March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
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SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters
Kazuhiko Shinohara, MD PhD. School of Health Science, Tokyo University of Technology Background and Objective:Colonoscopy requires a high level of dexterity and spatial cognitive ability. Although training programs for surgical colonoscopy are available, not a few complications such as injury to and perforation of the colon still occur during colonoscope insertion. Patient discomfort and mucosal… Continue Reading »
Is It Possible to Standardize a Single-Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy By Means of Four Refinements?
Daisuke Sumitani, Masahiro Nakahara, Toshikatsu Fukuda, Fumito Kuranishi, Toshio Noriyuki, Minoru Yamaki, Kiyomi Shimoda, Asuka Tanaka, Michinori Hamaoka, Gen Takahashi, Kazuhiro Taguchi, Yoshinori Kuroda. Onomichi General Hospital [Introduction] A single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy, which is excellent surgical procedure from a cosmetic perspective, provides an insufficient field of view and allows a reduced degree of freedom for… Continue Reading »
Daniel W Birch, MSc MD FCRCS FACS, Shahzeer Karmali, MD FRCSC, Nader W Azer, MD. Centre for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Angelchik prosthetic rings have been used for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) since 1973. They were first… Continue Reading »