SAGES 2011


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

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Establishment of Local Immunotherapy and Stem Cell Regeneration Therapy for Intra Abdominal Solid Tumor By Multi Piercing Surgery (Needlescopic Surgery with NOTES): Possibility of Ultra-Minimally Invasive Surgery By Needle-Type Robots

Takeshi Ohdaira, MD, Norifumi Tsutsumi, MD, Megumu Mori, MD, Kyo Jo, MD, Makoto Hashizume, MD. Department of Advanced Medicine and Innovative Technology, Kyushu University Hospital Objectives: A number of minimally invasive therapeutic procedures by single port surgery (SPS) have been proposed. However, there exist the following issues: 1) the flaw that the triangular formation for… Continue Reading »

Bariatric Surgery in Older Patients- Which Procedure Is Best?

Sidhbh Gallagher, MD, Ashwin Kurian, MD, KDA Rajan, MD, Gintaras Antanavicius, MD, Fernando Bonanni, MD. Abington Memorial Hospital IntroductionThere has been little reported on the effects of bariatric surgery on older individuals. No studies have compared different bariatric surgical techniques in this group.MethodsA prospectively collected database of all patients undergoing bariatric procedures between August 2006… Continue Reading »

The Use of a Detachable Anvil in Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy

Rebekah Kim, MD, Ferrara Andrea, MD, Itriago Francisco, MD, Renee Mueller, MD, Joseph Gallagher, MD, Paul Williamson, MD, Samuel DeJesus, MD, Robert Stevens, MD, Heidi Bahna, MD, Mark Soliman, MD. Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando, Orlando Health Stapled hemorrhoidopexy was first introduced in the 1990’s as an approach to treat prolapsing internal hemorrhoids. The… Continue Reading »

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