SAGES 2011

March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

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SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters

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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 »

Robotic Assisted Rectal Resection: the Initial Experience

Wai Lun Law, MD, Jensen T Poon, MD, Joe K Fan, MD. The University of Hong Kong BACKGROUND: Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery is associated with some advantages over conventional laparoscopic surgery and is widely practiced in pelvic surgery such prostatectomy and hysterectomy. Recently it has gained enthusiasm for application in colorectal surgery. We presented our initial… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Sphincter-Preserving Surgery for Low Rectal Cancer Using Intersphincteric Resection Technique and a Bulldog Clamp

Bo Feng, MD, Minhua Zheng, MD. Department of Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine, Shanghai Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Shanghai 200025, China Objective To assess the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic sphincter-preserving surgery for low rectal cancer using intersphincteric resection technique and a bulldog clamp. Methods We applyed a new technique combination… Continue Reading »

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