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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Paraesophageal Hernia After Minimally Invasive Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy

Drew D Howard, MD, Dean Yamaguchi, MD, Angel Caban, MD, Steven Hockwald, MD, Kfir Ben-David, MD. University of Florida Presented is a 72 year old woman who underwent a minimally invasive esophagectomy two years previously. She presented to an outside hospital complaining of abdominal pain along with nausea and vomiting. She underwent radiographic studies there… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy with Duodenal Jejunal Bypass

Kazunori Kasama, MD, Yosuke Seki, MD, Akiko Umezawa, MD, Hideharu Shimizu, MD, Yoshimochi Kurokawa, MD. Yotsuya Medical Cube Obesity and metabolic disorders related to it have become serious problem in Asia. Furthermore, gastric cancer in Asia is one of the frequent diseases on which to perform treatments. We introduced the technique of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy… Continue Reading »

The Ligasure Vessel Sealing Device in 535 Consecutive Intestinal Resections

R F Sing, DO, K W Kercher, MD, T Munsell, I Belyansky, MD, V B Tsirline, MD, B T Heniford, MD. Division of GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC Introduction: The goal of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of the Ligasure vessel sealing device as an alternative… Continue Reading »

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