SAGES 2011

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

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Management of Refractory Diabetic Gastroparesis: Too Pace Or Bypass?

J Roberto Ramirez, MD, Daniel A Guerron, MD, Bipand Chand, MD. Cleveland Clinic Foundation BACKGROUND Diabetic gastroparesis (DGP) affects up to 40% of patients with type 1 diabetes and up to 30% of patients with type II diabetes. DGP typically causes nausea, vomiting, early satiety, bloating, and postprandial fullness. The standard treatment of symptomatic DGP… Continue Reading »

Determining the Structure of Training Sessions for Laparoscopic Surgery: What Is Important?

Susannah M Wyles, MSc MRCS, Danilo Miskovic, MD FRCS, Roger Motson, MS FRCS, Robin H Kennedy, MS FRCS, Ara W Darzi, MD FRCS FMedSci, George B Hanna, PhD FRCS. Imperial College London, Colchester General Hospital, St Mark's Hospital Harrow BackgroundTraining laparoscopic surgery is known to be difficult, and has different challenges for the teacher, particularly… Continue Reading »

Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing in the Burn Population

Zeljko Stjepanovic, MD, G. McKeon, MS, J. Klaff, MD, A. Cordova, K. B Gerold, DO, L.A. Price, MD, S. M Milner, MBBS. Johns Hopkins Burn Center, Baltimore Introduction: Patients with burns often require prolonged intubation. This has been associated with aspiration and negative outcomes including increased mortality, pneumonia, compromised nutrition, and prolonged hospital stays. Dysphagia… Continue Reading »

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