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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Creation of a Universal Health Score

Introduction: Predicting which patients will be successful with bariatric surgery has been, and is still being, elucidated; however, bariatric surgeons have not been able to predict which operation will be the most successful for a particular patient. We are seeking to quantify and qualify adult patients’ overall health using the Health Score as a measure… Continue Reading »

In Vivo Fluorescence Imaging of Staphylococcus Aureus Biologic Mesh Infection – a 30 Day Analysis

BACKGROUND: Infection in the setting of hernia repair poses a difficult challenge, and biologic mesh might perform favorably in this setting. The specific response of different biologic mesh constructs to infection is unclear. Using fluorescent-labeled bacteria and innovative in vivo imaging quantitative bacterial analysis, we evaluated the response of two biologic mesh prosthetics to staphylococcus… Continue Reading »

Impact of a Visiting Preceptor on the Institutional Surgical Results of Ladg

Laparoscopy assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) is widely accepted as a new standard surgical treatment for early gastric cancer. However, LADG is a difficult operation with long learning curve. A training program for LADG was still premature. A beginner surgeon made a great effort for starting this surgery at inexperienced institute. Lecture video or text book… Continue Reading »

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