SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Laparoscopic Hepatic Resection for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Comparative Analysis of Short-term Results

Background/Aims: Recently, laparoscopic hepatectomy (LH) has been a feasible option for hepatic tumors such as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and intrahepatic cholangioma (Surg Endosc. 2001) (Surg Endosc. 2002). Herein, we evaluate the benefits of LH versus open hepatectomy (OH) for HCC patients.Methods: From 2005, 9 consecutive patients with HCC who underwent LH were compared in a… Continue Reading »

Is It Necessary to Do Exploration of the Right Side During Tep Repair for the Left Inguinal Hernia?

INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy (LH) LH has ability to examine an asymptomatic contralateral side and repair occult contralateral hernia coincidentally with less morbidity. In this prospective study, we aimed to examine the result of diagnostic exploration of the right side during laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair for the left side inguinal hernia.METHODS: A prospective study of… Continue Reading »

Pure Transvaginal Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia Repair

Stephanie G Wood, MD, Lucian Panait, MD, Robert L Bell, MD, Andrew J Duffy, MD, Kurt E Roberts, MD. Yale School of Medicine   Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) has been at the forefront of minimally invasive surgery. Benefits include no visible scars, less pain and shorter recovery. We present a video of a… Continue Reading »

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