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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Clinical Outcomes of Atypical Symptoms Following Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

Introduction: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can manifest with both typical (heartburn, regurgitation) and atypical symptoms (cough, hoarseness, wheeze). While it is well established that antireflux surgery is effective in relieving typical symptoms, it is currently unclear whether atypical symptoms foreshadow a less satisfactory outcome following laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS). The purpose of this study is… Continue Reading »

Assessing the Validity of Simulating the Fundamentals of Laparoscopy (fls) Tasks in Virtual Reality

Objectives: The Fundamentals of Laparoscopy Surgery (FLS) is a validated program endorsed by SAGES to teach and assess laparoscopic technical skill. One of the common criticisms of the FLS program, however, is the necessity of the presence of an experienced proctor, to set up the system, as well as to provide assessment and constructive feedback.… Continue Reading »

Anatomic Thoracoscopic Lung Segmentectomy Simulated By Three-dimensional Computed Tomography Angiography

Objective: In lung resection, thoracoscopy has been mainly used for wedge resection and lobectomy. Several reports have discussed thoracoscopic segmentectomy. However, most of these reports are limited to describing the procedure for segments that can be excised easily, such as the lingual segment. We report the safety and efficacy of thoracoscopic pulmonary segmentectomy and the… Continue Reading »

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