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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Laparoscopic Bilateral Partial Adrenalectomy for Hereditary Pheochromocytoma

Hereditary syndromes are responsible for a small number of pheochromocytomas. These hereditary pheochromocytomas are frequently bilateral and rarely malignant. Surgical treatment remains controversial secondary to the risk of Addisonian crisis and need for lifelong corticosteroid therapy associated with bilateral total adrenalectomy. Recently it has been reported that cortical sparing bilateral adrenalectomy is safe and can… Continue Reading »

Factors of Increasing Blood Loss and Operation Time in Laparoscopic Assisted Distal Gastrectomy

Introduction: Laparoscopic Surgery has rapidly increased for treatment of gastric cancer in the world. Laparoscopic assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) has been the standard procedure in case of early gastric cancer. Our impression is obesity can be one of the factors to increase of operating time and blood loss.Methods: Between October 2007 and May 2009, 48… Continue Reading »

Single-incision Laparoscopic Colectomy for Colon Cancer: Experience of 35 Cases

AbstractObjective: Single-port trans-umbilical laparoscopy has emerged as an attempt to further enhance cosmetic benefits and reduce morbidity of minimally invasive surgery. There were some reports about single-port laparoscopic colectomy in the world. However, this technique requires a specialized multichannel port for introducing laparoscope and articulating instruments. We present our preliminary experience of using conventional ports… Continue Reading »

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