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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Acute Appendicitis After Colonoscopy: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Ming-Li Wang, MD, Kuldeep Singh, MD, Federick Sabido, MD. Staten Island University Hospital Introduction: Acute appendicitis is an extremely rare complication of colonoscopy. Only 13 cases of acute appendicitis after colonoscopy have been reported in the English literature. We present a case of acute appendicitis after colonoscopy and performed a literature review. Methods and Procedures:… 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 »

Postoperative Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in Japanese Patients with Morbid Obesity

Teijiro Hirashita, Masayuki Ohta, Kazuhiro Yada, Yukio Iwashita, Tadashi Ogawa, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Takashi Masuda, Seigo Kitano. Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine Background/Aim: In Japan, gastric cancer is the most frequent cancer, and the morbidity rate is about 0.1% per year. Gastric bypass is considered not so suitable in Japanese patients, because… Continue Reading »

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