continue Reading »

Single-Incision Multiport Laparo-Endoscopic (simple) Surgery

Toshiyuki Mori, MD, Nobutsugu Abe, MD, Hisae Aoki, MD, Masanori Sugiyama, MD. Department of Surgery, Kyorin University Laparoscopic surgery has been widely accepted as a less invasive alternative to conventional open surgery. The fact that most contributed to reduce invasiveness of surgical procedures is reduction of the injury to the normal body wall. Since its… Continue Reading »

Does Adding a Lesser Curvature Gastro-Gastric Plication Suture Reduce the Need for Revision After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Placement?

J Zagzag, MD, B Schwack, MD, H Youn, MA BSN, C Ren-Fielding, MD, G Fielding, MD, M Kurian, MD. NYU Langone Medical Center Introduction: The need for revision after laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery has been greatly reduced over the last 10 years with the introduction of the pars flaccida technique, with slow and… Continue Reading »

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