SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Endoluminal Stomach-sparing Resection of Gastric Gists

Stephanie Downs-canner, MD, Kenneth Fasanella, MD, Kevin Mcgrath, MD, Kenneth K Lee, MD. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine   Gastrointestinal stromal tumors, or GISTs, are common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. Malignant behavior among these tumors may occur, and therefore complete surgical resection is the primary treatment for GISTs. Wide margins are not… Continue Reading »

Workload Assessment of Surgeons: Correlation Between Nasa Tlx and Blinks

Bin Zheng, MD PhD, Xianta Jiang, Msc, Geoffery Tien, Msc, Adam Meneghetti, MD, Neely Panton, MD, Stella Atkins, PhD. University of British Columbia   Objective: Blinks are known as an indicator of visual attention and stresses. When an operator is overloaded, he will tend to blink less, and quickly. In this study, surgeons’ mental workloads… 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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