SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Periodicaly Emptying of the Gastric Band System Reduces Late Complications

Brane Breznikar, MD, Dejan Dinevski, PhD Prof, Grega Kunst, MD, Barbara Rozej, MD. General Hospital Slovenj Gradec   Introduction. We analyzed our first five years of performing gastric bandings. We were monitoring comorbidities and results regarding participation the support group and emptying of the system. Based on our experiences, gastric banding is successful only with… Continue Reading »

Comparison of Billroth-I and Roux-en Y Reconstruction in Early Outcomes Following Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Shuhei Komatsu, MD, Daisuke Ichikawa, MD, Kazuma Okamoto, MD, Atsushi Shiozaki, MD, Hitoshi Fujiwara, MD, Yasutoshi Murayama, MD, Yoshiaki Kuriu, MD, Hisashi Ikoma, MD, Masayoshi Nakanishi, MD, Toshiya Ochiai, MD, Yukihito Kokuba, MD, Eigo Otsuji. Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine   BACKGROUND: Clinical course and complication rate following… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer

Waldemar Adelsdorfer, MD, Dulce Momblan, MD, Cedric Adelsdorfer, MD, Elizabeth Pando, MD, Salvadora Delgado, MD, Raul Almenara, MD, Ainitze Ibarzabal, MD, Antonio Lacy, MD. Hospital Clinic de Barcelona   Laparoscopic gastrectomy in early gastric cancerIntroductionThe incidence of early gastric cancer has increased in recent years, up to 50% in some countries, like Japan. Laparoscopic gastrectomy… Continue Reading »

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