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Salt Lake City High School Students To Try on Their Surgical Gloves at SAGES Mini Medical School

For any high school student curious to know if she’s got what it takes to make it as a surgeon, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) will hold its Mini Medical School Boot Camp and Interactive Experience on Saturday, April 5th, from 7:30am to 2:00 pm at the Salt Lake Palace Convention […]

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SAGES Launches / SMART Care Program

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Cancer Yields Optimal Outcomes Colon and rectal cancer together comprise the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer deaths. Each year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with and more than 50,000 people die from colorectal cancers. Fortunately, the death rate from this disease has decreased over the last 20 years due to […]


SAGES Research Grants and Career Development Award Winners

SAGES congratulates the winners of the 2014 Research Grants and Career Development Award! Research Grants: Per Ola Park Sodra Alvsborgs Hospital Perforated Duodenal Ulcer – Surgery or Endoscopic Stent Treatment, A Ranodmized Multicenter Study Philip A. Omotosho Duke University Medical Center Intestinal Remodeling and Reprogramming of Glucose Metabolism Following Laparosocopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Rebeccah Bradshaw […]


SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) Required by American Board of Surgery, FES Elevates the Standards and Training for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever hands-on skills test for performing minimally invasive surgery – became a requirement for board certification by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists. FLS set the stage for FES, the Fundamentals of […]


Top Surgeons to Convene for SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting Featuring Breakthroughs in Gastrointestinal, Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery – April 2-5 in Salt Lake City

Hosted by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the annual meeting titled “Putting the Patient First: Promoting Innovation and Safety in the OR and Beyond,” will continue a long-standing tradition of strong didactic sessions by experts, combined with exploration of innovative technology and medical breakthroughs in the fields of general, upper GI, […]


Weight-loss Surgery Offers Short and Long-Term Benefits for Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes, According to New Study Co-Authored by SAGES Members

Nine years after weight-loss surgery, obese patients with Type 2 Diabetes continue to improve or reverse their diabetes and reduce cardiovascular risk factors. Read the full press release on PRWeb.  


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