SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Single Incision Cholecystectomy Utilizing Spider Surgical System: Case Series of 40 Patients

Shyam L Dahiya, MD. Tri-City Regional Medical Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA   Introduction: Single incision laparoscopic surgery has garnered wide interest in a number of specialties. A common limitation cited for many single incision methods is the lack of instrument triangulation and the need to cross instruments. The SPIDER® Surgical System (TransEnterix, Durham, NC) is… Continue Reading »

Hybrid Robotic Right Hemicolectomy for Cancer of the Ascending Colon: A Case Control Study

Emilio Morpurgo, MD, Tania Contardo, MD, Antonio Zerbinati, MD, Camillo Orsini, MD, Roberta Molaro, MD. Department of Surgery; Center for robotic and laparoscopic surgery; Hospital of Camposampiero INTRODUCTION: The role of the robotic da Vinci ® system in right hemicolectomy is not fully understood.  Aim of the study is the evaluate the operative and postoperative… Continue Reading »

Impact of Visceral Obesity on Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

Introduction: Body mass index (BMI) has been used as one of the most reliable anthropometric indices of obesity. However, laparoscopic surgical techniques may be influenced by intra-abdominal anatomic and physical conditions. It has been suggested that visceral obesity, indicating an altered intra-abdominal environment, may be more practical for the assessment of laparoscopic surgery compared with… Continue Reading »

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