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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A New Strategy for Adhesive Bowel Obstructon Using Laparoscopic Surgery and Bioabsorbable Membrane

(introduction) To construct a more effective operation for adhesive bowel obstruction, we introduced laparoscopic surgery and bioabsorbable membrane for operation of this disease. Recurrent adhesive bowel obstruction is supposed to be indication of operation. But it is undeniable that the new adhesion between damaged peritoneal areas and bowels may be constructed. Recently, efficacy of laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

Pictorial Documentation of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Introduction: Concerns have been raised as to how to maintain pictorial documentation of an interesting finding during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). We believe that documentation of surgery is of essential benefit, especially if a complication arises. In addition, documentation may be utilized for future reference for patient care. Methods: We reviewed the pictorial documentation of 100… Continue Reading »

The Feasibility of Less Using Conventional Laparoscopic Instruments.

The feasibility of LESS using conventional laparoscopic instruments. Purpose: To determine the feasibility of Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site surgery (LESS) with non-articulating instruments and conventional trocars. MethodsFollowing Institutional-Review-Board approval, a prospective database was utilized to identify 22 patients who underwent LESS. All procedures were begun utilizing three 5 mm trocars, non-articulating instruments, and a 5 mm,… Continue Reading »

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