Meeting: SAGES 2012

Efficacy of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in Achondroplastic Patient: a Case Report

Akeel M Merchant, BS, Eyad M Wohaibi, MD, Tejinder P Singh, MD. Albany Medical Center   Introduction: Patients with achondroplasia fall under the category of atypically morbid obese individuals in whom correction of obesity via lifestyle modification becomes of limited use given their body disposition and co-morbidities. Case report: This paper reports a 30 year […]

Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (esd) Using Space Making Balloons and Magnetically Coupled Instruments- the Next Frontier

Rohan A Joseph, MD, Calvin L Lyons, MD, Barbara L Bass, MD, Brian J Dunkin, MD. Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital and Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation and Education (MITIE)   Introduction: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) is one of the most challenging procedures to perform endoluminally. Currently used devices have ergonomic challenges that prolong […]

Implementation of a Standardized Bariatric Quality of Care Program in Ontario, Canada

R Nenshi, BA MD MSc FRCSC, S A Glazer, MD FRCPC FCCP, J Patel, RN MScN CNN, Q Huynh, MD FRCS, L Klein, MD MSc FRCS, J Hagen, MD FRCS. Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Ontario   Introduction: The first comprehensive bariatric program in Ontario was established in Feb 2007 at Humber River Regional Hospital. […]

Single Incision Cholecystectomy Utilizing Spider Surgical System: Case Series of 40 Patients

Shyam L Dahiya, MD. Tri-City Regional Medical Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA   Introduction: Single incision laparoscopic surgery has garnered wide interest in a number of specialties. A common limitation cited for many single incision methods is the lack of instrument triangulation and the need to cross instruments. The SPIDER® Surgical System (TransEnterix, Durham, NC) is […]

The Role of Tactile Feedback On Grip Force During Laparoscopic Training Tasks

Christopher R Wottawa, MS, Jeremiah R Cohen, Richard E Fan, PhD, Warren S Grundfest, MD FACS, Martin O Culjat, PhD, Erik P Dutson, MD SAGES. University of California, Los Angeles   Introduction: The objective of this study was to determine the effect of supplemental tactile feedback on grip force during peg transfer training tasks using […]

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair – When Is a Hernia Not a Hernia?

David Bunting, Mr, Lukasz Szczebiot, Dr, Alwyn Cota, Mr. The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK.   IntroductionA wide range of diagnoses can present as inguinal hernia and there are published reviews summarising these findings at open hernia repair. Laparoscopic techniques are being used increasingly in the repair of inguinal hernias. Aside from confirming the […]

Laparoscopic Repair of a Lower Esophageal Perforation Due to Transesophageal Band Placement

Mahmoud Abu Gazala, MD, Noam Shussman, MD, Abed Khalaileh, MD, Ram Elazary, MD, Gideon Zamir, MD, Avraham I Rivkind, MD, Yoav Mintz, MD. Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center   In this video we present a laparoscopic repair of a lower esophageal perforation following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band placement. On routine swallow study after the operation […]

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy With T-fasteners Obviates the Need for Emergent Exploration After Early Tube Dislodgement

Poochong Timratana, MD, Kevin M El-hayek, MD, Hideharu Shimizu, MD, Matthew Kroh, MD, Bipan Chand, MD FACS. Cleveland Clinic   INTRODUCTION: Despite technical refinements of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), complications remain static. These complications include bleeding, tube site infection, and tube dislodgement. Tube dislodgement occurs more frequently in high risk patients such as those with […]

Laparoscopic Repair of Coexisting Prevascular and Obturator Hernias

David Bunting, Mr, Ian Finlay, Mr. The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK.   IntroductionA prevascular hernia is a rare type of femoral hernia in which the neck lies anterior to the femoral vessels rather than medial to them in the femoral canal. They are thought to account for less than 1.5% per cent of […]

Novel End-to-end Supra-And Infra-hepatic Caval Anstomosis for Orthotopic Liver Transplantation With a 21 Mm Circular Stapler.

Muhammad S Ikram, MD, John Ham, MD, Shawn Tsuda, MD. University of Nevada Las Vegas, University Medical Center,Las Vegas, Nevada   Background: The potential advantages of using veno-veno bypass during recipient hepatectomy in orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) are to reduced the amount of hemorrhage, improve cardiac stability, preserved renal perfusion, and avoid bowel edema during […]

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