SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Incidence of Incisional Hernias Increase With Single Port Laparoscopic Technique

Cici Zhang, Bruce Robb, MD, Joshua Waters, MD, Don Selzer, MD, Eric Wiebke, MD, Virgilio George, MD. Indiana University School of Medicine   INTRODUCTION—Single port laparoscopic surgery (SPLS) has gained popularity albeit remaining a controversial topic. SPLS allows the surgeon to complete entire surgical procedure, like partial colectomy, through a peri-umbilical incision. Modifications of operative… Continue Reading »

Incidentally Diagnosed Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma After Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroid (mivat) Surgery: What to Do?

Istvan Gal, MD PhD, Zoltan Szabo, PhD, Gyorgy Weber, MD PhD, Miklos Czobel, MD. Telki Private Hospital, Budapest-Telki, Hungary,M.O.E.T Institute San Francisco, CA, USA, Department of Surgical Research and Technique Semmelweis University Medical School of Budapest,,Hungary   The diagnosis of incidental papillary thyroid microcarcinoma(PTMC) submitted to thyroidectomy for benign disease quits frequent ranging from 1.3-22%,… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Parastomal Hernia Repair and Re-ostomy,a Totally New Lap-re-do Technique

Yao Qiyuan. Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical Collage, Fudan University,   Background: Paracolostomal hernia is a common postoperative complication of colostomies. Laparoscopic paracolostomal hernia repairs have been reported for at least five techniques so far with variable and unsatisfactory follow-up results, especially for the high incident rate of postoperative recurrence. Herein we developed and applied a… Continue Reading »

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