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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Comparison of Laparoscopic versus Open Liver Resection: A Case-Controlled Study

Background: Although there is data in the literature about the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic liver resections, there are not many studies comparing laparoscopic versus open approaches in a case-matched design. The purpose of this study is to compare the perioperative outcome of laparoscopic versus open liver resections from a single institution.Methods: Twenty-two patients underwent… Continue Reading »

NOTES Ovariectomy in Dogs–A Feasibility Study

NOTES procedures were performed in 5 dogs by creating access to the abdominal cavity via the stomach using a flexible endoscope and guide wire, needle knife electrode, and balloon dilation catheter. Following inflation with air, an electrocautery snare was used to coagulate and cut tissue to remove the ovaries. The ovaries were then extracted, visually… Continue Reading »

Survival Comparison of Laparoscopic Versus Open Curative Gastrectomy for Early and Advanced Gastric Cancer. a Matched Cohort Study

Fabrizio Moisan, MD, Enrique Norero, MD, Milenko Slako, MD, Fernando Crovari, MD, Luis Ibañez, MD, Gustavo Perez, MD, Fernando Pimentel, MD, Sergio Guzmán, MD, Alex Escalona, MD, Nicolás Jarufe, MD, Camilo Boza, MD, Ricardo Funke, MD. Department of Digestive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Chile Aim: To compare 3 year survival of laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

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