SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Single-incision Multiport Laparoendoscopic Cholecystectomy Using a Newly Developed Short-type Flexible Endoscope: A Combined Procedure of Flexible Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery

Nobutsugu Abe, MD PhD, Hirohisa Takeuchi, MD, Atsuko Ooki, MD PhD, Toshiyuki Mori, MD PhD, Masanori Sugiyama, MD PhD. Kyorin University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery    Objective: We hypothesized that using a flexible endoscope as a working scope might provide many merits with single-port surgery (SPS). To this end, a short-type flexible endoscope… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection for High Risk Patients

Introduction: Laparoscopic colectomy has been proven to be an accepted option for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Its application in high-risk patients is still controversial. This study reviewed the outcome of high-risk patients who underwent laparoscopic resection for colorectal neoplasm. Methods: During the study period, data on patients with colorectal resection were collected propectively. In… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Assisted Excision of Retroperitonial Filarial Lymphangectasia Presented with Bilateral Groin Swelling

This is a rare presentation of Filariasis affecting Retroperitonial region presented with Bilateral Groin Swelling treated by Laparoscopic and bilateral groin excision. Wuchereria bancrofti: the major parasite causing lymphatic filariasis. Hydrocele is the most common manifestation of chronic W. bancrofti infection in males, in endemic areas.CASE REPORT: A 21-year old Nepali male admitted to our… Continue Reading »

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