SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Gastrointestinal Recovery After Laparoscopic Partial Large Bowel Resection: Results of a Prospective, Observational, Multicenter Study

Introduction: A prospective, multicenter, observational study (14CL401) investigated gastrointestinal (GI) recovery, length of hospital stay (LOS), and postoperative ileus (POI)-related morbidity after laparoscopic bowel resection (LBR). Methods: Adult patients undergoing LBR with primary anastomosis performed by straight (SL) or hand-assisted (HAL) laparoscopy with scheduled postoperative intravenous patient-controlled analgesia were enrolled. The study design was similar… Continue Reading »

Reduced Port Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

Jun-ichi Tanaka, MD FACS, Tomokatsu Omoto, MD, Shunpei Mukai, MD, Kenta Nakahara, MD, Chiyo Maeda, MD, Yusuke Takehara, MD, Daisuke Takayanagi, MD, Eiji Hidaka, MD, Shungo Endo, MD, Fumio Ishida, MD, Sin-ei Kudo, MD. Digestive Disease Center Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital   INTRODUCTION - Needlescopic surgery (NSS) and single port surgery (SPS) have been… Continue Reading »

Prospective Evaluation of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Related Peritonitis in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (sicu) — A Preliminary Analysis

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to prospectively examine the impact of technical factors during percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on the development of subsequent peritonitis. Determination of whether BMI or nutritional status were independent risk factors for the development of this complication were secondary endpoints.Methods: All patients undergoing PEG tube placement in… Continue Reading »

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