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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Single Port Access for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding with Regular Laparoscopic Instruments Is Feasible and Economic.

Introduction: Single Port Access (SPA) has been gaining popularity among patients due to the cosmotic benefits. SPA contradicts the basic rules for laparoscopic ports insertion locations. Special articulating instruments are expensive and adds more dollars to the health care bills. Materials and Methods: In our institution we performed 21 single port access using the regular… Continue Reading »

Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication Improves Reflux Symptoms in Long-time Ppi Users: A Retrospective Study in Livingston County, Kentucky

BACKGROUND: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common condition in communities in the United States, but treatment options are limited for patients with inadequately controlled symptoms despite high doses of proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and who are afraid of surgery. AIM: To determine the outcomes of transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) using the EsophyX device in a… Continue Reading »

On Demand Trocar Insertion for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Two, Three or Four?

According to the classical definition, laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is performed using four trocars. This study aims to answer the question if this number can be decreased or not. The results of consecutive 40 patients who underwent LC were prospectively analyzed. For all patients, the operation began with the intent to complete the procedure with minimum… Continue Reading »

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