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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Totally Extraperitoneal Repair of a Spigelian Hernia

TOTALLYEXTRAPERITONEALREPAIROFASPIGELIANHERNIA Allocco, Frances MD; Reardon, Patrick MD; Saad, Mohamed MD; Dunkin, Brian MD Spigelian hernias are rare and account for up to 2% of abdominal wall hernias. In the past these were repaired using an open technique, but over the past two decades, there have been a growing number of reports of laparoscopic repairs. Over… Continue Reading »

Staple Line Reinforcement in Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy

Objectives: Several series document that laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy is as safe as the traditional open approach. However, pancreatic leaks and peri-pancreatic fluid collections remain common morbidities. This report analyzes three methods of staple line reinforcement following laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy, with and without splenic preservation, with regards to post-operative pancreatic fistulas and peri-pancreatic fluid collections. Methods:… Continue Reading »

Distal Gastrectomy with Laparoscopic Assistance for Non-overweight Patients with T1n0 Gastric Cancer

Background and Purpose: We began to perform distal gastrectomy via minilaparotomy with laparoscopic assistance in non-overweight patients with T1N0 gastric cancer as an alternative to the standard laparoscopic approach. This retrospective study was performed to evaluate our initial experiences treating cases by this procedure. Patients and Methods: The subjects were 16 patients with T1N0 gastric… Continue Reading »

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