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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Single-incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Modified Lithotomy Position – Improved Ergonomics for Surgeons and Surgical Assistants

INTRODUCTION – Most single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures described to date were done with the patient in supine position. Although convenient for the operating surgeon (standing on the patient’s left), we found this position to be taxing on a surgical assistant (who stands on the patient’s right). To alleviate the strain on the assistant’s back we… Continue Reading »

Adult Incidental Intussusception – Single Institute Experience

INTRODUCTION: Intussusception occurs when a proximal segment of bowel telescopes into the lumen of an adjacent distal segment and can occur anywhere within the gastrointestinal tract. With the advent of multislice CT scanner, more cases of intussusception are reported. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical presentation in cases of adult intussception… Continue Reading »

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Right Colon Procedures: A Prospective Analysis of Our Initial Experience

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is a novel approach to laparoscopic surgery. The advantages and safety of SILS are unclear. We report our experience in five patients who underwent SILS right colon procedures by a single surgeon (TSK) from October 2008 to September 2009. Prospectively collected data included: diagnosis, estimated blood loss (EBL), length of… Continue Reading »

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