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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The Natural History of Anatomic Failure After Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

Nathaniel Stoikes, MD, Mary Quasebarth, RN, Brent Matthews, MD, Margaret Frisella, RN, L. Michael Brunt, MD. Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO Introduction: Anatomic failure after laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair ranges from 20-40%. However, the clinical significance of these recurrences has not been clearly delineated. We reviewed… Continue Reading »

A Newly Developed, Intraluminal, Safely-Sealed, Air Supply Unit-Detachable Balloon Unit to Rapidly Wash the Transcolorectal Route for NOTES

HAO XU, MD, Takeshi Ohdaira, MD, Norifumi Tsutsumi, MD, Megumu Mori, MD, Munenori Uemura, Ph D, Makoto Hashizume, MD. Department of Advanced Medicine and Innovative Technology, Kyushu University Hospital Aim: In NOTES for the upper gastrointestinal tract, the colorectal route has a great advantage because the endoscope and the target organ are found on the… Continue Reading »

Characteristics of Instantaneous Adaptations with Display Latencies in a Simulated Telesurgery Platform

Gyusung Lee, PhD, Carlos Godinez, MD, Jesus Caban, PhD, Tameka Clanton, MS, Adrian Park, MD. University of Maryland Introduction: This study investigates through quantitative performance analysis how well laparoscopic surgeons would instantaneously adapt to various levels of latency in a simulated laparoscopic telesurgical environment. Recently, advances and innovation in surgical settings have raised a number… Continue Reading »

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