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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Forced Gastric Wall Erosion and Staged Removal of Nonadjustable Gastric Bands – a Case Series

Introduction: The nonadjustable gastric band (NAGB), sometimes referred to as gastric segmentation, was a common surgical treatment for morbid obesity in the 1980s. A paradigm shift from nonadjustable gastric bands (NAGB) to adjustable gastric bands (AGB) has resulted in fewer complications. In light of the complications stemming from nonadjustable gastric bands, and the challenging surgery… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Using 3 Ports Technique for Treatment of Morbid Obesity

Obejectives: To present the technique and the results of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) using 3 ports technique for the treatment of the morbid obesity. Method and Materials: This is a retrospective review of the medical records for the patients who have underwent LRYGBP using 3 ports technique and were operated by the first author… Continue Reading »

How Reliable Is Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Compared to Open Surgery for Octogenarians?

Background: Considering today’s increased longevity in the elderly population, and the increased size of that population major abdominal intervention is more frequently performed in octogenarians.Objective: To compare the surgical and postoperative outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal resections to open surgery in the octogenarian population. Methods: A retrospective analysis based on a prospectively maintained database of octogenarians… Continue Reading »

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