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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Stapled Transanal Rectal Resection (starr) for Obstructive Defecation Syndrome – a Prospective Study with 6 Months Follow Up

Objectives of StudyStapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) is emerging as a standard of care procedure for the management of obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS). Efficacy of the STARR procedure is promised upon correction of structural abnormality of lower rectum by resecting the lower third rectal segment of about 5 cms. This resection may raise concerns about… Continue Reading »

Endoscopic Removal of Partially Eroded Adjustable Gastric Band with Common Endo-household Items

INTRODUCTION: Intragastric band migration is one of the possible long-term complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding that classically requires surgical treatment. Previous attempts at endoscopic removal of eroded bands have included the use of laser ablation, electrosurgical devices, and Endoscopic scissors. We report a case of endoscopic removal of partially eroded gastric band with items… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Transhiatal Resection of Esophageal Diverticulum

Introduction: Mid-esophageal diverticulum is often associated with a concomitant esophageal motility disorder. The treatment consists of esophagomyotomy in addition to excision of the diverticulum. In patients with mid-esophageal diverticulum, the laparoscopic approach is less well accepted. Methods: We present a video of a 78 year old female with a long history of regurgitation, intermittent dysphagia… Continue Reading »

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