SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Short-term results of laparoscopic pelvic sidewall dissection for low rectal cancer

Masaaki Ito, Akihiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Nishizawa, Norio Saito. National Cancer Center Hospital East. Backgrounds: Lymph node metastasis in pelvic sidewall space was found in 15 to 20 % of T3 low rectal cancer and pelvic sidewall dissection was performed as a standard procedure in advanced low rectal cancer in Japan. The dissection was usually done… Continue Reading »

The Use of an Endoscopic Fluorescence Imaging System to Assist in Liver Resections

Chet W Hammill, MD, MCR, FACS, Cory Johnston, MD, Kevin Reavis, MD, FACS, Paul D Hansen, MD, FACS. The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR. Objective: Evaluate the use of indocyanine green and fluorescence imaging to identify the liver segmental anatomy and bile leaks during laparoscopic liver resections. Description of the technology and methods of use: Indocyanine… Continue Reading »

“Maypole” small bowel obstruction from Jackson Pratt drain

Darshak Shah, MD, MBBS, Howard Tiszenkel, MD, Ashish Padnani, MD, MBBS, Saurabh Sharma, MD, MBBS. New York Hospital Queens, New York. Closed system continuous suction drainage was introduced by Barron and Raffle in Great Britain in 1950s. Silicone rubber drains first became available in 1960s and its advantages were reported by Santos et.al. in 1962… Continue Reading »

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