SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Colorectal Cancer Following Negative Colonoscopy, Is 5-year Screening the Correct Interval to Recommend?

Steven K Nakao, MD, Iswanto Sucandy, MD, Steven Fassler, MD, Mark Zebley, MD, Soo Kim, MD. Abington Memorial Hospital   BACKGROUND: Despite the sensitivity of screening colonoscopy, polyps and cancers can still go undetected. With the polyp-to-cancer transformation cycle averaging 7-10 years, present guidelines recommend repeat colonoscopy within 10 years after negative screening. However, not all… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Appendectomies: Does Technique Matter?

T J Hufford, BA, Ronald Markart, PhD, Jonathan M Saxe, MD. Wright State University   Cost for health care has become an increasing concern for health care providers and hospitals. Even seemingly routine procedures can impact the cost of care in a appreciable manner. In our large community hospital we noticed two consistent ways of… Continue Reading »

Open Versus Laparoscopic Liver Resection for T1 and T2 Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Midterm Result

Choon Hyuck D Kwon, MD PhD, Sanghyun Song, MD, Jae-won Joh, MD PhD. Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine   Introduction: Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) has gained much popularity in the recent years, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has increasingly become an indication for LLR. However due to the technical difficulties faced with underlying… Continue Reading »

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