SAGES 2011

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

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How to Determine the Safety Point to Start Lymph Node Dissection of Lesser Curvature When We Perform Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy

Yasushi Rino, MD, Takashi , Ohshima, MD, Kazue Yoshihara, Norio Yukawa, MD, Hitoshi Murakami, MD, Tsutomu Sato, MD, Roppei Yamada, MD, Munetaka Masuda, MD, Toshio Imada, MD. Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine IntroductionWe would like to know how to determine the safety point to start lymph node dissection of lesser curvature… Continue Reading

Does Gastric Bypass Improve Serum Creatinine Levels?

Shushmita Ahmed, BS, John M Morton, MD MPH. Stanford University Background: Obesity has been associated with decreased renal function and chronic kidney disease independent of diabetes and hypertension. We hypothesize that serum creatinine (Cr) levels will improve in patients following laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB). Methods: At a single academic institution, between 2002… Continue Reading

Comparing Subjective and Objective Measures of Knowledge During Surgical Residency

Timothy M Farrell, MD, Michael O Meyers, MD, Lindsee E McPhail, MD, Geoffrey P Kohn, MD, Mark J Koruda, MD, Anthony A Meyer, MD PhD. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Objective: Surgery resident knowledge is assessed subjectively and objectively throughout training. Subjective evaluation depends upon faculty assessment. Objective measurement derives from the American… Continue Reading

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