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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Gangliocytic Paraganglioma of the Appendix

Introduction: This is a case report of a 61 y/o male with a gangliocytic paraganglioma with focal carcinoid features of the appendix. A literature search was done and this appears to be the second reported case of gangliocytic paraganglioma of the appendix in the modern literature. A previous similar case report in 1999 was described… Continue Reading »

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Ultrasonography for Hepatic Surgery

Peter D Peng, MD, Caitlin M Schneider, BS, Russel H Taylor, PhD, Christopher J Hasser, PhD, Gregory W Dachs, PhD, Simon P DiMaio, PhD, Michael R Marohn, DO, Michael A Choti, MD. Johns Hopkins University, Intuitive Surgical Inc. BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic liver surgery is being performed with increasing frequency, including both resection and ablation. One major… Continue Reading »

Robot-Assisted conversion from Nissen fundoplication to Gastric bypass

Background:A 35 years old morbidly obese woman presented with a BMI 41 kg/m2. Her previous surgical history was significant for cholecystectomy and open Nissen fundoplication. A decision was made to take down the Nissen and perform a gastric bypass.Material and methods:Six 12 mm trocars were used (supra-umbilical position, left iliac quadrant, xyphoid, left and right… Continue Reading »

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