SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Concomitant Laparoscopic Splenectomy and Cholecystectomy for Hereditary Spherocytosis Child With Technical Review

Masanobu Hagiike, MD PhD, Seiji Noge, MD, Hiroto Yamada, MD, Takuo Noda, MD, Takanori Oyama, MD, Hiroyuki Kubo, MD, Norikatsu Maeda, MD, Hirotaka Kashiwagi, MD, Masao Fujiwara, MD, Yasuyuki Suzuki, MD. Department of Gastroenterological and Pediatric Surgery, Kagawa University, Japan   Pediatric laparoscopic treatment is now widespread because of its feasibility and patient’s quick recovery… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Anterior Gastropexy Does Not Worsen Reflux and Improves Dysphagia; An Institutional Series

Toms Augustin, MD MPH, Jonathan M Tomasko, MD, Gustavo E Bello, MD, Randy S Haluck, MD FACS, Ann M Rogers, MD FACS, Jerome R Lynsue, MD FACS. Milton S. Hershey Penn State Medical Center   Aim: The course of reflux and dysphagia in patients undergoing paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair with anterior gastropexy without an antireflux… Continue Reading »

Sex and Bmi Alone Are Not Adequate Predictors of Outcomes Following Curative Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer

Anjali Kumar, MD MPH, Kirthi Kolli, MBBS, Katherine Khalifeh, MD, James F Fitzgerald, MD. Washington Hospital Center   BACKGROUND: When designing investigations to address issues of obesity in rectal cancer patients, it is important to note that obesity is traditionally measured using the metric of body mass index (BMI – weight in kg/height in meters^2).… Continue Reading »

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