SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Implementation of Direct Peroral Cholangioscopy for Common Bile Duct Stones

Jonathan Leunbach, MD, Jan M Krzak, MD, Einar Pahle, MD, PhD. Department of Surgery, Viborg Hospital, Viborg, Denmark. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the process and the initial results of implementing Direct Peroral Cholangioscopy (DPC) as a new treatment modality in patients with common bile duct stones refractory to retrieval by conventional Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). METHODS:… Continue Reading »

Transrectal Hybrid-NOTES Anterior Resection using an Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

Daniel C Steinemann, MD, Andreas Zerz, MD, Sebastian H Lamm, MD. Cantonal Hospital Basel Country, Department of Surgery, Bruderholz, Switzerland. Objective: Although, in standard laparoscopy anterior resection can usually be performed using two five millimetres incisions and two twelve millimetre trocar (for insertion of the Endostapler), there remains the need for a minilaparotomy for specimen… Continue Reading »

Evaluating the learning curve of no previous experienced laparoscopic surgeon in laparoscopy assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG)

Makoto Shirai, Yoshito Kiyasu, Shigehiko Yagi. Ehime Prefectural Medical Center Digestive surgery. ?Background and Purpose?Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (LADG) is a new standard surgical treatment for early gastric cancer in Japan. Our Hospital is a core hospital of a local city, bearing emergency care, doctor dispatch in the remote areas other than the cancer care. Surgeons… Continue Reading »

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