SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Review of 536 Cases and 2 Year Follow Up

INTRODUCTION: LSG is increasingly performed among surgeons as a sole bariatric procedure. The aim of this study was to describe the results of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) on the first 536 patients performed in our institution as a definitive procedureMETHODS AND PATIENTS: We conducted a review of our prospective electronic database for patients who underwent… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Hematologic Malignancies

Aims: Although laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) for benign hematologic disease is well accepted, its role in the treatment of haematological malignancies is still controversial. The aim of this study is to compare efficacy and feasibility of LS for hematologic malignancies and patients outcome with benign disease patients wgo underwent thesame procedure.Methods: Between January 2001 and December… Continue Reading »

Comparison of Open, Laparoscopic Assisted , and Totally Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy

Gideon Sroka, MD MSc, Tal Kopelman, MD, Dan Shteinberg, MD, Nadav Slijper, MD, Husam Mady, MD, Ibrahim Mattar, MD. Bnai-Zion Medical Center, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel   Background: Totally laparoscopic right hemicolectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis has recently been described. The purpose of this study was to assess the advantages of this… Continue Reading »

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