SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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The Utility of Radiology and Endoscopy in the Evaluation of Vbg Failures

Amanda Parker, MD, Michele Riordon, MD, Patrick Reardon, MD, Vadim Sherman, MD. The Methodist Hospital   INTRODUCTION Patients with a history of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) have a long-term complication rate of 30-55%. The majority of complications are related to the band and result in proximal gastric outlet obstruction. Symptoms of proximal gastric outlet obstruction… Continue Reading »

Single-port Laparoscopic Hepatectomy (with Video)

Mitsuhiro Asakuma, PhD MD, Koji Komeda, PhD MD, Yoshiharu Miyamoto, PhD MD, Fumitoshi Hirokawa, PhD MD, Tetsunosuke Shimizu, PhD MD, Yoshihiro Inoue, PhD MD, Michihiro Hayashi, PhD MD, Kazuhisa Uchiyama, PhD MD. Osaka Medical College   Introduction: We provide an initial report of the indications and procedures for single-port laparoscopic hepatectomy.Methods: Laparoscopic hepatectomy and single… Continue Reading »

Informing Informed Consent in Bariatric Surgery: Development of an Online Risk/benefit Calculator From the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network (acs-bscn)

Timothy D Jackson, MD MPH, Matthew M Hutter, MD MPH. Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA & Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada   INTRODUCTION:Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and laparoscopic adjustable banding (LAGB) each have unique risk/benefit profiles… Continue Reading »

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