SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Development of a Virtual Reality Electrosurgery Skills Trainer(VEST(c)) to Supplement FUSE

Brian F Allen, PhD, Jaisa Olasky, MD, Hussna Wakily, Daniel B Jones, MD, MS, Suvranu De, ScD, Steven Schwaitzberg, MD. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Harvard Medical School. Objective of the technology The Virtual Electrosurgical Skills Trainer (VEST) applies the malleable tools of virtual reality and physical simulation to create a guided, safe, interactive platform to teach… Continue Reading »

Early results of using Integrated Bipolar and Ultrasonic Energy Devices in Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Erica Sutton, MD, Kelsey Lewis, BS, Michael Hughes, Jr., MD, Patrick Bone, BS. Hiram C. Polk, Jr. Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY; Olympus America, Incorporated, Center Valley, PA. Objective of the Technology The Thunderbeat™ platform is designed to integrate the benefits of ultrasonic energy and bipolar technology into a single multi-functional… Continue Reading »

Randomized Trial of Ofirmev Versus Placebo After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Matthew A Strode, DO, William Sherman, MD, Chris Bland, PharmD, Preston Sparks, DO, Byron Faler, MD, Yong Choi, MD. Eisenhower Army Medical Center. INTRODUCTION: Ofirmev is an intravenous form of Acetaminophen approved by the FDA in 2010. The indicated uses include the treatment of pain with and without the use of opioids. Several studies have… Continue Reading »

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