SAGES 2011


March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

Download the SAGES 2011 Program

SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters

View all SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters

Laparoscopic Surgery for Synchronous Gastric and Colorectal Cancer: Report of Three Cases

Yuichiro Miki, MD, Masanori Tokunaga, MD, Taiichi Kawamura, MD, Etsuro Bando, MD, Yutaka Tanizawa, MD, Yusuke Kinugasa, MD, Hideyuki Kanemoto, MD, Katsuhiko Uesaka, MD, Masanori Terashima, MD. Shizuoka Cancer Center Background Gastric cancer (GC) and colorectal cancer (CRC) are found as double cancer most frequently for each other. Increasingly, laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG) and laparoscopy-assisted colorectal… Continue Reading »

A Novel Snake Robot for NOTES

Michael M Awad, MD PhD, Shyam Thakkar, MD, Howie Choset, PhD. Washington University in St. Louis, Drexel University, Carnegie Mellon University OBJECTIVE The emergence of laparoendoscopic technology has revolutionized the practice of surgery over the last 20 years. However, many complex procedures are still performed in an open fashion because of limitations of this technology.… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Esophago Gastrectomy with Colonic Interposition: It Is Feasible and Safe:

C Palanivelu, MCH FACS FRCS, P Senthilnathan, MS DNB, P S Rajan, MS FACS, P Praveenraj, MS, V Vaithiswaran, MS MRCS. GEM Hospital Background: Incidence of adenocarcinoma of esophago-gastric junction is increasing rapidly in India. Some of the lesions involve significant lengths of the lower esophagus and the stomach. Laparoscopic Esophago gastrectomy with colonic interposition… Continue Reading »

View all SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters