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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Needlescopic and Hybrid SILS Cholecystectomy vs Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Do They Challenge the Standard?

ANDREAS KIRIAKOPOULOS, MD, DIMITRIOS TSAKAYANNIS, MD, DIMITRIOS LINOS, MD. Department of Surgery, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece Background: In hybrid-SILS cholecystectomy the additional use of needlescopic instruments provides excellent exposure and no instrument clashing thus overcoming the technical pitfalls of pure SILS. On the other hand, needlescopic surgery challenges the classic laparoscopic approach since it holds… Continue Reading »

SILS™ Adjustable Gastric Banding: Case Study

Paul E Enochs, MD FACS. Bariatric Specialists of NC Objective of the study/technique: Video case study to demonstrate the feasibility of conducting a single port access technique to complete an adjustable gastric banding procedure Description of the method: Clinical procedure is performed that demonstrates the technique necessary to successfully complete an adjustable gastric band placement… Continue Reading »

A-Defensins and Hscrp for Comparing the Inflammatory Reaction in 4-Port Laparoscopic vs Less Cholecystectomy

Konstantinos Tsimogiannis, MSc, Konstantinos Tellis, Maria Mpakola, Alexandros Tselepis, PhD, Evangelos Tsimoyiannis, PhD FACS, Michalis Pitiakoudis. 'G.HATZIKOSTA" GENERAL HOSPITAL OF IOANNINA,GREECE, UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA, GREECE Introduction: Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site (LESS) Surgery is an evolution of laparoscopic surgery aiming at decreasing patients' parietal trauma associated with abdominal operations. LESS has been found so far to be efficient… Continue Reading »

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