SAGES 2010

12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery
April 14 – 17, 2010
Landover, Maryland USA (just outside of Washington, DC)
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

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SAGES 2010 Abstracts and Posters

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy (silc) for Colon Cancer

Background/Purpose: Laparoscope-assisted colectomy (LAC) has become popular for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has also rapidly emerged and applied to cholecystectomy, appendectomy, bariatric procedures and so on. We report our early experience of Single Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy (SILC) for right colon cancer.Materials and Methods: Since May 2009, SILC was attempted… Continue Reading

Evaluation of NOTES® Hands-on Courses By Surgeons At the Sages Annual Meeting Learning Center

Introduction: Our primary aim is to determine whether there are differences in the opinions of users of two distinct NOTES® simulators in aspects of performance, realism, utility and ease of use. We have directed the NOTES® hands-on station at the Learning Center of SAGES 2008 and 2009 Annual Meetings. The simulators used were the ELITE… Continue Reading

The Initial Canadian Experience with Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery

INTRODUCTION: Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is an emerging surgical technique with potential for improved cosmetic and functional patient outcomes by reduced abdominal wall trauma with a transumbilical approach. There is currently limited data on the early outcomes and learning curve with SILS. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Prospective data was collected from5 surgeons performing SILS in… Continue Reading

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