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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Surgical Resident Learning Curve for a Simulated Single Port Laparoscopic Surgical Task

Nathan E Conway, MD, Neal E Seymour, MD, Ron W Bush, BS, John R Romanelli, MD. Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine INTRODUCTIONAlthough single port laparoscopic surgery (SPLS)-experienced surgeons have been shown to perform better than inexperienced surgeons on simulated SPLS, the rate of acquisition of this skill is not known. To define… Continue Reading »

Choice of Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair with Or Without Mesh: A Decision Analysis

Nadia Obeid, MD, Vic Velanovich, MD. Henry Ford Hospital Background: Controversy exists on whether laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair should be done with or without mesh. Arguments for use of mesh center on decreased incidence of recurrence. Arguments against the use of mesh center on increased incidence of severe long-term adverse events. We performed a decision… Continue Reading »

Transvaginal Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Pain Study

Pratibh Vemulapalli, MD, Diego Camacho, MD, Scott Chudnoff, MD, Emanuel Agaba, MD, Harvey Rainville, MD. Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Background: The transvaginal laparoscopic cholecystectomy approach allows for reduced port placement in the abdominal wall where patients experience the most postoperative pain. We propose that this method will decrease… Continue Reading »

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