SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Learning Curve of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (esd) in an Established Experimental Setting

Masayuki Kato, MD PhD, Yunho Jung, MD, Mark A Gromski, MD, Jongchan Lee, MD, Navaneel Biswas, MD, Chuttani Ram, MD, Kai Matthes, MD PhD. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA   INTRODUCTION - Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) has become a standard therapy for early gastric neoplasia in Asian countries. American endoscopists… Continue Reading »

Robotic Versus Laparoscopic-Assisted Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Cancer: A Comparative Study of Short-term Outcomes

Soo Yeun Park, MD, Gyu-seog Choi, MD, Jun Seok Park, MD, Hye Jin Kim, MD, Jong-pil Ryuk, MD, Whon-ho Choi, MD. Kyungpook National University Medical Center   AbstractIntroduction The present study aimed to compare the short-term outcomes between robotic-assisted intersphincteric resection (ISR) and laparoscopic ISR for distal rectal cancerMethods Between March 2008 to July 2011,… Continue Reading »

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Children’s General Thoracic Disease

Masahide Murasugi, MD PhD, Masato Kanzaki, MD PhD, Takuma Kikkawa, MD, Tamami Isaka, MD PhD, Hideyuki Maeda, MD, Takamasa Onuki, MD PhD, Osamu Segawa, MD PhD, Ryuji Yoshida, MD PhD. Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic Surgery*, Division of Pediatric Surgery**, Tokyo Women’s Medical University   Background: An operation case of children’s general thoracic… Continue Reading »

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