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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Reducing the Impact of Distraction On Robot-Assisted Surgical Skills Using Intermediate Feedback

Irene H Suh, MS, Chun-Kai Huang, MS, Chad A LaGrange, MD, Dmitry Oleynikov, MD, Ka-Chun Siu, PhD. University of Nebraska Medical Center Introduction: Distractions in the operating room not only can negatively affect the surgeon's performance, but are also important contributing factors to surgical errors. In order to reduce the impact of distraction, feedback could… Continue Reading »

Single Incision vs Three Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Prospective Study

PORNTHEP PRATHANVANICH, PORNTHEP PRATHANVANICH. Taksin Hospital Background : Laparoscopic cholecystectomy ( LC ) has clearly become the procedure of choice for routine gallbladder removal. The advantages of this approach include decreased scarring, decreased incisional pain, shorter hospitalization and faster functional recovery. The recent years, many investigators have attempted to further improve on the established technique… Continue Reading »

Take Down of Nissen Fundoplication and Completion of Prior Sleeve Gastrectomy

Kelvin Higa, MD FACS, Saber Ghiassi, MD MPH, Ruby Gatschet, MD, Keith Boone, MD FACS. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Patient is a 52 year-old woman with history of chronic abdominal pain and vomiting since laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy at an outside hospital one year ago. That hospitalization was complicated by early postoperative small bowel… Continue Reading »

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