SAGES 2011


March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

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SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters

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Ventral Hernia Recurrence Is Higher in Patients with a History of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Mohammad Salabat, MD, Dennis Leung, MS, Woody Denham, MD, Ari Robicsek, MD, Nancy Schindler, MD, Michael Ujiki, MD. NorthShore University HealthSystem, Chicago, IL Background: Ventral hernia (VH) rates are higher in patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair. It is thought that the same connective tissue weakness that contributes to AAA may lend itself to… Continue Reading »

Weight Regain Following Bariatric Surgery – A Systematic Review of the Literature and Discussion of Causative Factors

Balpreet S Brar, MD, Arya M Sharma, MD FRCPC, Daniel W Birch, MD MSc FRCSC, Xinzhe Shi, Shahzeer Karmali, MD FRCSC. Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and Alberta Background: Obesity is a growing pandemic. Bariatric surgery is the most effective means of treating obese patients, improving obesity related co-morbid conditions and increasing overall life… Continue Reading »

A Comparison of Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with the Gold Standard: Is This the Next Procedure of Choice?

Haris R Shaikh, MBBS FRCS, Mufaddal Mahesri, MBBS, Asad Abbas, MBBS, Hisham R Salahuddin, MBBS. Ziauddin University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan Introduction: Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) has gained immense popularity for performing cholecystectomy. This virtually scar-less procedure has promising results as far as hospital stay, post-operative pain and return to work are concerned. In fact,… Continue Reading »

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