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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Single Surgeon Experience with Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Stanton T Smith, MD, Justin Lee, MD, Balaji Jangam, MD, Bruce Bernstein, PhD, Kristine O'Hara, MD, Ibrahim M. M Daoud, MD. Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA. INTRODUCTION- Appendectomy is one of the most common general surgical procedures… Continue Reading »

Single Incision Left Adrenalectomy

Angel M Caban, MD, Homero Rivas, MD FACS, Lauren Mashaud, MD, Fiemu E Nwariaku, MD FACS. UT Southwestern, University of Florida The minimally invasive approach has become the prefer method for removal of benign lesion of the adrenal gland. With the recent interest and popularity of single incision surgery, many procedures have been adapted to… Continue Reading »

Adjunct Use of Self-Expanding Covered Stent in the Treatment of Non-Eroded Stenosis By Silatic Gastric Ring

Seiichi Kitahama, MD, Valerie J Halpin, MD FACS, Lee L Swanstrom, MD FACS. Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery INTRODUCTION The silastic ring gastric bypass (SRGB) was introduced by Fobi in 1989, in an effort to combine the advantages of the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with those of the vertical banded gastroplasty… Continue Reading »

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