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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Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication Improves Reflux Symptoms in Long-time Ppi Users: A Retrospective Study in Livingston County, Kentucky

BACKGROUND: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common condition in communities in the United States, but treatment options are limited for patients with inadequately controlled symptoms despite high doses of proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and who are afraid of surgery. AIM: To determine the outcomes of transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) using the EsophyX device in a… Continue Reading »

Mentoring Facilitates Oncologically Sound Laparoscopic Colon Resection

Objective: There is a significant learning curve to overcome for laparoscopic colorectal resection. For the established general surgeon there are minimal opportunities for obtaining the necessary skills for advanced laparoscopic procedures. Our hypothesis is that the assistance of a MIS trained surgeon facilitates comparable and oncologically adequate laparoscopic colorectal resection when performed by an established… Continue Reading »

Nine Steps to Follow for Safe and Standard Approach for Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair.

Objective: This video illustrates the use of a standardized and reproducible laparoscopic technique to repair paraesophageal hernias. Description of Procedure: The patient is placed on the operating table in the supine position. The abdominal cavity is accessed through a 1 cm supraumbilical incision. Optiview® nonbladed trocar and accessory trocars are placed under view in the… Continue Reading »

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