SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Marginal Ulcer After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: What Have We Really Learned?

Kevin M El-hayek, MD, Poochong Timratana, MD, Hideharu Shimizu, MD, Bipan Chand, MD FACS. Cleveland Clinic   INTRODUCTION: The definition of marginal ulcer (MU) following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is widely debated. A significant variation of incidence is reported with ulcers being categorized as early or late based on timing from operation. The objective of our… Continue Reading »

Cecectomy May Be a Superior Alternative to Right Hemicolectomy for Select Benign Cecal Polyps

Introduction: Colorectal cancer usually arises from polyps. Patients with endoscopically-unresectable polyps frequently undergo hemicolectomy. Selected patients with very proximal benign cecal polyps may be amenable to cecal cap resection with preservation of the ileocecal valve. The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes at our institution of patients undergoing cecectomy vs. right hemicolectomy for… Continue Reading »

Single Port Access (SPA) Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Versus Three-port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: a Prospective Randomized Study

Raymund Andrew G Ong, MD FPCS FPALES, Winston S Vequilla, MD DPBS. Department of Surgery, FEU-NRMF Medical Center, Philippines    Objectives: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has replaced open cholecystectomy as the standard procedure for gallbladder removal whenever possible. Recent developments regarding laparoscopic cholecystectomy have been directed toward reducing the size or number of ports to achieve the… Continue Reading »

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