SAGES 2011

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

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The Incremental Benefit of 2 Quadrant Washings for Peritoneal Cytology At Staging Laparoscopy for Oesophagogastric Adenocarcinoma

Aruna Munasinghe, Dr, Nabeel Qureshi, Dr, Phillipe Taniere, Dr, Michael Hallissey, Dr, Derek Alderson, Professor, Olga Tucker, Dr. Department of Upper GI Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham Background: Patients with peritoneal metastases from oesophagogastric cancer have a poor prognosis. We have previously demonstrated an incremental benefit for peritoneal cytology at staging laparoscopy for oesophagogastric cancer. The… Continue Reading

A SILS-Specific Camera System

Jonathan A Schoen, MD, Zachary C Mills, Benjamin S Terry, Mark E Rentschler, PhD. University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado at Denver INTRODUCTION Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) can be performed entirely through the navel reducing patient trauma, recovery time, possibilities of infection, post-operative pain, and scaring. However, SILS is limited in its… Continue Reading

Laparoscopic Duodenojejunal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy an Effective Alternative for Laparoscopic Roux En Y Gastric Bypass

C Palanivelu, MCH FACS FRCS, P Praveen Raj, MS, S Rajapandian, MS DNB, P Senthilnathan, MS DNB, P S Rajan, MS FACS. GEM Hospital Background:Laparoscopic duodenojejunal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy is being increasingly proposed as an alternative to Roux en Y gastric bypass with the following stated advantages:-Removal of gastric remnant facilitates easy surveillance in… Continue Reading

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