March 30 – April 2, 2011
San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
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SAGES 2011 Abstracts and Posters
Ching-Yao Yang, MD, I-Rue Lai, MD PhD, Ming-Tsan Lin, MD PhD, Po-Huang Lee, MD PhD, Yu-Wen Tien, MD PhD. National Taiwan University Hospital Introduction: Experience of laparoscopic pancreatectomy for treatment of pancreatic tumors remains limited. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility, safety, interim outcome of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for patients with… Continue Reading
Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair – Does Primary Repair in Addition to Placement of Mesh Decrease Recurrence?
AMBAR BANERJEE, MD, VIMAL K NARULA, MD, DEAN J MIKAMI, MD. Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Ohio State University Introduction: The advent of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) not only reduced the morbidity associated with open repairs but also led to a decrease in the hernia recurrence rate. However, the… Continue Reading
The English National Training Program for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: What Do the Trainees Think?
Susannah M Wyles, MSc MRCS, Danilo Miskovic, MD FRCS, George B Hanna, PhD FRCS, Mark G Coleman, MD FRCS. Imperial College London, Derriford Hospital (on behalf of the National Training Program) IntroductionThe National Training Programme (NTP) was set up in 2008 to target established colorectal surgeons who desired to learn laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The aim… Continue Reading