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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Surgery On Apple vs. Pear, Is a Longer Operative Time Fact Or Myth?

Igor Belyansky, MD, Victor T Tsirline, MD, Dmitrius Stefanidis, MD PhD, B T Heniford, MD, K S Gersin, MD. Carolinas Medical Center Introduction:Laparoscopic surgery on morbidly obese patients is thought to present a special challenge. Experts in the field note that besides BMI, the distribution of body fat is a predictor of a challenging laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Duodenojejunal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy an Effective Alternative for Laparoscopic Roux En Y Gastric Bypass

C Palanivelu, MCH FACS FRCS, P Praveen Raj, MS, S Rajapandian, MS DNB, P Senthilnathan, MS DNB, P S Rajan, MS FACS. GEM Hospital Background:Laparoscopic duodenojejunal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy is being increasingly proposed as an alternative to Roux en Y gastric bypass with the following stated advantages:-Removal of gastric remnant facilitates easy surveillance in… Continue Reading »

Single Incision Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery – Beyond Appendectomy

Gadiyaram Srikanth, MCh, Neel Shetty, DNB, Wasim Dar, MS, Jammula Praveen. Manipal Institute of Liver and Digestive Diseases INTRODUCTION/OBJECTIVES: Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is a new frontier in minimally invasive surgery. The limitations of SILS include head space constraints on ports, difficulty in range of movements and visualization. We present our experience with wide… Continue Reading »

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