SAGES 2008

Surgical Spring Week
April 9-12, 2008
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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SAGES 2008 Abstracts and Posters

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LISR with hysterectomy for the patient of rectal cancer with vaginal invasion

Takuya Yamaguchi, MD, K Toguchi, K Toyama. MImihara Genaral Hospital Introduction and purpose) Locally advanced lower rectal cancer in female sometimes invades vaginal posterior wall. Posterior pelvic exenteration is the standard procedure performed for patients with this type of rectal cancer. Posterior pelvic exenteration involving en bloc removal of the rectum and reproductive organs may… Continue Reading »

Endoscopic vs. Surgical Ampullectomy: an Algorithm to Treat Disease of the Ampulla of Vater

Eugene P Ceppa, MD, Rebecca A Burbridge, MD, Kristy L Rialon, MD, Philip A Omotosho, MD, Dawn Emick, MD MPH, Paul S Jowell, MD, M S Branch, MD, Theodore N Pappas, MD. Duke University Medical Center Introduction: Proposed management of benign ampullary lesions includes local resection (endoscopic or surgical ampullectomy) and en-bloc resection (pancreaticoduodenectomy). Most… Continue Reading »

Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters in High Risk Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Introduction: Placement of retrievable inferior vena cava filters (IVCF) may be beneficial in high risk morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric procedures. Bariatric surgery patients with a prior history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) are at high risk for postoperative recurrent deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Methods: A prospective database of morbidly obese patients… Continue Reading »

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