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SAGES 2013 Abstracts and Posters
Masoud Rezvani, MD, Iswanto Sucandy, MD, Gintaras Antanavicius, MD Abington Memorial Hospital Introduction: Bariatric surgery has been reported to be the most effective and durable treatment for morbid obesity and its associated medical comorbidities. Currently, several minimally invasive procedures are available which include vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG). During VSG, sequential firing of linear stapler creates… Continue Reading »
Declan M Soden, PhD, Patrick Forde, PhD, Mira Sadadcharam, MD, Michael Bourke, MD, Gerald C O'Sullivan, MB, MCh, MSc, FRCSI University College Cork The EndoVe system has been developed at the Cork Cancer Research Centre and allows for the endoscopic facilitated targeted treatment of colorectal tumors. It functions by applying a brief electric/electroporation pulse (around… Continue Reading »
Limited Heller Myotomy Without Anti Reflux Procedure Is Similar to Poem and Does Not Induce Significant Gerd.
Luis C Zurita MV, MD, Radu Pescarus, MD, Lukas Wasserman, MD, Izabela Apriasz, MD, Dennis Hong, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, Scott Gmora, MD, FRCSC, Margherita Cadeddu, MD, FRCSC, Mehran Anvari, MB, BS, PhD, FRCSC, FACS Department of Surgery, Centre of Minimal Access Surgery, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Introduction. Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with partial… Continue Reading »