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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Dundee Anchored and Retraction Tether System (DARTS)

Paul S Maher, PhD, Stuart I Brown, PhD, Tim G Frank, PhD, Leslie B Kelly, Mr, Benjie Tang, MD, Alfred Cuschieri, MD. 1. Institute for Medical Science and Technology (IMSaT), University of Dundee, UK 2. Cuschieri Skills Centre, Level 5, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland Objective: Liver retraction for Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery (SPLS)… Continue Reading »

Surgical Technique Influences Perfusion of the Gastric Conduit Used for a Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

DARMARAJAH VEERAMOOTOO, MB BS MRCS MD, ANGELA C SHORE, PhD, SHAHJEHAN A WAJED, MA BMBCh MChir FRCS. Department of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, United Kingdom. Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom. Introduction:Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) offers a novel strategy for the management… Continue Reading »

Staple-Line Reinforcement in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery: What Is the Evidence?

Alexander Aurora, MD, Alan Saber, MD, Leena Khaitan, MD. Dept of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center INTRODUCTION: In bariatrics a small complication can be lethal. Bariatric surgeons may more easily approve the use of products thought to decrease the risk of bleeding and prevent leak. Staple-line reinforcement has become commonplace in bariatrics in the… Continue Reading »

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