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SAGES 2015 Abstracts Archive

1020 Gastric Sleeve: A Single Center Experience

Emanuela Silva Alvarenga, MD, Konstantinos Alfaras-Melainis, MD, Katia Rodriguez, MD, Esteban Ivanoff, MD,, Sean Johnson, MD,, Emanuelle Lo Menzo, MD, FACS, Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS. Clevelan Clinic FloridaIntroduction The technical simplicity associated to good short-term outcomes of the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has led it to be performed as a final… Continue Reading

27 vs 39 Fr bougie calibration in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. A prospective randomized controlled trial

Patricio Cal, MD, Tomas Jakob, Luciano Deluca, Ezequiel Fernandez. CRQOIntroduction: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become a widely used primary bariatric surgery. Being a restrictive procedure, calibrating bougie size is assumed to impact both morbidity and weight loss. However, no prospective studies have confirmed this hypothesis. The objective of this trial was to compare LSG… Continue Reading

3D Modeling of Patient-specific Abdomen for Port Placement Planning in Robot-assisted Surgery

Jinling Wang, PhD1, Katherine S Lin, MD2, Keith A Watson, MD2, Caroline G Cao1. 1Wright State University, 2Miami Valley HospitalINTRODUCTION: Robot-assisted hysterectomy is becoming more common due to its advantages over traditional laparoscopic surgery, such as an ergonomic working posture for the surgeon, a 3D view of the surgical site, and seven degrees-of-freedom in motion.… Continue Reading

3D printing technology for surgical planning models in laparoscopic abdominal surgery

Stefania Marconi, MSc1, Andrea Pietrabissa, PhD, MD2, Ferdinando Auricchio, PhD3. 1Dept. of Surgical Sciences, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Pavia, 2Dept. of Surgical Sciences, University of Pavia, 3Dept. of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of PaviaObjectives The aim of the work is the use of 3D printing technology to build patient-specific models… Continue Reading

A case of gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the lesser omentum, which was successfully resected by laparoscopic surgery

Hirotsugu Ohara. Fujieda heisei Memorial HospitalGIST ( gastrointestinal stromal tumor ) of the lesser omentum is rare. Furthermore, in many cases, the size were more 5cm in diameter on finding of tumor. So the report of laparoscopic surgery for lesser omentum GIST is extremely rare . We resected the GIST of the lesser omentum by… Continue Reading

A Challenging Case of Bouveret Syndrome

Ashwini Kumar, MD, Robert J Bowles, MD, Jose M Martinez, MD, Alberto R Iglesias, MD. University of MiamiAlthough Bouveret syndrome has been a known condition since 1896, there have been very few case reports published till date. Surgical management of Bouveret syndrome is technically very challenging and needs excellent set of skills specially by laparoscopic… Continue Reading

A Comparative Assessment of Novel Mini Laparoscopic Tools

Emily Dorian, Francis J DeAsis, BS, BA, Ryota Tanaka, MD, PhD, Brittany Lapin, MPH, Robert Amesbury, JoAnn M Carbray, BS, Michael B Ujiki, MD. NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston HospitalBackground Mini laparoscopy (ML) is an emerging minimally invasive technique that aims to improve upon standard laparoscopy in the areas of tissue trauma, pain and cosmesis. ML… Continue Reading

A Comparison Between Two Methods for Tumor Localization During Totally Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy in the Patients With Gastric Cancer

Chang Min Lee, Jun-Min Cho, You-Jin Jang, Sung-Soo Park, Seong-Heum Park, Seung-Joo Kim, Young-Jae Mok, Chong-Suk Kim, Jong-Han Kim. Korea University Medical CenterIntroduction : TLDG (totally laparoscopic distal gastrectomy) has several advantages over LADG (laparoscopy assisted distal gastrectomy). However, one of critical issues about TLDG is intraoperative tumor localization. The aim of this study is… Continue Reading

A Comparison of Initial and Redo Paraesophageal Hernia Repairs

John E Wennergren, MD, Salomon Levy, MD, Curtis Bower, MD, Michael T Miller, Daniel L Davenport, PhD, Margaret Plymale, MSN, RN, John Scott Roth, MD. University of KentuckyIntroduction: Redo paraesophageal hernia repair is uncommonly performed for recurrent hiatal hernia and/or reflux with little understanding as to outcomes related to perioperative and subjective patient variables. The… Continue Reading

A Comparison of Short-Term Morbidity in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy versus Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Pei-Wen Lim MD, Jonathan E Miller, Richard Perugini MD, John J Kelly MD, Donald Czerniach MD, Philip Cohen MD. UMass Memorial Medical CenterBackground Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has rapidly gained popularity and is presently the most commonly performed bariatric procedure in the United States. One explanation for this shift is the view of LSG as… Continue Reading

A Comparison On Early Outcomes of Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy

Thanasan Pratumrat, MD, Max S Jitraphongsathorn, MD, Virachai Mahatharadol, MD, Jerasak Wannaprasert, MD, Thawee Ratanachu-ek, MD, Poochong Timratana, MD. Rajavithi HospitalINTRODUCTION – Achalasia is a rare esophageal motility disorder. The gold standard of treatment is Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy (LHM). Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a novel endoscopic treatment. There had only been a few studies… Continue Reading

A Compliant Active Robotic Platform for Colonoscopy

Luigi Manfredi, PhD, Alfred Cuschieri. IMSaTAcknowledgment: Project supported by the EU FP7, ERC-AG-ID1 ERC, ref. 268519.INTRODUCTION Colorectal cancer is a major healthcare problem, with an estimated lifetime risk of 0.6% worldwide, and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Colonoscopy remains the gold standard for colorectal cancer screening because of its high sensitivity and… Continue Reading

A Developing Country Reuse of Disposable Surgical Equipments & Infectious Rates

Said D Elias, MD1, Henry Lin, MD2. 1Peltier General Hospital, 2Naval Hospital Camp LeJeune Intro: Surgery in developing countries can be hindered by the limited monetary funds, especially in the era with significant utilization of disposable surgical instruments. Objectives: To review the infectious complications of the practice of utilization of decontamination instead of full sterilization… Continue Reading

A dysphagia/odynophagia survey tool for magnetic augmentation of the lower esophageal sphincter for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Zachary Hanson, Heidi Ryan, MD, Audriene May, MS, Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS. University of Nevada School of MedicineBackground: The LINX Reflux Management System™ is a novel procedure for the management of medically refractory or complicated GERD. Dysphagia is the most common symptom associated with the implantation of this device. Odynophagia can be either an associated… Continue Reading

A fortuitous failure: Recurrent perforated appendicitis resulting in early stage diagnosis of mixed goblet-cell carcinoid-adenocarcinoma of the appendix

John L Fletcher, MD, Alfred F Trappey, MD, Michelle L Josey, MD, Kevin J Krauland, MD, Valerie G Sams, MD. San Antonio Military Medical CenterINTRODUCTION Appendiceal neoplasms are a rare, though well-recognized, cause of perforated appendicitis. Adenocarcinoma of the appendix represents 0.5% of all gastrointestinal malignancies and includes subtypes of mucinous (55%), colonic type (34%),… Continue Reading

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