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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters
The use of the Spy Elite Intraoperative Perfusion Assessment System (intraoperative laser fluorescence angiography) to determine bowel perfusion in the morbidly obese patient.
Steven C Tizio, MD, Marisela Messenger, RN, BSN, MBA, Seema Izfar, MD, Mario Alcantara, MD, James C Connaughton, MD, Jaime Mayoral, MD. Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio. Objective of the technology or device: Increased mesenteric fat is a risk factor for anastomotic dehiscence, which may be due to decreased perfusion. Morbid obesity has been… Continue Reading »
R Gokul.k.shanker, MS, Praveen Patil, MS, Hariprasad D, MS, Vg Mohanprasad, MS, Balu Kuppusamy, MS. Vgm Hospital Institute Of Gastroenterology. BACKGROUND: Concurrent gastrointestinal stromal tumour(GIST) in large & small bowel is unreported in the literature.Over the last years the management of GISTs has evolved rapidly. A lot of changes have been reported in histological diagnostic… Continue Reading »
Endoscopic suture fixation of gastroesophageal stents with and without submucosal injection in a porcine model
Victor T Wilcox, MD, Brian J Dunkin, MD, FACS, Nabil Tariq, MD, FACS, Albert Y Huang, MD, Patrick R Reardon, MD, FACS. Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE). BACKGROUND: Self expanding metal stents (SEMS) are useful for treating leaks after bariatric or upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. Stent migration is common, however, occurring in… Continue Reading »