SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Utility and Accuracy of Endobronchial Ultrasound As a Diagnostic and Staging Tool for the Evaluation of Mediastinal Adenopathy

Rebecca J Johnson, MD, J E Stephenson, MD FACS, C Schammel, PhD, B L Johnson, MS, K Banks, S Hutcheson, W Wall, W D Bolton, MD. Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center   Objective of Study: Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is a technique for mediastinal evaluation which is less invasive than cervical mediastinoscopy, the traditional gold… Continue Reading »

Ventral Hernia at the Time of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery: Should It Be Repaired?

Isabelle Raiche, MD FRCSC, Fatima Haggar, MPH, Joseph Mamazza, MD FRCSC, Husein Moloo, MD MSc FRCSC, Eric C Poulin, MD MSc FRCS C, Guillaume Martel, MD FRCSC, Jean-denis Yelle, BA MD FRCSC FACS. The Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Group, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa   Objective: Despite the relatively high prevalence of ventral hernias… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Comparative Analysis of Short and Long Term Results

Satoru Imura, MD, Mitsuo Shimada, MD PhD, Tohru Utsunomiya, MD PhD, Yuji Morine, MD, Tetsuya Ikemoto, MD, Hiroki Mori, MD, Jun Hanaoka, MD, Mami Kanamoto, MD, Koji Sugimoto, MD, Hidenori Miyake, MD PhD. Tokushima University   INTRODUCTION: With progress of surgical technique and devices, laparoscopic hepatectomy (LH) became a realizable option for patients with hepatocellular… Continue Reading »

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