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SAGES 2016 Abstracts Archive

A series of dry lab training models simulating robotic assisted PJ

Zhifei Wang1, Dongsheng Huang1, Junwei Liu1, Defei Hong, MD, FACS1, Minen Xu2, Xuecong Lai2. 1Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital, 2Hangzhou Dianzi University To introduce a series of dry lab models simulating the pancreatojejunostomy (PJ) for da vinci robotic surgery. 3 types of dry lab models were designed and applied for the training for surgeon for the pancreatic reconstruction… Continue Reading »

Preliminary experience on surgical treatment of T2DM: SADI-S procedure

Erhun Eyuboglu, MD, Professor, Turgut Ipek, MD, Professor. Istanbul Kemerburgaz Univ. Medical Faculty In two years period (2013 - 2015) 22 patients with type II diabetes were operated on. 13 of them were male and 9 of them were female.Mean age was 40,9 (between 30 - 65 years of age) BMI was lower than 30… Continue Reading »

Improving LSG technique using fluorescent imaging system

Nova Szoka, MD, Shaina Eckhouse, MD, Daniel Guerron, MD, Keri Seymour, MD, Chan Park, MD, Ranjan Sudan, Dana Portenier, MD, Jin Yoo, MD. Duke University OBJECTIVE OF TECHNOLOGY: Fluorescent Imaging Technology (FIT) is an emerging modality that allows for intraoperative fluorescent imaging. FIT uses intravenous indocyanine green (ICG) dye and a near-infrared light source to… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic telestration for intraop resident training

Helena M Mentis, PhD, Christopher Wong, MS, Yuanyuan Feng, MS, Jordan Ramsey, Meredith Evans. University of Maryland Baltimore County OBJECTIVE OF THE TECHNOLOGY Senior surgeons guide residents in laparoscopic procedures by pointing at anatomy on the display or inside the body with available tools1. The frequency of this form of target identification and target fixation… Continue Reading »

Open or endoscopic circular intra abdominal VH: A new technique in VHR

Sarkis Yeretsian, MD. Clinique Medic-Aide 1) Objective of the technology or device: Description of a new technique in ventral hernia repair from the peritoneal cavity (Circular Herniorrhaphy) without large raising/dissecting myocutaneous flaps without bilateral external oblique fasciotomy. 2) Description of the technology and method of the use or application: The old scar is not excised.… Continue Reading »

Prospective, randomized comparison of the use of the FloShield Air System vs Clearify Visualization System (D-HELP) during LS to evaluate the operative interruption for lens cleaning

Tayyab S Diwan, MD1, J-c Verdeja, MD2, Kenneth W Volker, MD3. 1University of Cincinnati, 2South Miami Hospital, 3Centennial Hills Medical Center OBJECTIVE OF THE DEVICE: When the laparoscope is removed for cleaning/defogging, it must be cleaned and either a defogging solution applied and/or be warmed before reinsertion. Otherwise fogging will reoccur instantly. Additionally, upon reinsertion… Continue Reading »

Robotic single-site splenectomy

Jae Hoon Lee, MD, PhD. Asan Medical Center Background : Laparoscopic splenectomy is the first surgical choice for benign splenic disease. Some studies have reported single-site laparoscopic splenectomy, but this technique poses many technical difficulties such as instrument clashing, lack of triangulation, odd angles, and lack of space. Recently, robotic single-site operation has been introduced… Continue Reading »

A new method for treating POP associated with LS

Asok Doraiswamy, MD1, Jon Meisner, MD2, Neil Verity, PhD2. 1Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, CA, 2DURECT Corporation, Cupertino, CA Objective Despite improvements in analgesic techniques, insufficient postoperative pain control remains a significant problem, with a recent study reporting the presence of moderate to extreme pain after 79% of inpatient and 72% of outpatient surgeries.1 Opioid analgesics,… Continue Reading »

Multi-center analysis of operative safety of surgery in patients with ALS: The diaphragm pacing experience

