SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Laparoscopic Total Colectomy With Transvaginal Removal of the Colon and Ileorectal Anastomosis

Ziad T Awad, MD FACS, Keyur Chavda. University o fFlorida College of Medicine - Jacksonville   40 year old female with lower GI bleeding. Colonoscopy showed 2 lesions (transverse and sigmoid colon), biopsies from both showed adenocarcinoma. CT scan showed large metastatic lesion at segment VIII liver (biopsy positive adenocarcinoma). PET scan showed another lesion at the back… Continue Reading »

Esophageal Balloon-Assisted Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia

David L Webb, MD, Nathaniel Stoikes, MD, Ben Powell, MD, Guy R Voeller, MD. University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Surgery   Esophageal perforation is a well-known and feared complication of laparoscopic Heller myotomy. Most series report an esophageal perforation rate ranging from 1-7% during this procedure. Our video depicts a hybrid technique… Continue Reading »

Adjustable Gastric Banding: A Single Institution Retrospective Review of Single Incision Versus Standard Laparoscopy.

Anthony M Gonzalez, MD FACS FASMBS, Jorge R Rabaza, MD FACS FASMBS, Carmen Rodriguez, RN MSHSA, Maria Fuego, RN BSN. South Miami Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida, South Miami, Florida    Adjustable gastric banding has shown to be an effective modality for the treatment of morbid obesity and its co-morbidities with demonstrated long-term weight loss… Continue Reading »

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