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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Prospective Evaluation of Cholangiography in Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Melissa S Phillips, MD, Raymond Onders, MD, Jeffrey M Marks, MD. University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA Introduction: As new approaches for cholecystectomy develop from laparoscopy to single incision or even natural orifice techniques, efforts to maintain safe surgical methods must be maintained. Cholangiography has been shown to minimize the extent of associated… Continue Reading »

Tep with No Balloon, No Staples and with Thinner Instruments. Initial 50 Cases Experience

Marcelo Loureiro, Eduardo Bonin, Claus Christiano. Jacques Perissat Institut Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernias is one of the best methods available to treat this so common disease. TEP is also probably the best laparoscopic option. Today there is a growing concern about chronic pain after hernia repairs as well as surgical costs. The authors present… Continue Reading »

Long-Term Outcomes After Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication in Patients with Gerd and Lpr Symptoms

Karim S Trad, MD, Daniel S Turgeon, MD. Reston Hospital Center, Reston, Virginia OBJECTIVE:A retrospective study evaluated safety, symptom resolution, patient satisfaction and medication use after one to two years following transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) in patients with GERD and laryngopharyngeal (LPR) symptoms. METHODS AND PROCEDURES:Thirty-eight patients underwent TIF using EsophyX at our community-based hospital… Continue Reading »

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