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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A Proposed Classification System for Gastric Pouch Enlargement Associated with Laparoscopically Placed Adjustable Gastric Bands

INTRODUCTION: As morbid obesity becomes an increasingly frequent medical problem, novel surgical treatments to induce weight loss are being developed. The laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB), well proven to be a safe and effective means of weight loss, is such an example. Many of the complications related to the LAGB involve an excessive amount of… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Surgery for Colonic Perforation. Analysis of Three Cases.

Introduction:Laparoscopic surgery is still not generally applied in cases of colonic perforation. Faecal peritonitis may difficult the procedure and surgical teams are still reticent for the use of this approachPatients and methods:We present our experience with 3 cases of colonic perforation.The first case was a 78-year-old female with past history of diverticulitis in which perforation… Continue Reading »

Virtual Reality Simulator for the Training of Optical Trocar Access

Optical access (direct insertion method with endoscopic view: optical view method) was reported to be one of the simplified methods for well–experienced endoscopic surgeons on first trocar insertion in laparoscopic surgery. Meanwhile, trocar-related injuries sometimes induce serious outcomes on laparoscopic surgery. Because abdominal wall resistance and rigidity is different from one in case of animal… Continue Reading »

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