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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The Laparoscopic Excisions of the Tailgut Cysts in Retrorectal Space

Sang Woo Lim, MD PhD, Jung Wook Huh, MD, Young Jin Kim Kim, MD PhD, Hyeoung Rok Kim, MD PhD. Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Gwangju, Korea INTRODUCTIONTailgut cysts, or retrorectal cystic hamartomas are rare congental developemental lesions , and the location is mostly retrorectal space, and more common… Continue Reading »

A Bleeding Control Method for the Standardization of Laparoscopic Hepatectomy: Complete Laparoscopic Lateral Segmentectomt of the Liver Using Laparoscopic Bipolar Soft Coagulation (BICLAMP)

Mitsuo Miyazawa, MD PhD FACS, Masayasu Aikawa, MD PhD, Yasuko Toshimitsu, MD PhD, Kojun Okamoto, MD PhD, Kenichirou Takase, MD, Katsuya Okada, MD, Shigeki Yamaguchi, MD PhD, Isamu Koyama, MD PhD. Saitama Medical University International Medical Center Bleeding control is one of the many issues in which research is required to standardize laparoscopic hepatectomy (Lap… Continue Reading »

Gastric Staple Line Buttressing Using Seamguard® in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass : A Prospective Randomized Trial

Philippe A Topart, MD, Guillaume Becouarn, MD. Societe de Chirurgie Viscerale, Clinique de l'Anjou Objectives : To evaluate the impact of the systematic reinforcement of the gastric staple line with Seamguard® (absorbable polyglycolic acid:trimethylene carbonate) on per and postoperative blood loss and as a secondary endpoint on the frequency of gastric leaks after Roux-en-Y gastric… Continue Reading »

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