March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
Download the SAGES 2011 Program
SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters
Does Previous Laparoscopic Experience Improve the Ability to Perform Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery?
Trystan M Lewis, Mr, Rajesh Aggarwal, Mr, Richard M Kwasnicki, Mr, Ara Darzi, Prof, Paraskevas Paraskeva, Mr. Imperial College London IntroductionSingle Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) has been suggested as a safer and less invasive alternative to standard laparoscopic surgery (LAP). It is not clear whether previous laparoscopic experience influences the ability to perform SILS. This… Continue Reading
Walid M Hesham, MD, Peter W Marcello, MD, Patricia L Roberts, MD, Thomas E Read, MD, David J Schoetz, MD, Rocco Ricciardi, MD. Lahey Clinic What Are The Outcomes Of Ambulatory Endoscopy Procedures? Introduction: Despite high volumes of ambulatory endoscopy procedures performed, acceptable measures of post endoscopy outcome are lacking. Our aim was to identify… Continue Reading
TATSUSHI SUWA, MD PhD, KAZUHIRO KARIKOME, MD, NAOKI ASAKAGE, MD PhD, EISHI TOTSUKA, MD PhD, NAOKAZU NAKAMURA, MD PhD, KEIGO OKADA, MD, TOMONORI MATSUMURA, MD. Kashiwa Kousei General Hospital IntroductionPrimary repair of large hiatal hernia is associated with a high recurrence rate. Reportedly, the use of mesh reduces this recurrence rate. The indication for mesh… Continue Reading