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 Sealed Incision Multiport (SIM)- A Novel Access Device for Both Single and Multiport Laparoscopic Surgery

Ronan A Cahill, Dr. European Institute of Surgical Research and Innovation (EISRI) The potential of single port laparoscopic operating is at present greatly constrained by the currently available commercial devices in both their design and construction as well as their cost (which restricts their usefulness by both limiting the potential patient population and preventing their… Continue Reading »

Positioning of Focused Ultrasound Transducer Using Mr Compatible Robotic Arm

Xu Xiao, Mr, Mengnan Li, Mr, Andreas Melzer, Prof. Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee, UK Objective of the technology or device: In resent years Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has established itself as a leading imaging modality, boosting the development of MR guided interventional techniques and devices. MR guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery… Continue Reading »

Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy Using Conventional Non-Articulate Instruments: Is This the Future to Remove an Appendix?

Swee H Teh, MD, David McAllister. Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sacred Heart Medical Center Introduction: Single incision laparoscopic surgery could potentially be more widely applicable compared to natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) for appendectomy. The aim of this prospective study is to see whether single incision laparoscopic appendectomy (SILA) can be performed safely… Continue Reading »

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