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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Recurrent Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Fifteen Years After Laparoscopic Splenectomy

David A Santos, MD, Edward H Phillips, MD FACS. Cedars Sinai Medical Center OBJECTIVE: To present an unusual case of recurrent auto-immune hemolytic anemia and the laparoscopic approach to identify and remove multiple accessory spleens. DESCRIPTION: A 60 year old woman presented with recurrent autoimmune hemolytic anemia 15 years after a successful laparoscopic splenectomy during… Continue Reading »

New Method of Mobilization of Omentum and Splenic Flexure in Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy: with the Transenterix Spider

Junjun Ma, MD, Parul J Shukla, MD FRCS, Raghava S Pavoor, MD, Yuko Tonohira, Jeffrey W Milsom, MD FACS. Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital & Weill Cornell Medical College Introduction Mobilization of omentum and splenic flexure during laparoscopic sigmoidectomy remains a technically challenging step. TransEnterix SPIDER device is a new… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Subtotal Colectomy with Transrectal Extraction of the Whole Colon and Ileorectal Anastomosis

Mark A Dobbertien, DO FACS, Ziad T Awad, MD FRCSI FACS, Michael Nussbaum, MD FACS, Sunil Sharma, MD. University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Division The video presented is of a 22 year old female with multiple sclerosis and colonic inertia and biliary dyskinesia who underwent a… Continue Reading »

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