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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Laparoscopy-Assisted Surgery for Recto-sigmoid Tumor: A Comparison of the Medial Approach and Lateral Approach.

Introduction: After spreading application of the technique, mobilization either by medial and lateral approach has been performed. However, the comparison of both techniques has not yet been well discussed. Methods: From May 1995 to May 2009, 150 patients with recto-sigmoid tumor were treated laparoscopically. Data were collected prospectively regarding background factors, operative factors, and postoperative… Continue Reading »

A Comparative Biomechanical Evaluation of Hernia Mesh Fixation with Fibrin Sealant (fs) Containing 4 Vs. 500 Iu Thrombin in Pigs

Background: The atraumatic fixation of meshes by fibrin sealant (FS) has been established for both open and laparoscopic techniques of hernia repair. This study was performed to evaluate the use of FS in hernia mesh fixation with different polymerization speed (thrombin concentrations), using commercial hernia meshes, and in two techniques, TAPP and IPOM. Methods: A… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Resection of a Presacral Schwannoma.

Background:Benign shwannomas are tumors arising from the neural sheath of peripheral nerves (schwannoma cells).The Schwannoma is the most common benign retroperitoneal tumor in adults. Few cases have been reported in the presacral space. Complete resection is treatment of choice for these tumors. To our knowledge not many reports describe the laparoscopic approach for resection of… Continue Reading »

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