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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Suture Line Leaks After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy : Difficulties of Management Might Be Underestimated.

Back ground- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) is suggested as a safe alternative in high risk, high BMI patients, it might be associated with higher leak rate when performed as definitive procedure over smaller bougies. Use of staple line reinforcement has been advocated to reduce risk of hemorrhage and decrease leak rate. There were reports of… Continue Reading »

Improving Functional Esophageal Surgery with a “smart” Bougie: Endoflip®

Introduction: In order to improve the results of functional surgical procedures on the esophagus, the use of intraoperative esophageal manometry has been described to document the ablation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) high-pressure zone (HPZ) and to calibrate the pressure of the fundal wrap. An emerging physiology tool, the functional lumen imaging probe (Endoflip®,… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Associated with Gastric Bypass Surgery: A Safe Approach for Morbid Obesity Patients?

Background: Some researchers suggest that gastric bypass surgery plus cholecystectomy increases post-surgical complications. However, there is not studies that exploring this association. Objective: To compare the post-surgical complications between patients operated on cholecystectomy and who not among obese persons meeting criteria for gastric bypass surgery in Medellín, Colombia. Method: A case-control study was done. In… Continue Reading »

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