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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Patients and Surgeons Perceptions of Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (notes), a Southamerican Point of View.

Introduction: Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is a surgical approach in development which appears as less invasive than laparoscopic surgery and supposes aesthetic, analgesic and potentially economic benefits. There are a large number of reports detailing surgical procedures and technologic development surrounding NOTES, but there are only a few reports about patients and surgeons… Continue Reading »

Finding of Branches of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve in Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

Introduction: Recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy is a major obstacle in thyroid surgery. One promising way to ensure the integrity of the recurrent laryngeal nerve is to identify the nerve always. In endoscopic thyroidectomy, endoscopic magnified view allows us to identify the recurrent laryngeal nerve clearly. However, we should know that the finding of branches of… Continue Reading »

Pneumatosis Coli From Endoscopy: A Case Report

Recent advances in technology have expanded the use of endoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal conditions. The majority of endoscopic procedures are performed on the principle of air insufflating hollow organs. While perforation from increased intraluminal pressure is a known complication of endoscopy, pneumatosis from endoscopy is uncommon and has not been well… Continue Reading »

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