SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Effect of Obesity On Adipogenic Differentiation of Adipose Tissue-derived Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Jiegen Chen, PhD, Anna Spagnoli, MD, Alfonso Torquati, MD MSCI. Duke University and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill   Introduction: Adipose tissue dysfunction is an important feature of obesity characterized by marked changes in secretion of adipokines. These result in chronic vascular inflammation, oxidative stress, and activation of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), eventually leading… Continue Reading »

Surgical Way of Adhesions Formation Prevention

Vladimir M Demidov, PhD D Sci Medicine, Sergei M Demidov, PhD Medicine. Odessa National Medical University, Ukraine   Afteroperation period characterizes by the possible numerous complication developments especially in the case of the intraabdominal surgical interventions. One could observe the immediate response inflammative reaction in case of peritoneum trauma (even mild). Clear that it’s impossible… Continue Reading »

Usefulness of Laparoscopic Color Doppler Sonography in Identifying Vascular Structures During Laparoscopic Operation of Colorectal Cancer

Introduction: In proctectomy for rectal cancer, to identify the vascularities of the intestine, structures of inferior mesenteric artery (IMA), left colic artery (LCA) and sigmoid artery (SA), it is important to perform safe and curative operations. However, it is difficult to know laparosocopically, where the point of LCA branching off from IMA is and whether… Continue Reading »

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