April 22 – 25, 2009
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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters
Background Although the function of visceral fat has gradually become clear, the effect of visceral fat resection is still unknown. The aim of this study is to clarify the additional effect of visceral fat resection in an obese rat model of gastric banding. Methods Fourty male Zucker fatty rats were followed for 8 weeks after… Continue Reading
Introduction: Laparoscopic excision of GIST tumors is safe and oncologically effective. GIST tumors at the gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) introduce special difficulties due to the complex accessibility of the proximal stomach by laparoscopy and concerns of narrowing the GEJ, while ensuring an oncologic resection. Herein, we examine the feasibility of laparoscopic transluminal excision (LTE) of GEJ… Continue Reading
Transvaginal Insertion of Internal Retractor for Hybrid Notes (natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery) Transvaginal Cholecystectomy.
Introduction:Since the introduction of hybrid NOTES transvaginal (TV) cholecystectomy, retraction of the gallbladder has been described with magnets, percutaneos sutures and flexible long grasper. The need for adequate instrumentation gives room for improvement and development of new instrumentation. Here in we describe a novel technique for internal retraction of the gallbladder. Methods:Non-survival Hybrid Transvaginal NOTES… Continue Reading