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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Laparoscopic Anatomical Liver Resection Using Glissonian Approach

Jai Young Cho, MD PhD, Ho-Seong Han, MD PhD, Yoo-Seok Yoon, MD PhD, Keun Soo Ahn, MD, Ji Hoon Kim, MD. Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea Background: Laparoscopic liver resections have evolved rapidly but anatomical liver resection, especially in the right side of the liver… Continue Reading »

What Are Outcomes Following Ambulatory Endoscopy Procedures?

Walid M Hesham, MD, Peter W Marcello, MD, Patricia L Roberts, MD, Thomas E Read, MD, David J Schoetz, MD, Rocco Ricciardi, MD. Lahey Clinic What Are The Outcomes Of Ambulatory Endoscopy Procedures? Introduction: Despite high volumes of ambulatory endoscopy procedures performed, acceptable measures of post endoscopy outcome are lacking. Our aim was to identify… Continue Reading »

‘real-time’ Measurement of Tissue Oxygenation During Gastrointestinal Stapling: Mucosal But Not Serosal Surface Ischemia Occurs and Is Not Influenced By Staple Size

Tension, tissue ischemia and technical error are known factors which can lead to anastomotic complications such as leak, stricture, and ulceration/bleeding. Currently surgeons evaluate tissue ischemia without benefit of any simple routine measurement technique to assess tissue viability. A new tissue surface probe (T-STAT microvascular tissue oximeter, Spectros Corporation, Portola Valley, California) provides continuous measurement… Continue Reading »

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