SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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The Impact of a Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery and Virtual Reality Training Program On Surgical Performance, a Blinded Randomized Validation Trial

S B Goldin, MD PhD, H Lomas Iv, MPAS PAC MSIV, R E Heithaus, MS MSIV, D Molloy, MS MSIV, J R Williams, MD, D Donohue, MS MSIV, J Groundland, PT MSIV, S Schnaus, MS MSII, JJ Mateka, MS MSII, R Singh, MD, M T Brannick, PhD. The University of South Florida College of Medicine,… Continue Reading »

Single Incision Colectomy: the Reality of Adoption Into Practice

Deborah Nagle, MD, Vitaliy Poylin, MD, Steven Tizio, MD. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center   Introduction: Single incision or reduced port surgery is a newer development in colon and rectal surgery but is technically demanding. Our aim is to evaluate the uptake of single incision colectomy in a colon and rectal surgery practice focused on… Continue Reading »

Pattern of Recurrence, Readmission and Wound Infection Following Emergent Ventral Hernia Repair

Tolutope O Oyasiji, MD MRCS, Scott W Helton, MD FACS. Department of Surgery, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT 06511   Introduction: The study aims to investigate if surgical technique, wound contamination or interaction between both are predictive of adverse outcomes following emergent ventral hernia repair. We hypothesize that patients repaired with permanent mesh… Continue Reading »

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