SAGES 2012


March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery Used to Perform Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (silstem): A New Technique in Three Cases

Shigeoki Hayashi, PhD MD, Minoru Matsuda, FACS MD, Motoo Yamagata, PhD MD, Ken Hagiwara, MD, Masahito Ikarashi, MD, Tadatoshi Takayama, PhD MD. Department of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan    INTRODUCTION: Transanal endoscopic surgery (TEM) was developed by Buess. However, TEM has slowly gained widespread acceptance among colorectal surgeons because of… Continue Reading »

Survival and Surgical Outcomes After Laparoscopy-Assisted Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: Case Control Study

Young-woo Kim, Bang Wool Eom, Sang Eok Lee, Keun Won Ryu, Jun Ho Lee, Hong Man Yoon, Soo-jeong Cho, Myeong-cherl Kook, Soo Jin Kim. Gastric Cancer Branch, Research Institute & Hospital, National Cancer Center   Background: Few Long-term survival data of laparoscopy assisted total gastrectomy (LATG) was reported. Purpose of this study was to investigate… Continue Reading »

Real-time Fluorescent Videoangiographic Evaluation Demonstrate Preservation of Vascular Supply During Total Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Component Separation

J Roberto Ramirez Gavidia, MD, Kalman Bencsath, MD, Matthew Kroh, MD, Bipan Chand, MD, Sricharan Chalikonda, MD. Cleveland Clinc Foundation   INTRO DUCTION:The endoscopic component separation (ECST) technique for hernia repair has been shown to decrease wound morbidity when compared to open component separation. This may in part be due to the preservation of blood… Continue Reading »

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