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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A Combined Laprascopic and Endoscopic Technique to Evaluate Gastric Remnant After Gastric Bypass

Introduction: Laprascopic gastric bypass is a very common procedure performed in many university and community hospitals throughout the United States. Some of these patients present with later complications related to remnant stomach.Commonly these include gastritis,ulcers or bleeding.Evaluating the remnant stomach is always a challenge to the surgeon. We performed a combined Laprascopic and endoscopic technique… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Primary Repair of Colonoscopic Perforations

Introduction: Iatrogenic colonic perforation during colonoscopy is a rare but potentially lethal complication. It can occur during diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and can be related to various mechanisms. The management of such perforations is usually surgical but there is debate as to the appropriate approach. We present our experience with laparoscopic colorraphy without resection or… Continue Reading »

Assessment of the Outcomes of Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy Vs. Laparoscopy in Elective Colorectal Surgery in Obese Patients – Are There Advantages?

Introduction: Obesity has been challenging for both laparoscopic (LA) surgery and hand-assisted laparoscopic (HAL) surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of LA and. HAL colorectal surgery in obese patients. Methods and procedures: An IRB approved retrospective chart review of a prospectively maintained database was conducted to identify obese patients (BMI>30)… Continue Reading »

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