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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Local Experience On Woundoscopy for Complicated Wounds

CW Ho, CH Yeung, WF Ho, Hester YS Cheung, Cliff CC Chung, Civy SK Leung, Michael KW Li. Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital IntroductionIn nursing practice, a comprehensive wound assessment includes details like dimension; nature of discharge; wound bed condition and wound pain. However, this is not always feasible for semi-opened wounds… Continue Reading »

Development of a Rotatable Rectoscope with Sidewall Opening and Embedded LED Lights for Transanal Surgery

KwangGi Kim, PhD, JunHwa Lee, PhD, SangBong Lee, MS, HeonSoo Shin, MS, DaeKyung Sohn, MD. National Cancer Center in KOREA Several commercial instruments have been developed and clinically used for transanal surgery or transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). They are usually equipped with one irrotational rectoscope tube which has a slant opening at one end which… Continue Reading »

Minimally Invasive Colorectal Resection Is Associated with Decreased Levels of the Tumor Growth Inhibitor Plasma Angiopoietin-Like Protein 4 (angptl4) During the First Month After Surgery Which May Promote Angiogenesis and Tumor Growth

HMC Shantha Kumara, PhD, Daniel Kirchoff, MD, Sajith A Herath, BS, JoonHo Jang, MD, Xiaohong Yan, PhD, Vesna Cekic, RN, Richard L Whelan, MD. St Luke Roosevelt Hospital Center, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery,New York,NY 10019,USA Introduction: Angiopoietin-like protein 4 (ANGPTL4) is a secreted protein of the angiopoietin-like family. ANGLPT4 mRNA is frequently found… Continue Reading »

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