SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Revision of Roux Y Gastric Bypass for Distal Esophageal Stenosis

Daniel Moon, MD, Saber Ghiassi, MD MPH, Keith Boone, MD FACS, Kelvin Higa, MD FACS. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno   Thirty-two year-old woman underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity followed by laparoscopic repair of leak at gastric pouch staple line and insertion of self-expanding stent. She eventually developed recurrent distal esophageal stenoses… Continue Reading »

Parastomal Hernia After Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection Can Be Prevented By Creating End Sigmoid Colostomy Through the Extraperitoneal Route

Madoka Hamada, MD, Genya Muraoka, MD, Naoya Kawakita, MD, Kazuhide Ozaki, MD, Yasuo Fukui, MD, Yutaka Nishioka, MD, Toshitatsu Taniki, MD, Tadashi Horimi, MD. Kochi Health Sciences Center    PurposeThe prevalence of a paracolostomy hernia has been reported to be from 10% to 50%, with serious impairment of the quality of life and sometimes life-threatening… Continue Reading »

Multi-institutional Experience of Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection (milnd) for Melanoma

Objective: The most frequent site of spread of melanoma is to the regional lymph nodes. Operative intervention remains the mainstay of treatment and necessary for cure. Unfortunately, lymph node dissection is associated with significant morbidity. Three prospective trials report complications in over 50% of patients undergoing inguinal lymph node dissection; these include wound infections, wound… Continue Reading »

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