SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Laparoscopic Median Arcuate Ligament Release for Celiac Artery Compression

John J Tiedeken, MD, Richard Neville, MD, Fred Brody, MD MBA. The George Washington University Medical Center   Celiac artery compression is secondary to compression from the fibrous arch of the median arcuate ligament. Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating and abdominal pain. On screening ultrasound, velocities that… Continue Reading »

Analysis of 9 Cases of Pancreaticobiliary Ductal Maljunction Without Common Bile Duct Dilatation Based on Intraoperative Cholangiography During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

OBJECTIVE OF THIS STUDY: In order to diagnose pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM), it is necessary to perform direct fluoroscopic examinations of the biliary tract system. However, for patients without symptoms, these examinations are performed only in selected cases. For some cases, it is not until intraoperative cholangiography (IOCG) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is performed that a… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Distal Esophagectomy and Pouch Gastrectomy for High Grade Dysplasia After Gastric Bypass

Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, William E O'malley, MD, Thomas J Watson, MD. University of Rochester Medical Center   Background: Barrett's esophagus (BE) with high-grade dysplasia (HGD) until recently has been treated primarily with esophagectomy. Advancements in endoluminal therapy have facilitated endoscopic ablation or mucosal resection of early esophageal neoplasia, challenging the standard of care for this… Continue Reading »

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