SAGES 2010

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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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Sleeve Gastrectomy for the Treatment of Diabetic Gastroparesis

Objective: Diabetic gastroparesis often fails to respond to medical management. We present our initial experience with sleeve gastrectomy for the treatment of gastroparesis. Surgical treatment of gastroparesis with gastric pacing has shown some promise, but when this option fails, subtotal gastrectomy is often the end result. Evidence evaluating the efficacy of this is weak. Sleeve… Continue Reading »

Improving Surgical Training; the Use of Feedback to Reduce Errors and Improve Retention During a Simulated Surgical Procedure

Introduction: It is known that feedback enhances the learning process, although the optimal type and frequency of feedback is not established. The ProMIS hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy (HALC) simulator uses a combination of virtual reality (VR) and and physical models of intra-abdominal organs to simulate a left-sided hemicolectomy. It can be used to train surgeons to… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Bilateral Partial Adrenalectomy for Hereditary Pheochromocytoma

Hereditary syndromes are responsible for a small number of pheochromocytomas. These hereditary pheochromocytomas are frequently bilateral and rarely malignant. Surgical treatment remains controversial secondary to the risk of Addisonian crisis and need for lifelong corticosteroid therapy associated with bilateral total adrenalectomy. Recently it has been reported that cortical sparing bilateral adrenalectomy is safe and can… Continue Reading »

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