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SAGES 2016 Abstracts Archive

A Comparison of Attending versus Resident Opinions Regarding Morbidity and Mortality Conference at a General Surgery Residency Program

Courtney Cripps, MD, Parswa Ansari, MD, Gary Giangola, MD, Robert Andrews, MD. Northshore LIJ Lenox Hill HospitalObjective: To compare attending surgeon and resident perceptions of the weekly morbidity and mortality conference at an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited general surgery residency program. Background: A hallmark of surgical education, morbidity and mortality conference… Continue Reading »

A Comprehensive Analysis of Entero-Cutaneous Fistulas

Suresh Khanna Natarajan, MD, Darwin P, MD. Stanley Medical College & HospitalIntroductions: In spite of immense recent advancement in post-operative care, enterocutaneous fistulas (ECF) remain one of the fascinating challenges because of their anatomical abnormalities, metabolic derangement and associated extensive sepsis. They also remain to the surgeon the fallibility of surgical technique and of the… Continue Reading »

A Cost-Comparison of Mesh Usage in Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

Amareshewar Chiruvella, MD, Daniel Lomelin, MPH, Dmitry Oleynikov, MD. University of Nebraska Medical CenterINTRODUCTION : Use of absorbable mesh in paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair has been shown in several studies to decrease recurrence rates in the short term.  Several biomaterials have been used, including Strattice™ and Alloderm®, which have shown to reduce hernia recurrence rates… Continue Reading »

A Data-Based Self-training Guideline for Laparoscopic Surgical Skills According to the Operative Experiences

Morimasa Tomikawa, MD, PhD, FACS1, Munenori Uemura, PhD1, Tomohiko Akahoshi, MD, PhD1, Kazuo Tanoue, MD, PhD, FACS2, Makoto Hashizume, MD, PhD, FACS1. 1Kyushu Univeristy, 2Ueno HospitalAim: To propose a data-based self-training guideline for laparoscopic surgical skills according to the operative experiences. Methods: The trainees of the 2-day standardized laparoscopic surgical training program were divided into three… Continue Reading »

A decade of laparoscopic surgery training in Tanzania

Duncan Light2, Ayesiga Herman1, Salum Kondo1, Liam Horgan2. 2Northumbria NHS Trust, 1Kilimanjaro Christian Medical CentreBackground:  We present the results from 10 years of practice since the introduction of laparoscopic surgery in Tanzania. This study establishes the feasibility and safety of establishing laparoscopic surgery in a rural African nation. Methods:  A professional relationship was commenced in… Continue Reading »

A Hybrid Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Cystogastrostomy for Pancreatic Pseudocysts

Michael P Meara, MD, MBA1, Edward L Jones, MD2, David R Renton, MD1. 1The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2Univ. of Colorado and The Denver VA Medical CenterBackground:  Cystogastrostomy has been the procedure of choice for large, symptomatic pancreatic pseudocysts.   Multiple methods have been developed for creating cystogastrostomies.  These include traditional open techniques, laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

A Hybrid Technique for Ventral Hernia Repair: Open Fascial Closure with Laparoscopic Assisted Mesh Placement

Vadim Meytes, DO, Aaron Lee, DO, Ryan Pinnell, DO, Yulia Rivelis, Michael Timoney, MD. NYU Lutheran Medical CenterIntroduction: A ventral or incisional hernia is one of the most common issues that general surgeons face annually in the U.S. At our institution, one surgeon has been performing a unique repair of intermediate-sized hernias by combining open… Continue Reading »

A method for 3D viewing reconstruction based on 2D Laparoscopic and virtual view generation of stereoscopic technology

Min-Liang Wang, PHD, Ming-Hsien Hu, MD, Sheng-Lei Yan, MD, Yenyu Wang, Pei Yuan Lee, MD. changhua show chwan memorial hospitalThis paper presents a technique that generates rough depth maps from laparoscopy camera using feature tracking techniques for depth sampling. The method is applicable to single laparoscopy video images through local motion cues to improve the… Continue Reading »

A Multicentre Retrospective Cohort Study of Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in Shandong Province

Yanbing Zhou, Liang Ning, Shougen Cao. Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao UniversityObjective: To investigate the clinicopathologic features and prognosis of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) after surgery in Shandong Province. Methods: The clinicopathological data of gastrointestinal stromal tumor with immunohistochemical CD117 positive or DOG-1 positive were collected from January 2001 to June 2013 in four… Continue Reading »

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Reduce Postoperative Readmission After Bariatric Surgery in A Single Institution

Joon K Shim, MD, MPH, FACS1, G D Roye, MD, FACS1, Beth Ryder, MD, FACS1, Todd Stafford, MD1, Kellie C Armstrong, RN, BSN, MS, CBN2, Debi A Diana, MA2, Sivamainthan Vithiananthan, MD, FACS1. 1Brown University, 2Miriam HospitalIntroduction: Bariatric surgery patients are at a risk of requiring readmission after their index operation. In this study, we… Continue Reading »

A new composite program to eliminate anastomotic leakage in laparoscopic colorectal surgery

Hitoshi Idani, MD, FACS, Hiroyuki Araki, MD, Soichiro Miyake, MD, Hisanobu Miyoshi, MD, Kazutaka Takahashi, MD, Toshihiko Fujita, MD, Naoki Mimura, MD, Toshihiro Ogawa, MD, Yasuhiro Komatsu, MD, Hiroaki Inoue, MD, Kenji Yamaguchi, MD, Hijiri Matsumoto, MD, Yasuo Nagai, MD, Masao Harano, MD, Yasutomo Ojima, MD, Noriaki Tokumoto, MD, Hiroyoshi Matsukawa, MD, Takashi Kanazawa, MD,… Continue Reading »

A New Effective Inestinal Anastomosis Method

Xiaocheng Zhu, Chao Li, Libin Yao, Hui Wang, Linsen Shi, Song Meng. Department of General Surgery, the Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College Jiangsu ChinaObjective: To establish an easy, safe and cost-saving intestinal anastomotic method. Methods: Between January, 2014 and August, 2015, a total of 330 patients with gastric cancer underwent surgery in the Department of… Continue Reading »

A New Intraoperative Laparoscopic Examination for Detecting Inapparent Contralateral Hernia During Open Inguinal Hernia Repair

Hideto Oishi, MD, PhD, Toshihiko Mori, MD, Mimi Okano, MD, Takeshi Ishita, MD, Masayuki Ishii, MD, Takayuki Iino, MD, Hidekazu Kuramochi, MD, PhD, Shunsuke Onizawa, MD, PhD, Eiichi Hirai, MD, PhD, Mie Hamano, MD, PhD, Satoshi Katagiri, MD, PhD, Tsutomu Nakamura, MD, PhD, Tatsuo Araida, MD, PhD. Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yachiyo… 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 New Perspective on the Value of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery- Payer, Provider, and Patient Benefits

Deborah S Keller, MS, MD1, Kate Fitch, RN, MEd2, Andrew Bochner, BA2, Eric M Haas, MD, FACS, FASCRS3. 1Colorectal Surgical Associates, 2Milliman, 3Colorectal Surgical Associates; Houston Methodist Hospital; University of Texas Medical Center at HoustonBackground: While the clinical benefits of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) have been proven over open surgery, the overall financial benefits are… Continue Reading »