SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Porcine Esophageal-gastric Explants: a Feasible Training Model for Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

Whalen Clark, MD, Vic Velanovich, MD. University of South Florida Department of Surgery   Introduction: Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has been applied and is emerging as a less invasive outpatient procedure for the definitive treatment of achalasia. Very few surgeons have gained competency with POEM, and there are almost no available training opportunities. Our objective… Continue Reading »

Two-lung Ventilation Technique for Thoracolaparoscopic Esophagectomy in Prone Position

Daisuke Saikawa, MD, Shunichi Okushiba, MD PhD, Saseem Puedel, MD, Takanobu Onoda, MD, Takeshi Sasaki, MD PhD, Yuma Ebihara, MD PhD, Yo Kawarada, MD PhD, Shuji Kitashiro, MD PhD, Hiroyuki Kato, MD PhD. tonan hospital   Thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy (TLE) in prone position has become common because of better visibility and operability. Inplementing the technique of… Continue Reading »

Functional Results of Lower Esophageal Sphincter Mechanism Following Different Techniques Used for Cruroraphy for Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair ; Early Results of Randomized Controlled Trial

Aim:The prospective randomized trial was designed to evaluate the impact of different cruroraphy techniques used for laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernias. Material and Methods:Between January 2010-december 2011 , patients were randomly assigned for 3 groups having hiatal hernia> 2 cm. 24 h pH monitoring was performed using pHday2 Menfis,Italy and esophageal manometry was performed using… Continue Reading »

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