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 »

Multi-functional Robot for Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery

Introduction: This study demonstrates the effectiveness of using a multi-functional miniature in vivo robot to perform complex tasks, such as intracorporeal suturing, through a single incision. Existing technologies for Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS), such as articulating, bent, and flexible instrumentation, are limited in visualization and tissue manipulation capabilities by multiple tools working through a single… Continue Reading »

The Relationship Between Post-operative Anatomy and Endoscopic Stent Migration

IntroductionEndoscopic stents have been demonstrated to be safe and effective in treating complication of upper gastrointestinal surgery. However, stents placed tend to be unstable and have a significant rate of migration. It is unclear what factors influence stent stability and the ideal clinical application of this technology. We hypothesize that the shape of the post-surgical… Continue Reading »

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