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 Novel Endoscopic Surgical Device for Real-Time Measurement of Hernia Defects and Other Anatomic Geometries

Gyusung Lee, PhD, Ivan M George, Adrian Park, MD. University of Maryland Objective of the technology or device.At the University of Maryland we are developing a novel device (US patent pending) that will allow surgeons to measure the size and shape of a hernia defect so that mesh size and potentially shape can be more… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic-Assisted Percutaneous Transgastric ERCP After Gastric Bypass

Catherine L McKnight, MD, Navid Madani, MD, William S Cobb, MD, Alfredo M Carbonell, DO. Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center Our patient is a 61 year old gentleman with a history of roux-en-Y gastric bypass four years prior to presentation. One year after his bypass, he underwent an emergent laparoscopic converted to open subtotal… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Omentopexy for Mal-Functioning Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters – A Novel Technique

Salim S Abunnaja, MD, Sammy Eghbalieh, MD, Lucian Panait, MD, Ankit Dhamija, Abdel Aziz Richi, MD, Michael Ajemian, MD. Saint Mary's Hospital INTRODUCTION: MALFUNCTION OF A PERITONEAL DIALYSIS (PD) CATHETER DUE TO OMENTAL WRAPPING IS A COMMON COMPLICATION THAT USUALLY OCCURS SHORTLY AFTER INSERTION. PROPHYLACTIC OMENTECTOMY AND OMENTOPEXY HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED IN A LIMITED NUMBER… Continue Reading »

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