SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Anterior Gastropexy Does Not Worsen Reflux and Improves Dysphagia; An Institutional Series

Toms Augustin, MD MPH, Jonathan M Tomasko, MD, Gustavo E Bello, MD, Randy S Haluck, MD FACS, Ann M Rogers, MD FACS, Jerome R Lynsue, MD FACS. Milton S. Hershey Penn State Medical Center   Aim: The course of reflux and dysphagia in patients undergoing paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair with anterior gastropexy without an antireflux… Continue Reading »

When Is the Optimal Time for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Gallbaldder Empyema?

Yong Jin Kwon, BS, Hwon Gyeom Park, MD, Kwang Soo Lee, MD, Kyeong Geun Lee, MD. Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University   Purpose: With increasing experience in laparoscopic surgery, early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is increasingly offered for acute cholecystitis. But early LC without percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage (PTGBD) for gallbladder empyema is… Continue Reading »

Is Hybrid Robotic Laparoscopic Assistance the Ideal Approach for Rectal Dissection.

Marek Zawadzki, MD, Slawomir J Marecik, MD, Vamsi R Velchuru, FRCS, John J Park, MD, Leela M Prasad, MD. University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, USA   Background: The use of robotic assistance in the management of rectal cancer has gradually increased in popularity over the years but the optimal… Continue Reading »

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