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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Comparative Study of Three Reinforcement Materials On an Endo Gia™ Reload with Tri-Staple™ Technology

*Andrew J Duffy, MD, **Dwight Bronson, MS, **Jennifer Diederich, MS, **Stephanie Marcucio, MPH, **Nadia Neave, **William Mulligan, ASEE, **Elizabeth Lalime, BS. *Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, **Covidien, North Haven, CT INTRODUCTION: Surgical stapling device technology continues to evolve. Many bariatric and colorectal surgeons use staple line reinforcement in an effort to reduce… Continue Reading

Are Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons Ready to Embrace ‘Touchy Feely’ Feedback?

Susannah M Wyles, MSc MRCS, Danilo Miskovic, MD FRCS, John Griffith, MD FRCS, Roger Motson, MS FRCS, George B Hanna, PhD FRCS. Imperial College London, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Colchester General Hospital BackgroundEnsuring the maximum educational output is achieved by trainees from each training session is a priority for every trainer. Given that laparoscopic surgery is… Continue Reading

The Management of Gallstones Following ERCP for CBD Stones and Gallstone Pancreatitis

Duncan Light, MRCS MBBS, Rosemary Cadwallader, MRCS MBChb, Kumaran Ratnasingham, MRCS MSc MBChb, Rudra Maitra, MRCS MBBS, John Asher, FRCS MD MBChb, Bussa Gopinath, FRCS MBChb. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust Aims: To investigate the subsequent managment and progress of patients presenting with common bile duct (CBD) stones or gallstone pancreatitis who undergo endoscopic… Continue Reading

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