SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Intraperitoneal and intravenous lidocaine for pain relief after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study

Yoo Shin Choi, MD, Hyun Gang, md. Chung-Ang University Hospital. Objective: The aim of this randomized, double-blind study trial was to evaluate the effect of intraperitoneal (IP) lidocaine instillation and intravenous (IV) lidocaine infusion on postoperative pain control after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Methods: Seventy-two patients who underwent LC were randomly assigned to 3 groups: Group… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Surgery Training Program for Residents: Experience in Latinamerica.

Vicente Gonzalez-Ruiz, MD, Miguel D Santana, MD, David Valadez-Caballero, MD. Mexico City General Hospital / High Speciality Regional Hospital Zumpango. Introduction: The economic and ethical considerations about perform procedures on patients during the training program of residents have been widely discussed but it is unquestionable that laparoscopic surgery requires a highly qualified staff and the… Continue Reading »

The Business Engineering Surgical Technologies (BEST) Teaching Method: Incubating Talents for Surgical Innovation

Vivian De Ruijter, Peter Halvax, MD, Bernard Dallemagne, MD, Lee Swanstrom, MD, Jacques Marescaux, MD, Silvana Perretta, MD. IRCAD-IHU, University of Strasbourg, France. INTRODUCTION: Technological innovation in surgical science and healthcare is vital and calls for close collaboration between engineering and surgery. Platforms that facilitate effective and directed communication between professionals from both worlds would… Continue Reading »

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