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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Does the Patient Choice of the Type Weight Loss Surgery Affect the Amount of Weight Loss Achieved Preoperatively ?

Introduction: Bariatric surgery has rapidly become an established and accepted treatment for morbid obesity. Bariatric surgery is offered when patients fail to attain a significant and sustainable weight loss using behavioral changes and life style modifications. In most bariatric centers, patients are started on a supervised diet to achieve some weight loss prior to undergoing… Continue Reading »

Single Site Wireless Laparoscopy in Animal Model

This video shows a single port wireless laparoscopy. In order to reduce the number of instruments.The image quality is not bad but needs to be improved if it is to become a realistic substitute for flexible laparoscopy. Remote control movement will improve with the use of magnets and/or electrostimulation and perhaps electromechanical methods.External wireless commands… Continue Reading »

Is There an Optimal Gastric Band Stoma Size?

IntroductionIt has been previously demonstrated that the stoma created by a gastric band can be directly measured using a standardized technique, EndoFLIP. We sought to determine if the band stoma diametercorrelateswith band adjustment zoneMethods and Procedures20 patients (13 women) who had been previously fitted with Model APS or APL gastric bands (Allergan Inc. Irvine, CA)… Continue Reading »

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