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 Effect of Laparoscopy On Indications for Adrenalectomy At a Community Hospital

Stan T Smith, MD, Thomas V Clancy, MD, Cyrus A Kotwall, MD, Rema Menon, PhD, William W Hope, MD. New Hanover Regional Medical Center Laparoscopic adrenalectomy has become the accepted standard for patients with functional tumors or when there is concern for cancer, either primary adrenal or in some instances metastatic lesions. Size based indications… Continue Reading »

Choice of Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair with Or Without Mesh: A Decision Analysis

Nadia Obeid, MD, Vic Velanovich, MD. Henry Ford Hospital Background: Controversy exists on whether laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair should be done with or without mesh. Arguments for use of mesh center on decreased incidence of recurrence. Arguments against the use of mesh center on increased incidence of severe long-term adverse events. We performed a decision… Continue Reading »

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagogastrectomy: Analysis of 105 Cases

Ninh T Nguyen, MD, Xuan-Mai T Nguyen, PhD, Anderson H Shih, Taraneh Matin, Kevin M Reavis, MD, Brian Smith, MD. UC Irvine Medical Center Introduction: The thoracoscopic-laparoscopic approach to esophagectomy with a cervical anastomosis has been described; however, the literature is limited regarding the feasibility and safety of performing a minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy… Continue Reading »

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