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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Simultaneous Laparoscopic Multiple Organ Resection Combined with Colorectal Cancer: Comparison with Non-Combined Conventional Surgery

Hye Jin Kim, MD, Gyu-Seog Choi, MD, Jun-Seok Park, MD, Soo Yeun Park, MD, Soo Han Jun, MD. Departemt of surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea AIMS: The laparoscopic approach has gained widespread clinical acceptance in the treatment of patients with colorectal cancer. However, whether or not a… Continue Reading »

Transgastric Oophorectomies Using Conscious Sedation in Canines

Daniel T McKenna, MD, Mohammed Al-Haddad, MD, Don Selzer, MD, Lynetta Freeman, DVM. Indiana University School of Medicine; Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine Transgastric oophorectomy represents an alternative procedure to the traditional open or laparoscopic method of sterilizing female dogs. It provides no incisions which reduces the risk of infection and mutilation significantly. In… Continue Reading »

A Hybrid Endoluminal Transgastric Cholecystectomy Approach – a Bridge Between Laparoscopy and NOTES

Background: The Natural Orifice Transgastric Cholecystectomy is a method in development. This study proposes the hybrid approach, transluminal and laparoscopic, showing the advantages of the technique.Methods: Non-survival procedures were conducted in pigs(n=15) using a transgastric approach. The procedure started with a puncture in the umbilical scar to create a CO2 pneumoperitoneum through the Veress needle.… Continue Reading »

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