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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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

Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy for the Treatment of Gastric Outlet Obstruction

IntroductionGastric outlet obstruction (GOO) can be a consequence of advance stages of several disease processes. With the prevalence of minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy has become the preferred technique to minimize patient’s morbidity and mortality. This study aims to investigate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy in relieving GOO in patients with malignant and… Continue Reading

Laparoscopic Versus Open Elective Sigmoid Resection in Diverticular Disease: Six Months Follow-up of the Randomized Control Sigma-trial

BackgroundThe short-term results of the Sigma-trial, comparing laparoscopic (LSR) versus open (OSR) elective sigmoid resection for diverticular disease, showed a 15.4% reduction in major complication rates, less pain, and shorter hospitalization at the cost of a longer operating time. Present data complements these results with six months follow-up. MethodsThis was a prospective, multi-center, double-blind, parallel-arm,… Continue Reading

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