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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Endoscopic Treatment for Bouveret Syndrome

Jin-cheng Zhao, MD, Ermilo Barrera, MD, Reza Salabat, MD, Woody Denham, MD, Dennis Leung, MS, Michael Ujiki, MD. NorthShore University HealthSystem, Chicago, IL. Introduction: Gallstone ileus is an uncommon cause for small bowel obstruction. Less than 3% of cases are due to a gallstone impacted in the duodenum or pylorus resulting in a gastric outlet… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Right Colectomy Is Advantageous Over Conventional Open Surgery in Elderly Patients

Catherine Beaumier, BPharm, Yves Bendavid, MD, Margaret Henri, MD, Francoise Heyen, MD, Jean-François Latulippe, MD, Madeleine Poirier, MD. Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Introduction: In many practices, laparoscopy has become the approach of choice for patients undergoing colectomy for benign disease or malignancy. Results of studies show better early outcomes-length of stay and return of bowel function-in patients… Continue Reading »

An Anthro-Centric Multisensory Interface for Sensory Augmentation of Tele-Surgery (acmi-Sats)

Anil K Raj, MD, Adrien Moucheboeuf, MS, Andrew Holmgren, BS, Timothy L Hutcheson, BS, Joshua D Cameron, BS, David V Lecoutre, MS, Thomas A Vassilades, MD MBA. Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition Objective of the technology: While telerobotic surgical systems augment minimally invasive surgery techniques and reduce surgical trauma, they increase surgeon workload… Continue Reading »

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