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SAGES 2016 Abstracts Archive

739 cases in 9 yrs of experience using SEAMGUARD (staple line reinforcement) in laparoscopic CRS at TX Endosurgery Institute

Morris E Franklin Jr., MD, FACS, Miguel A Hernandez, MD, Jeffrey L Glass, MD, FACS, Bryson Nicholson, MD, Ekong Uffort, MD. Texas Endosurgery Institute Background: Anastomotic leak, bleeding, and stricture are recognized complications with increase morbidity and mortality. The frequency of anastomoses leakage rages from 1% to 24%. The leakage rate is generally higher for… 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 »

A novel methodology for in vivo endoscopic phenotyping of colorectal cancer based on real time analysis of the mucosal lipidome: A prospective observational study of the iknife

Jl Alexander1, J Balog1, A Scott1, L Gildea1, A Speller1, L Muirhead1, O Golf1, K Veselkov1, J Kinross1, S Rasheed2, J Teare1, P Tekkis2, A Darzi1, Z Takats1. 1Imperial College London, 2Royal Marsden Hospital Introduction Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry (REIMS) provides the operating surgeon with tumour phenotypic data in near real time based on analysis… Continue Reading »

A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Testicular Function, Sexual Function and Quality of Life Following Laparoscopic Totally Extra Peritoneal (TEP) and Trans Abdominal Pre-Peritoneal (TAPP) Inguinal Hernia Repair

Mahesh C Misra, Prateek Manik, Virinder K Bansal, Krishna Asuri, Rajesh Sagar, Anand Kumar, Subodh Kumar, Atin Kumar, Rajeshwari Subramaniam. All India Institute of Medical Sciences Background: Testicular atrophy following groin hernia repair is a major concern for any male patient. There is very scant literature regarding the impact of inguinal hernia and its mesh… Continue Reading »

A rare case of primary leiomyosarcoma of the sigmoid colon & urothelial carcinoma of the bladder in a Crohn’s patient

Jessica S Crystal, MD1, Steven Tizio, MD2, Min Zheng, MD2, Glenn Parker2. 1Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2Jersey Shore University Medical Center Primary leiomyosarcomas of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are highly aggressive and rare neoplasms.   While a known association exists between leiomyosarcomas and immunosuppression, only a small cohort of cases have been noted to have… Continue Reading »

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 »

A structured, extended training program to facilitate adoption of new techniques for practicing surgeons

Jacob A Greenberg, MD, EdM, Sally Jolles, MA, Sarah Sullivan, PhD, Sudha P Quamme, MD, MS, Caprice C Greenberg, MD, MPH, Carla Pugh, MD, PhD. University of Wisconsin Introduction:  The project goal was to critically evaluate the implementation and development process for a newly designed Continuing Medical Education (CME) level course for laparoscopic Total Extraperitoneal… Continue Reading »

Abdominal cocoon: A rare cause of intestinal obstruction

Asem Ghasoup, MD, FACS, Ishaq Mudawi, MD, Ayman Al Tahan, MD, Mohammed Widinly, MD, MRCS. Security Forces Hospital Makkah INTRODUCTION: Abdominal cocoon syndrome or peritonitis chronica fibrosaincapsulata’ is a rare condition that refers to total or partial encapsulation of the small bowel by a fibro-collagenous membrane with local inflammatory infiltrate leading to acute or chronic… Continue Reading »

Assessment of QOL score SF-36 & disease specific symptoms following LNF

Ajay H Bhandarwar, MS, Samarth S Agarwal, MS, Praveen N Tungenwar, MS, Amol N Wagh, MS, Saurabh S Gandhi, MS, Chintan B Patel, MS. Grant Government Medical College & Sir J.J.Group of Hospitals INTRODUCTION: Aim of this study is to establish responsiveness of quality of life SF-36 score and disease specific scores in GERD following… Continue Reading »

Bidirectional Approach of Video Assisted Neck Surgery (BAVANS) Enables Advanced Endoscopic Lymph Node Dissection in Thyroid Cancer Surgery – Introduction of a Rigid Endoscope with Flexible Direction of View

Akiihro Nakajo, MD, PhD, Hideo Arima, Yoshie Takae, Munetsugu Hirata, Yoshiaki Shinden, Yuko Kijima, Shoji Natsugoe. Kagoshima University Hospital Objectives: We developed a new Bidirectional Approach of Video Assisted Neck Surgery (BAVANS) for endoscopic thyroid cancer surgery, and have already reported that cranio-caudal approach is extremely useful for endoscopic complete lymph node dissection (CLND) around… Continue Reading »

Characterization of VHR using SWE

Joseph S Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS1, Anuj Chaudhry, PhD2, Jeffrey L Van Eps, MD1, P. S Shajudeen2, Fernando Cabrera, MD3, Rafaella Righetti, PhD2, Brian J Dunkin, MD, FACS1. 1Houston Methodist Hospital, Department of Surgery, 2Texas A&M, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 3Houston Methodist Research Institute, Depart of Regenerative and Biomimetic Medicine Introduction: In the United… 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 »

Clinical study of the accuracy of observing CBD remnant stones by injection of saline through ENBD under US guidance

Yan-Bo Liu, Shuo-Dong Wu. Department of the Second General Surgery, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China Objective: To investigate the accuracy of observing commo bile duct (CBD) remnant stones by injection of saline through endoscopic nasobiliary drainage (ENBD) under the guidance of ultrasound. Methods: ENBD was routinely… Continue Reading »

Comparison of clinical outcome & prognosis in patients with GEJ adenocarcinoma by transthoracic and transabdominal hiatal approaches: A single Chinese teaching hospital retrospective cohort study

Shougen Cao, Yanbing Zhou, Jinzhe Zhou. Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University Objective: To compare the clinical outcome and prognosis in patients with gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (Siewert type?) by transthoracic and transabdominal hiatal approaches. Methods: 334 cases Siewert ?/? GEJ adenocarcinomas patients underwent different surgical procedures in Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University from July 2007 to… 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 »