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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A Pilot Study of Using Multiphoton Microscopy to Diagnose Gastric Cancer

Introduction: Using a combination of autofluorescence from cells and second harmonic generation signal from collagen, multiphoton microscopy (MPM) imaging can provide detailed information on tissue architecture and cellular morphology. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of using MPM to diagnose gastric cancer, compared with gold standard hematoxylin-eosin (H-E) stained histopathology.Methods: A… Continue Reading

Role of Laparoscopic Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Introduction: We have pursued laparoscopic hepatectomy as a means of surgical therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) since 1993. Recent experience has persuaded us that there are great potential benefits in laparoscopic hepatectomy. In this paper, the outcomes of laparoscopic hepatectomy focus on HCC were analysed and compared with conventional open hepatectomy.Method and Procedure: Laparoscopic hepatectomies… Continue Reading

DS (Disk Suspension) Method: Novel and Safe Technique for the Retraction of the Liver in Laparoscopic Surgery

BACKGROUND: A sufficient operative field and an adequate working space are critical factors that determine the success of laparoscopic surgery. Although some liver lifting methods have been reported, insufficient operative field, liver disfunction, and risk of liver laceration, particularly for obese patients, have been serious problems. We have developed a novel and safe technique that… Continue Reading

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