SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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The Increasing Utilization of Component Separation Technique During Ventral Hernia Repair: Association of Patient, Payor, and Community Demographics

Tatyan M Clarke, MD, Ross F Goldberg, MD, Jillian M Lloyd, MD, Armando Rosales-velderrain, MD, Steven P Bowers, MD. Mayo Clinic - Florida   Introduction:Component separation for rectus abdominis myofascial advancement (CST) during ventral incisional hernia repair (VIHR) is a technique associated with higher complexity of operation and postoperative complications than traditional mesh repairs. Despite… Continue Reading »

Intra-operative Fluorescent Cholangiography Using Indocyanin Green for Robotic Single Site Cholecystectomy

Nicolas N Buchs, MD, Francois Pugin, MD, Franceso Volonte, MD, Pascal Bucher, MD, Eduardo Schiffer, MD, Philippe Morel, MD PhD. Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland   Introduction: Fluorescent imaging with Indocyanin green (ICG) might be a non-ionizing alternative… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair in a Patient With Situs Inversus

Pradeep Pallati, MBBS, Sumeet Mittal, MBBS FACS, Tommy Lee, MD FRCSC. Creighton University Medical Center   Situs inversus is a rare disorder that affects 1 in 10,000 people. Several cases of successful laparoscopic cholecystectomy and even nissen fundoplication are described in the literature, but none with paraesophageal hernia. Here, we present our technique of laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

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