Raymond Onders, MD1, Arthur Carlin2, Brian Dunkin3, Gregg Jossart4, Michael Marohn5, Fabrice Menegaux6, John Morton7, C Daniel Smith8. 1University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 2Henry Ford health System, 3Methodist Hospital, 4California Pacific Medical Center, 5John Hopkins, 6Pitie Hospital, 7Stanford School of Medicine, 8Mayo Clinic INTRODUCTION: With the growing prevalence of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(ALS) there… Continue Reading »

Comparison of clinical outcomes and QOL between LCP & OCP with PJ

Renchao Zhang1, Xiaowu Xu1, Yiping Mou1, YuCheng Zhou1, Jiayu Zhou2. 1Department of General Surgery, Zhejiang provincial people's Hospital,, 2School of Medicine, Zhejiang University Background:The studies comparing laparoscopic and open central pancreatectomy  with pancreaticojejunostomy are limited. This study aimed to compare clinical outcomes  and quality of life of patients undergoing laparoscopic and open central pancreatectomy with… Continue Reading »

Longer NPO intervals are causal in eHLOS following laparoscopic bariatric surgery

Vaughn E Nossaman, MD, MS, MS1, William S Richardson III, MD2, James B Wooldridge Jr., MD2, Bobby D Nossaman, MD2. 1Nassau University Medical Center, 2Ochsner Medical Center Introduction: Recent studies in bariatric surgery have demonstrated a statistically significant dose-response association of increasing intravenous hydration (ml/kg/hr) progressively decreasing the incidence of extended hospital length of stay (eHLOS) (Fig.… Continue Reading »

CCX following endoscopic papillotomy for choledocholithiasis in the elderly: Is it necessary?

Alex Zendel, MD1, Eyal Mor, MD1, Inbal Sharon, MD1, Merav Sareli, MD1, David Goitein, MD1, Moshe Rubin, MD1, Roni Eshkenazi, MD2, Arie Arish, MD2, Aviram Nissan1, Dov Zippel, MD1. 1General Surgery C, Sheba Medical Center, Israel, 2Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Israel Introduction: Long term outcome of endoscopic papillotomy was found to be… Continue Reading »

The physiological assessment to burden on the surgeon in LS using the 128 channels EEG

Hisae Aoki, MD1, Toshiyuki Mori, MD, PhD2, Hiromasa Yamashita, PhD3, Toshio Chiba, MD, PhD3, Akio Mori, PhD4. 1Department of Surgery, Sanraku Hospital, 2Department of Surgery, Kyorin University, 3University Research Center (URC), Nihon University, 4College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University Introduction: The laparoscopic surgery has been evolved by development of the various laparoscopic surgical systems,… Continue Reading »

Markedly elevated levels of VEGF, ANG-2 & MMP-2 in wound fluid after CR resection are likely responsible for elevated plasma levels of these proteins during the 1st postop month: Preliminary results

Hmc Shantha Kumara, PhD1, Hiromichi Miyagaki, MdPhD2, Charles Petrick, BS1, Xiaohong Yan, PhD1, Linda Njoh, PhD1, Vesna Cekic, RN1, Nipa D Gandhi, MD1, Richard L Whelan, MD1. 1Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Roosvelt Hospital, New York, USA, 2Department of Gastroenterological surgery,Osaka University,Osaka,Japan Introduction: Persistently elevated plasma levels of proangiogenic proteins including VEGF, Angiopoietin 2 (ANG-2)… Continue Reading »

Gut bacterial translocation is correlated with stimulated TLR-4 signaling pathways in a rat model of ACS

Adam Strier, MD3, Ibrahim Matter, MD3, Izhak Srugo, MD3, Nir Bitterman, MD3, Gideon Sroka, MD3, Tatiana Dorfman, MD1, Yulia Pollak, MD2, Igor Sukhotnik, MD3. 3Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, ISRAEL, 1Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, ISRAEL, 2Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Objective: Pneumoperitoneum is the basic step in every laparoscopic procedure, and has been established… Continue Reading »