SAGES 2010


12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery
April 14 – 17, 2010
Landover, Maryland USA (just outside of Washington, DC)
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

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SAGES 2010 Abstracts and Posters

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The Clinical Reserch of Prevention of Pancreatic Leakage and the Usefulness of Fibrin Glue and Polyglycol Acid Felt After Laparoscopic Assisted Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

?Introduction?Pancreatic leakage is a common complication after gastrectomy. Pancreatic leakage and fistula formation are particularly serious and potentially fatal.?Objective?To prevent pancreatic leakage, we investigated the usefulness of fibrin glue and polyglycol acid felt after Laparoscopic assisted gastrectomy for gastric cancer. ?Patients and Methods?A retrospective study was carried out involving 86 patients who underwent laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy… Continue Reading »

Microlaparoscopic Gastric Bypass Is As Safe a Traditional Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Introduction: Techniques which limit incisions, such as NOTES (Natural OrificeTranslumenal Endoscopic Surgery) or single port surgery have gained muchattention recently. They are thought to have many benefits. Someinvestigators have applied these techniques to bariatric surgery. Wehave assessed the safety of Roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery usingmicrolaparoscopy techniques as an alternative. Methods: Retrospective analysis of institutional NSQIP… Continue Reading »

Ergonomic Performance with Crossed and Uncrossed Instruments in Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery

IntroductionThe Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery (SPLS) approach has recently emerged from efforts to reduce skin incisions and their related pain and morbidity. Preliminary research has indicated the need for instruments to be crossed at their point of insertion for reduction of the diameter of the single port. The primary objectives of this study was to… Continue Reading »

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