SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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Does a Surgical Operating Platform Shorten the Learning Curve for Single-incision-laparoscopy?

Erwin Rieder, MD, Matthew Breen, BS, Maria A Cassera, BS, Danny V Martinec, BS, Chet W Hammill, MD, Lee L Swanstrom, MD. MIS Program, Legacy Health, Portland, OR; Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR   Objective: In single-incision-laparoscopy (SIL), crossed instruments together with the proximity of the endoscope inevitably interferes with… Continue Reading »

Comparison Study of Gastric Emptying After Performing Sleeve Gastrectomy With Two Diffierent Techniques

Saed A Jaber, MD, Basma M Fallatah, MD, Abdel- Aziz Shehry, MD, Mahmoud Abdelmoeti, MD. King Fahd Medical Military complex   BACKGROUND: Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has been became a primary surgical treatment for obesity. This operation could be associated with motor gastric dysfunction and abnormal gastric emptying. The purpose of this prospective study is to… Continue Reading »

Local Adaptations Aids Establishment of Laparoscopic Surgery in a Semi-urban Nigerian Hospital

Adewale O Adisa, MBChB FWACS FMCSNig DMAS, Oladejo O Lawal, MBBS FMCSNig FWACS, Olukayode A Arowolo, MBBS FWACS, Olusegun I Alatise, MBChB FWACS. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria    Introduction: After several years of lagging behind due to several constraints, many general surgeons across Nigeria are now performing laparoscopic surgery. Many are however still concerned… Continue Reading »

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