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
Introduction: Feasibility of minimally invasive resection for gastric tumors such as gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) has been established. However, the safety and efficacy in large tumors (>2.5 cm) is still controversial. Also, role of laparoscopic sleeve resection in unusual gastric tumors is undefined.Methods: Records of patients who underwent a laparoscopic sleeve resection for gastric tumors… Continue Reading »
Assessment of the Outcomes of Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy Vs. Laparoscopy in Elective Colorectal Surgery in Obese Patients – Are There Advantages?
Introduction: Obesity has been challenging for both laparoscopic (LA) surgery and hand-assisted laparoscopic (HAL) surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of LA and. HAL colorectal surgery in obese patients. Methods and procedures: An IRB approved retrospective chart review of a prospectively maintained database was conducted to identify obese patients (BMI>30)… Continue Reading »
Could Early Stricture After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Be a Result of Surgical Technique, Analysis of 1760 Patients?
IntroductionStricture of the gastrojejunostomy (GJ) anastomosis is reported in the literature as a frequent early complication following Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB). Published data has shown rates varying from 1.5-27%, with the higher rates reported with the use of a 21mm circular staplers to fashion an antecolic GJ (up to 27%) and lower results when… Continue Reading »