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SAGES 2016 Abstracts Archive

A new strategy for laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia developped after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

Toshihiro Ogawa, MD, Hitoshi Idani, MD, FACS, Soichiro Miyake, MD, Hisanobu Miyoshi, MD, Hiroyuki Araki, MD, Kazutaka Takahashi, MD, Toshihiko Fujita, MD, Naoki Mimura, MD, Yasuhiro Komatsu, MD, Kenji Yamaguchi, MD, Hiroaki Inoue, MD, Hiroshi Ota, MD, Yasuo Nagai, MD, Hijiri Matsumoto, MD, Michihiro Ishida, MD, Daisuke Sato, MD, Noriaki Tokumoto, MD, Yasuhiro Choda, MD,… Continue Reading »

A novel abdominal wall-lifting device for gasless laparoscopic gastrectomy: the initial experience of a serial cases

Jianxin Cui, Canrong Lu, Hongqing Xi, Yingwen Cai, Shibo Bian, Liangang Ma, Yunhe Gao, Bo Wei, Lin Chen. Department of General Surgery, Chinese People's Liberation Army of General HospitalBackground: Open surgery for gastric cancer (GC) can cause serve surgery-related injury, and CO2 pneumoperitoneum laparoscopic surgery may bring CO2-related complications, such as respiratory and circulatory system… Continue Reading »

A Novel Approach at Reducing Avoidable Post-Bariatric Surgery ER Visits and Readmissions

Van S Leavitt, DO, David Podkameni, MD, Flavia Soto, MD, Albert Chen, MD, Emil Graf, MD, Jill Gorsuch, DO, MPH, Sarah Whitehead. Banner Gateway Medical CenterINTRODUCTION: Emergency room (ER) visits and hospital readmissions after bariatric surgery are estimated by the American College of Surgeons to be 5.22%.  Many of these ER visits and readmissions are… Continue Reading »

A Novel Approach to Recurrent Incisional Hernia. Combined Open and Laparoscopic Technique (COLT)

Lawrence Toquero, MD, Sabina Patel, Miss, Joseph Ellul, Mr. Kings College Hospital NHS TrustObjective: The aim of this study was to determine the suitability of a novel technique of a combined open and laparoscopic technique (COLT Technique), in the repair of complex recurrent incisional hernias. Materials and Methods: 10 consecutive patients with recurrent or complex… Continue Reading »

A Novel Approach to the Laparoscopic Management of Gallstone Ileus

Deepika Koganti, Stephen Doane, Francesco Palazzo, Michael Pucci. Thomas Jefferson UniversityGallstone ileus is a rare cause of bowel obstruction but is associated with a high mortality.  Surgical management involves enterotomy with removal of the obstructing gallstone.  A cholecystectomy and takedown of cholecystoenteric fistula may or may not be performed at that time.  We present a… Continue Reading »

A Novel Endoscopic Treatment for Resolving Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Yoav Mintz, MD1, Santiago Horgan, MD2, Pablo Omelanczuk, MD3, Steven Haas4, Izhak Fabian, MSC4. 1Hadassah Medical Center, 2University of California San Diego, 3Hospital Italiano de Mendoza, 4EasyNOTES MedicalObjectives: The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass operation effectively induces weight loss and long-term control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Previous studies demonstrated that the duodenal jejunal exclusion by… Continue Reading »

A Novel Hiatal Hernia and Fundoplication Simulator Results in Significant Trainee Skills Improvement

Tomokazu Kishiki, Brittany Lapin, JoAnn Carbray, Michael B Ujiki. NorthShore University HealthSystem Grainger Center for Simulation and InnovationBackground: Simulation training in laparoscopic surgery has been shown to improve surgical performance; however, advanced laparoscopic surgery training has not been yet established. The purpose of this study was to develop a new system of laparoscopic surgery training… Continue Reading »

A Novel Inflatable and Retracting Laparoscopic Device that Provides Maximal Exposure of the Operative Field

Ambar Mehta1, Anirudh Dwarakanath, MS2, Rohith M Bhethanabotla3, Hien T Nguyen, MD2. 1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Department of Surgery, 3Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and SciencesObjective: To evaluate the safety and feasibility of LapSpace, an innovative, FDA-cleared, laparoscopic device with an inflatable element that can retract abdominal… Continue Reading »

A Novel Instrument for Laparoscopic Mesh Fixation

Catriona Swift, DO, Michael Kia. Michigan State UniversityCurrent methods of mesh fixation in laparoscopic hernia repair consist primarily of tacking devices and transfascial suture fixation.  Limitations of this technique include strength of the tacking devices as well as postoperative pain.  We present a novel 12mm laparoscopic device that uses a curved needle based design to… Continue Reading »

A Novel Method in Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without a Cameraman.

Ho-Seong Han, YoungRok Choi, Yoo-Seok Yoon, MD, PhD, Jae Young Cho, MD, PhD, Jae Yool Jang, Han Lim Choi, Jae Seong Jang, Seong Wook Kwon. Seoul National University, College of MedicinePurpose: This study aimed to evaluate the implementation of solo surgery using a laparoscopic scope holder in the single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC). Method: With… 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 Novel Prototype Hyperspectral Microscope Obtains Optical Biopsies and Ascertains Differences between Normal and Carcinomatous Colonic Mucosa

Isaac C Payne, DO1, Paul Rider, MD1, Carole Boudreaux, MD1, Thomas Rich, PhD2, Silas Leavesley, PhD3. 1University of South Alabama Medical Center, 2University of South Alabama - Center for Lung Biology, 3University of South Alabama - Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringObjective: Conventional white light endoscopy (WLE) is the standard of practice for screening colonoscopy. Over the past… Continue Reading »

A Novel Vessel and Duct Occluder for Laparoscopic Surgery

Arnold Miller, MD1, Nir Lilach, IED2, Raanan A Miller, PhD1, Steven D Schwaitzberg, MD3. 1Amsel Medical, 2Eliachar Technologies Development, Ltd, 3Jacobs School of MedicineOBJECTIVES:     Successful MIS procedures require predictable secure occlusion of vessels and tubular structures. Optimal mechanical methods should include tissue transfixion, cost effectiveness and ease of use.  Conventional hemoclips are applied millions of… Continue Reading »

A Policy of Universal Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis Validating the Tokyo Guidelines 2013 -A Single Centre Experience

Vinoban Amirthalingam1, Low Jee Keem2, Sameer Padmakumar Junnakar2, Winston Woon2, Vishalkumar Shelat2. 1MINISTRY OF HEALTH HOLDINGS SINGAPORE, 2TAN TOCK SENG HOSPITAL, DIVISION OF GENERAL SURGERY - HPBBackground: Early cholecystectomy is the current accepted standard of care for surgically fit patients with grade 1 and selected grade 2 cholecystitis based on Tokyo Guidelines 2013 (TG13). For… Continue Reading »

A Prospective, International, Multi-institution Study Evaluating Type of Fixation and Number of Tacks Affecting Quality of Life (QOL) after Ventral Hernia Repair(VHR)

Tiffany C Cox, MD, Laurel J Blair, MD, Ciara R Huntington, MD, Tanushree Prasad, MA, Vedra A Augenstein, MD, FACS, B. Todd Heniford, MD, FACS. Carolinas Medical CenterBackground: QOL becomes a major aspect of discussion with patients to determine when to perform VHR and one of the major indices defining successful outcome.   Herein, we identify… Continue Reading »