SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Pneumatic Balloon Dilation Has Limited Effectiveness in Patients After Foregut Surgery

Alla Zemlyak, MD, Sofiane El-djouzi, MD, Paul D Colavita, MD, Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, Brant T Heniford, MD. Carolinas Medical Center   IntroductionPneumatic balloon dilation has been used successfully for the treatment of esophageal pathology. Our objective was to analyze the outcomes of pneumatic balloon dilation after foregut procedures. Methods and ProceduresProspectively collected data between 2007-2010… Continue Reading

The Linx Reflux Management System Confirmed Safety and Efficacy Now at Four Years.

J Lipham, MD, R Ganz, MD, Tr Demeester, MD, D Dunn, MD, W Bemelman, MD, G Saino, MD, D Bona, MD, P Fockens, MD, L Bonavina, MD. University Of Southern California, Abbott Northerwestern Hospital, Policlinico San Donato Milan Italy, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam   Introduction: The LINX device is intended for chronic reflux patients who… Continue Reading

Laparoscopic Splenectomy for Hematologic Diseases: Lessons From Early Experience.

Rk Singh, MCh, J Abraham, MS, Hm Lokesh, MCh, A Prakash, MS, A Behari, MS, Ak Gupta, MCh, Vk Kapoor, MS, R Saxena, MS. Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.   INTRODUCTION: Splenectomy for hematologic diseases is now performed mostly laparoscopically. Laparoscopic splenectomy is… Continue Reading

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