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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Endoscopic Treatment for Gastric Perforation Using T-tag and Plastic Protection Chamber

Background: The endoscopic gastric perforation is a consequence of some endoscopic procedures and now a way to manage abdominal organs. This is the reason why endoscopists are studying a safe endoscopic repair.Methods: Ten White Landrace pigs underwent a gastric perforation of 1.8cm in diameter under general anesthesia. The opening was repaired with stitch assembled in… Continue Reading »

Most Recent National Surgical Quality Improvement Project Data (nsqip), Comparison of Laparoscopic Vs. Open Colon Resections

BACKGROUND. The ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) is the first nationally validated, risk-adjusted, outcomes-based program to measure and improve the quality of surgical care. The program employs a prospective, peer controlled, validated database to quantify 30-day risk-adjusted surgical outcomes, which allows valid comparison of outcomes among all hospitals in the program. The… Continue Reading »

Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Introduction: With the advances in technology, there has been a recent interest in using the robot for general surgical procedures. A number of reports has demonstrated the safety of robotic lateral adrenalectomy with scant comparison data. Nevertheless, the posterior approach has not been described using the robot. The aim of this study was to develop… Continue Reading »

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