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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Robotic Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: Results From 127 Cases

John R Romanelli, MD, Stephen Young, PAC, Jose Espinel, MD. Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Introduction: There are case reports and small series reporting experience with the daVinci Surgical Robot (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA). In this abstract, we report our experience in our first 127 robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypasses (RRYGB). In 114… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Treatment of Subepithelial Gastric Lesions in an Enhanced Recovery Programme: A Prospective Study

Carmen L Mueller, MD BScH, Teodor P Grantcharov, MD PhD FRCSC FACS. St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada INTRODUCTION:Gastric subepithelial lesions are frequent incidental findings on upper endoscopy, and potentially-malignant lesions warrant surgical resection. The laparoscopic approach to many surgical procedures is associated with less pain and organ dysfunction than open surgery. Similarly, enhanced peri-operative… Continue Reading »

New Simplified Technique for Closure of Hiatal Hernias Using Quill™ Suture

Angelica Garcia, Abraham Abdemur, Luciano Poggi, Samuel Szomstein, Raul J Rosenthal. Cleveland Clinic Florida Introduction: Closure of diaphragmatic hiatal defects in patients withParaesophageal hernias is one of the most demanding procedures inLaparoscopic surgery. The uses of non-absorbable suture in combination with pledgets, absorbable and non-absorbable mesh have been advocated to achieve low recurrence rates. We… Continue Reading »

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