SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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The Effect of Colectomy on Pancreatic Infections in a Model of Experimentally Induced Acute Pancreatitis.

Introduction; Prevention and treatment of secondary pancreatic infection is currently the main goal of treatment for acute necrotizing pancreatitis. The colon has been considered a major source of bacteria causing infection of pancreatic necrosis in acute pancreatitis. Our aim is to study the role of near total colectomy in reducing bacterial translocation and infection of… Continue Reading »

A New Innovative Technique to Preserve Gallbladder for the Polypoid Lesions of the Gallbladder

Zhen-ling Ji, MD PhD. Department of General Surgery, Zhongda Hospital, Southeast Univerisity Medical College, Nanjing, China   AbstractAIM: Gallbladder polyps are frequently discovered in recent year. If polyps are benign, and the gallbladder has a good function, it is not an absolute indication for cholecystectomy. For this reason percutaneous cholecystoscopic polypectomy of the gallbladder polyps… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Hernia Repair Versus Open Hernia Repair: Comparison of Perioperative Outcomes

IntroductionLichtenstein repair is generally accepted as a safe and widely practiced. Laparoscopic TEP herniorrhaphy is a recent technique and now increasing in number, but not generally accepted because of technical difficulties and not established peri-operative outcomes. This study compares perioperative outcomes and complications between open Lichtenstein repair and laparoscopic TEP repair.MethodsThis study is retrospective study… Continue Reading »

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