SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Presentation and Management of Gastrogastric Fistula After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Saber Ghiassi, MD MPH, Ruby Gatschet, MD, Daniel Moon, MD, Keith Boone, MD FACS, Kelvin Higa, MD FACS. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno   INTRODUCTION: Gastrogastric fistula (GGF), a communication between the gastric pouch and gastric remnant, is a rare but important complication of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) that can lead to weight recidivism… Continue Reading »

Magnetically Anchored Camera and Percutaneous Instruments Maintain Triangulation and Improve Cosmesis Compared to Single-site and Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Nabeel A Arain, MD MBA, Luisangel Rondon, MD, Deborah C Hogg, BS, Jeffrey A Cadeddu, MD, Richard Bergs, MS, Raul Fernandez, PhD, Daniel J Scott, MD. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (Departments of Surgery and Urology), University of Texas at Arlington (Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center)   Introduction: The purpose of this study… Continue Reading »

Prospective Monitoring of Surgical Trainee Endoscopy Volumes

Introduction: Despite a recent increase in endoscopic surgery requirements for graduate surgical trainees by the Residency Review Committee for Surgery (RRC-S), there is still a question of competence: is the endoscopic volume achieved by surgical trainees sufficient for the procedural competence needed by practicing surgeons in academic centers and community hospitals? Prospective monitoring of trainee… Continue Reading »

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