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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Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication for Treatment of Pediatric Gerd: 12-Month Results of a Feasibility Study

Mike Thomson, MD, A Lobontiu, MD, R Stewart, MD, P Rao, MD, S Marven. Centre for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, U.K. OBJECTIVE: Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) using EsophyX was evaluated for the treatment of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease using subjective and objective outcomes. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Inclusion criteria were chronic and symptomatic… Continue Reading »

Dundee Pulsatile Flow System – Progress Towards a Gold-Standard Cadaver Model for Research and Training

Rachel J Toomey, PhD, Erwin Immel, MSc, Mariana Gueorguieva, PhD, Graeme A McLeod, MD, Graeme Houston, MD, Roos Eisma, PhD, Andreas Melzer, MD DDS. Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee, UK; Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK; Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK Objective: Medical research, device development and… Continue Reading »

Tension-Free Anatomical Reconstruction of Complex Hiatal Hernia Using Porcine Dermal Collagen

D Oweis, MBBS MRCSEd, D Veeramootoo, MBBS MRCS MD, NJ Smart, MBBSHons PhD MRCSEd, SA Wajed, MA BMBCh MChir FRCS. Department of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation trust, Exeter, United Kingdom. Introduction:The management of complex para-oesophageal hernias has been the subject of much debate. Direct symptoms such as dysphagia, regurgitation, shortness… Continue Reading »

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