SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Band Removal and Conversion to Sleeve Or Bypass: Are They Equally Safe?

B. Fernando Santos, MD, Jessica B Wallaert, MD, Thadeus L Trus, MD. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Lebanon, NH.. INTRODUCTION: Patients who require laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) removal are often converted to sleeve gastrectomy (SG) or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). The impact of band removal on the morbidity and mortality of these salvage… Continue Reading »

Cost Analysis Comparing Intraoperative Fluorescent Cholangiography with Fluoroscopic Cholangiogram

Fernando Dip, MD, Domenech Asbun, MS, Armando Rosales-Velderrain, MD, Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, Conrad H Simpfendorfer, MD, Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS. Cleveland Clinic Florida. Introduction: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) remains the gold standard approach for symptomatic cholelithiasis. Despite its standardization, the rate of bile duct injury (BDI) has risen from 0.2… Continue Reading »

A Prospective Trial Evaluating the Clinical Performance of a Novel Surgical Energy Device in Colorectal Surgery

J W Milsom, MD, K Trencheva, MS, T Sonoda, MD, G Nandakumar, MD, P Shukla, MD, S K Sharma, MD, S W Lee, MD. Weill Cornell Medical College. Introduction: This study reports the first USA prospective human trial evaluating the clinical performance of the THUNDERBEAT energy device. The quest for improvements and optimization of energy… Continue Reading »

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