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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TAPP Inguinal Hernia Repair Without Mesh Fixation Technique for Recurrent Hernias: A Prospective Analysis

Marty Zdichavsky, MD, Derek Zieker, MD, Andreas Kirschniak, MD, Tobias Meile, MD, Dörte Wichmann, MD, Jonas Hoffmann, MD, Alfred Königsrainer, MD. Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany Objective For laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) hernia repair prosthetic mesh reinforcement is used. Mesh fixation devices should prevent recurrences, but they can cause… Continue Reading »

Variations in Endoscopic Description of Failed Fundoplications

Arpad Juhasz, MD PhD, Abhishek Sundaram, MBBS MPH, Masato Hoshino, MD, Tommy H Lee, MD, Sumeet K Mittal, MD. Department of Surgery, Creighton University Medical Center Objective: The objective of this study was to compare endoscopic findings reported by community physicians (gastroenterologists and surgeons) with our (a tertiary referral center) findings in patients who underwent… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Repair of a Recurrent Incisional Hernia

Enrique F Elli, MD FACS, Mario A Masrur, MD, Lindberg K Simpson, MD, Osman Mahdi-Babikir, MD, Bianco M Francesco, MD, Nicolas C Buchs, MD, Pier C Giulianotti, MD FACS. Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. IntroductionThe laparoscopic approach in abdominal wall hernias… Continue Reading »

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