SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Biodegradable Esophageal Stent Placement Does Not Prevent Stricture Formation Following Circumferential Mucosectomy in a Porcine Model.

Eric M Pauli, MD, Steve J Schomisch, PhD, Joseph P Furlan, BS, Amitabh Chak, MD, Jeffrey L Ponsky, MD, Jeffrey M Marks, MD. University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH   Introduction: Advanced esophageal dysplasia and early cancers have traditionally been treated with esophagectomy. Recently developed tissue ablation techniques are less invasive, but may undertreat… Continue Reading »

New Approach for Transperitoneal Left Adrenalectomy

V.v. Grubnik, Prof, O.s. Burlak, V.v. Ilyashenko. Odessa national medical university   Background. Endoscopic left adrenalectomy can be performed using either a retroperitoneal or transperitoneal approach.The aim of this study was to develop a new transperitoneal approach for left adrenalectomy, and evaluate the safeness of this surgical technique. Methods. Design of study – cohort prospective… Continue Reading »

Prognostic Factors for Stage IV Colorectal Cancer After Primary Tumor Resection – Is Laparoscopic Surgery a Prognostic Factor for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?-

Koya Hida, MD PhD, Suguru Hasegawa, MD PhD, Yousuke Kinjo, MD, Kenichi Yoshimura, PhD, Masafumi Inomata, MD PhD, Masaaki Ito, MD PhD, Yosuke Fukunaga, MD PhD, Akiyoshi Kanazawa, MD PhD, Hitoshi Idani, MD FACS PhD, Yoshiharu Sakai, MD FACS PhD, Masahiko Watanabe, MD FACS PhD. Nishi-kobe Medical Center, Kyoto University, Japan Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal… Continue Reading »

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