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 Ten Year Follow Up: Outcomes of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Malnourished Patients

Sammy D Eghbalieh, MD, Kenneth R Ziegler, MD, Mackenzie L Bear, MSC, Giang T Bui, BS, Andrew Ferrante, Babak Eghbalieh, MD FACS, Michael S Ajemian, MD FACS. Saint Mary's Hospital - Yale Affiliate, Waterbry, CT; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; UCSF Fresno Department of Surgery, UCSF Medical Education Program, Fresno, CA USA… Continue Reading »

Evidence Based Medicine- does local clinical research impact on local clinical management? a Preliminary investigation

BACKGROUND There is a large amount of variation in the degree to which practice guidelines and clinical research (evidence based medicine (EBM)) are used in daily patient management. Many attribute the variation to difficulty staying current with the volume of material published every year and a poor understanding of statistical analysis. Recent attention has been… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Surgery for Crohn’s Disease. an experience with more than 300 cases.

Laparoscopic resection for Crohn’s disease has had a slow adoption rate in gastrointestinal surgery. This is not unexpected considering the inflammatory nature of the disease process and the need for reoperative surgery. This study is a retrospective analysis of a prospective database from one surgeon at the Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY. Since 1993,… Continue Reading »

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