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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Laparoscopic Duodenal Polypectomy with Intraoperative Endoscopy in Peutz-jeghers Syndrome

We present a video of a laparoscopic resection of a 6cm hamartomatous polyp arising from the 3rd part of the duodenum and intraoperative endoscopy in a 15 year old female with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. The patient has a history of multiple small hamartomatous polyps removed endoscopically. She now presents with symptoms of intermittent postprandial abdominal pain.… Continue Reading »

Combined Anterior and Posterior Approach for Stapless Laparoscopic Splenectomy; Towards Safe and Economic Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Background: Intraoperative bleeding is the main cause of conversion during laparoscopic splenectomy (LS). We present the advantages of implementing the combined anterior and posterior approach together with early splenic artery clipping and use of vessel sealing device to avoid the use of costy staplers. Methods:We have performed a total of 24LS in a 2-year period… Continue Reading »

Robotic Gastric Bypass: The Future of Bariatric Surgery?

Objective: Compare robotic versus laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) for the treatment of morbid obesity in a community hospital. Introduction: Since receiving Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000, surgery utilizing a robot (da Vinci® Surgical System) has been successfully performed in numerous procedures including RYGB. However, despite the proven safety profile, reported lower complication… Continue Reading »

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