April 22 – 25, 2009
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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters
Laparoscopic Hand-sewn Esophagojejunal Anastomosis After Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
Susumu Inamine, MD, Yasuaki Mayama, MD, Tomofumi Orokawa, MD, Osamu Kakazu, MD, Hiroki Sunagawa, MD, Tetsuo Toyama, MD, Hisamitsu Zaha, MD. Nakagami General Hospital Background. In Japan, laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (LDG) has been widely accepted for the treatment of early gastric cancer. However, laparoscopic total gastrectomy (LTG) is not widely accepted because of the… Continue Reading »
Jason F Richardson, MD, Ninh T Nguyen, MD. University of California Irvine Medical Center A video demonstration of laparoscopic drainage and endoscopic gastric stenting performed in a patient who developed a leak after undergoing a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy five days earlier. Radiologic review, laparoscopic drainage, staple line evaluation, and endoscopic gastric stenting are featured… Continue Reading »
The Role of an Endscopic Surgical Skill Qualification Holder of the Japan Society for Endscopic Surgery on Education of Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy.
Background and aim) Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) has been widely accepted because of its minimum invasiveness. However, it is difficult to develop the techniques of LADG. Recently, skill qualification system of the Japan Society for Endscopic Surgery is established, and prevalence and progress of techniques is preceded. The aim of this study is to evaluate… Continue Reading »