SAGES 2009

April 22 – 25, 2009
Phoenix, Arizona

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SAGES 2009 Abstracts and Posters

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Pure Laparoscopic Anatomical Liver Posterior Segmentectomy in Semi-prone Position.

Tetsuo Ikeda, MD PhD, Yoshihiko Maehara, MD PhD. Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.     Introduction: Pure laparoscopic liver resection is an effective treatment for hepatic cancer that has spread rapidly. However, its use is limited to tumors that are present in the lower edge and… Continue Reading

Effects of Preventing Oxidative and Nitrooxidative Stress on Healing of Experimental Rat Colon Anastomosis

Introduction;Colon anastomosis is a frequently used technique.Decreasing oxidative substances may prevent surgeon from complications.We investigated the efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine(NAC) as an antioxidant, Ebselen as a peroxide reducer and 1400W as an inducible nitricoxide synthetase(INOS) inhibitor on ischemic and non-ischemic colon anastomosis. Methods and procedures; 90 Sprague-Dawley rats were used. Study design as follows;1)non-ischemic control… Continue Reading

Post Operative Swallow Study As a Predictor of Intermediate Weight Loss After Sleeve Gastrectomy

Alex Zendel, MD, Gali Westrich, MD, Moshe Rubin, MD, David Goitein, MD. Sheba Medical Center   Introduction: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is an accepted bariatric procedure, either as a first step for biliopancreatic diversion or gastric bypass, or as a standalone option for selected patients. Swallow studies (SS) after LSG are not uniform and display… Continue Reading

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