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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Limited Value of Haptics in Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Training

INTRODUCTION: Haptics is an expensive addition to virtual reality simulators, and the added value to training has not been proven. This study evaluated the benefit of haptics in virtual reality laparoscopic surgery training of novices. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: The Lap Mentor II (Simbionix, Cleveland, OH) haptic virtual reality simulator was used in the study. Laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Redo Hepatico-jejunostomy for Biliary Stricture After Open Hepaticojejunostomy for Cbd Injury

Introduction:This video illustrates the key aspects of laparoscopic redo hepatico-jejunostomy (HJ) for anastomotic biliary stricture. We present the case of a 43 year-old female who was referred to us after an open HJ for a CBD injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The patient was found to have a biliary stricture and developed multiple episodes of cholangitis.… Continue Reading »

A Comparison of Pre-operative Comorbidities and Post-operative Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplicaiton At High and Low Volume Centers

Objective: Peer reviewed data is often published by single centers that are affiliated with teaching institutions with a high volume of cases. As operations grow in popularity, they are performed at a wide variety of institutions with the potential to produce inconsistent results. The purpose of this study is to compare pre-operative comorbidities and post-operative… Continue Reading »

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