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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters
Groin Defects Seen At Laparoscopic Extra-peritoneal Dissection During Surgical Treatment of Athletic Pubalgia
Krzysztof J Wikiel, MD, George M Eid. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Background: Over the past thirty years a new disease process, now known as athletic pubalgia or sports hernia has been acknowledged, nevertheless the etiology is still not fully understood. The patients suffering from this ailment, often young and active, present to the physician’s… Continue Reading »
Single-Site robotic cholecystectomy with Indocyanine Green Fluorescent Cholangiography: 72 cases with no complications.
Despoina Daskalaki, MD, Mario Masrur, MD, Kristin Patton, MD, Francesco Maria Biano, MD, Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD, FACS. Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. Aim: Single site technology and fluorescent imaging represent the latest innovations in minimally invasive surgery. Robotic technology can overcome… Continue Reading »
R M Antiel, MD, MA, S C Dupont, MD, M J Samaha, K V Ballman, PhD, J Bingener, MD. Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. Introduction: Approximately 90,000 ventral hernia repairs are performed in the US each year. Patients expect fast recovery after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) and undisturbed postoperative quality of life. Some patients however… Continue Reading »