SAGES 2011

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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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Laparoscopic Omentopexy for Mal-Functioning Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters – A Novel Technique

Salim S Abunnaja, MD, Sammy Eghbalieh, MD, Lucian Panait, MD, Ankit Dhamija, Abdel Aziz Richi, MD, Michael Ajemian, MD. Saint Mary's Hospital INTRODUCTION: MALFUNCTION OF A PERITONEAL DIALYSIS (PD) CATHETER DUE TO OMENTAL WRAPPING IS A COMMON COMPLICATION THAT USUALLY OCCURS SHORTLY AFTER INSERTION. PROPHYLACTIC OMENTECTOMY AND OMENTOPEXY HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED IN A LIMITED NUMBER… Continue Reading »

Hiatal Hernia Repair with Biologic Mesh Reinforcement Reduces Recurrence Rate in Small Hiatal Hernias

Elizabeth M Schmidt, MD, Jason F Reynoso, MD, Dmitry Oleynikov, MD. University of Nebraska Medical Center Introduction: The use of biological mesh for crural reinforcement during hiatal herniorrhaphy has been shown to decrease recurrence rates in patients with hiatal hernia greater than 5cm. However, there remains some controversy as to the benefit of crural reinforcement… Continue Reading »

Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site (less) Giant Hiatal Hernia with Nissen Fundoplication

Sharona B Ross, MD, Harold Paul, BS, Natalie Donn, BS, Alxander S Rosemurgy, MD. University of South Florida & Tampa General Hospital LESS surgery represents a paradigm shift in minimally invasive surgery; it improves cosmesis, reduces pain and shortens recovery time. LESS surgery is applied to various laparoscopic operations including Nissen fundoplication for the treatment… Continue Reading »

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