SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Intra-operative Cholangiography for Prevention of “major” Bile Duct Injury During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Jai Bikhchandani, MD, Xiang Fang, PhD, Robert J Fitzgibbons, MD. Creighton University Medical Center   IntroductionThe incidence of Bile duct injury (BDI) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) ranges from 0.5 - 1.4%. Roughly half of these have been reported to be major BDIs. Although studies have shown that the overall incidence of BDI does not change… Continue Reading »

Teaching and Good Results Can Go Hand in Hand in Bariatric Surgery: 1733 Consecutive Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Cases at a Teaching Center Without Gastro-jejunostomy Leak

Ashutosh Kaul, MD FRCS FACS, Anthony Maffei, MD FACS, Thomas Sullivan, BS, Edward Yatco, MD FACS, Thomas Cerabona, MD FACS, Niu Zhang, MD. New York Medical College   Aim of this presentation is to communicate our series of 1733 consecutive laparoscopic gastric bypasses done at a teaching center without any leak from the gastro-jejunostomy and… Continue Reading »

Short-term Outcome in Intersphincteric Resection Using the Da Vinci S Surgical System for Lower Rectal Cancer

Tsunekazu Hanai, MD, Koutarou Maeda, MD, Kouji Masumori, MD, Hidetoshi Katsuno, MD, Ichiro Uyama, MD. Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Fujita Health University   Introduction)Robotic colorectal surgery underwent twenty-one patients since it was first used in Sep 2009 at the Fujita-Health University Hospital. We have performed 4 cases of intersphincteric resection with TME by… Continue Reading »

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