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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The Value of a Previously Validated Proficiency-Based Laparoscopic Skills Training Curriculum in Surgical Education

Patrick Fei, MD, Aldo T Gamarra, MD, Pamela Tan, MD, Nancy J Hogle, RN MPH, Warren D Widmann, MD. Department of Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital; State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center BACKGROUND: A proficiency-based laparoscopic skills training curriculum for the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) program has been used to advance certain… Continue Reading

Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy Through Medial Access Guided By the Landmark of the Superior Mesenteric Vein (SMV): Report of 105 Cases

Shi Yi, Sun Yueming, Bai Jianfeng. department of minimally invasive surgery , first affiliated hospital of Nanjing medical university laparoscopic right hemicolectomy through medial access guided by the landmark of the superior mesenteric vein(SMV): Report of 105 cases BACKGROUND: The laparoscopic approach is increasingly becoming the gold standard for colorectal resections; Although laparoscopic right hemicolectomy… Continue Reading

Comparison of Transrectal NOTES® Approaches in a Cadaveric Appendectomy Model: Anterior Is Better

Byron F Santos, MD, Eric S Hungness, MD, Nathaniel J Soper, MD, Anne-Marie Boller, MD. Northwestern University Department of Surgery, Chicago, IL Introduction: A transrectal NOTES approach is a potentially promising alternative to transgastric or transvaginal approaches for intraperitoneal procedures. Although both anterior and posterior transrectal approaches have been described in pre-clinical models, the optimal… Continue Reading

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