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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Transumbilical Single Access Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Complicated Acute Gangrenous Appendicitis: A Pilot Feasibility Study

Yoshiyuki Kawakami, MD PhD, Hidenori Fujii, MD PhD, Makoto Yoshida, MD PhD, Koji Doi, MD PhD, Toshiharu Aotake, MD PhD, Yuki Hirose, MD PhD. Fukui Red Cross Hospital Background: Recently, single port access laparoscopic surgery can be considered to have an attractive cosmetic advantage especially in transumbilical approach with its innovative features. Many encouraging studies… Continue Reading »

Are Minilaparoscopic (needlescopic) Trocars of 2mm and 3 mm Without Valve and Sealing Membrane a Viable Option?

GUSTAVO L CARVALHO, MD PhD, ADRIANO C SALES, STUDENT, JOSÉ SÉRGIO S SILVA, STUDENT, REBECA G ROCHA, STUDENT, DIEGO L LIMA, STUDENT, FLÁVIO A JÚNIOR, MD. UNIPECLIN, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Pernambuco; Recife; Brazil INTRODUCTION: This study aims to verify the usefulness of a new model of minilaparoscopy trocar that do not have… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Transvaginal Right Colectomy with a Novel Vaginal Access Port

Andrew D Prather, MD, Manoel G Neto, MD, Almino Ramos, MD, Ricardo Zorron, MD, James J Mateka, Jorge E Marcet, MD. University of South Florida College of Medicine This video demonstrates a laparoscopic transvaginal right colectomy via novel transvaginal access port in a cadaveric model. There is increasing interest in transvaginal access into the peritoneal… Continue Reading »

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