SAGES 2008

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Surgical Spring Week
April 9-12, 2008
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Do Hybrid Simulator-generated Metrics Correlate with Content Valid Outcome Measures?

Objective: Hybrid simulators provide objective metrics for laparoscopic task performance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between hybrid simulator-generated metrics and content valid outcome measures.Methods and Procedures: Residents underwent training with a previously validated 5-task simulation model (5-TSM). Tasks included: clip/divide vessel, excise lesion, loop appendectomy, mesh placement with tacks, and… Continue Reading »

Quality of life significantly improves after laparoscopic gastric bypass

Introduction:The Moorehead-Ardelt Quality of Life Questionnaire (M-A QoLQ) has been validated as a reliable tool in assessing quality of life issues in the obese population. We compared the quality of life data gathered prior to and 1 year following laparoscopic bariatric bypass surgery using the M-A QoLQ on selected outcomes including self-esteem, physical, social, work… Continue Reading »

Primary Closure of CBD After Laparoscopic CBD Exploration – With Or Without Stent

Jagdish Chander, MS, Anubhav Vindal, MS DNB MRCS Ed, Pawanindra Lal, MS DNB FRCS Ed FRCS Glasg FRCS Eng, Anirudh Vij, MS, Vinod Kumar Ramteke, MS FICS. Maulana Azad Medical College and associated Lok Nayak Hospital: Department of Surgery - Division of Minimal Access Surgery Introduction: Laparoscopic exploration of the CBD is becoming a widely… Continue Reading »

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