SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Evaluating the Informed Consent Performed By Residents for Endoscopic Procedures

William W Hope, MD, W. Borden Hooks, MD, Cyrus A Kotwall, MD, Thomas V Clancy, MD. New Hanover Regional Medical Center   The informed consent may be one of the most important dialogues that a surgeon has with the patient. Despite its importance, it is something that is not well taught or stressed in residency… Continue Reading »

Postoperative Outcomes of Roux-en Y Reconstruction With Double Stapling and Intracorporeal Sutures; in a Totally Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy

Jung Ho Shim, MD, Kyo Young Song. Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea   Background: This study was designed to evaluate the feasibility and clinical outcomes of a Roux-en Y reconstruction in a totally laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (TLDG).Methods: Between January 2011 and August 2011, we had performed 84 totally laparoscopic… Continue Reading »

Is Early Discharge of Patients Post Laparoscopic Roux En Y Gastric Bypass Safe?

B S Brar, MD FRCSC, C Smith, MD FRCSC, I Raiche, MD FRCSC, Jd Yelle, MD FRCSC, J Mamazza, MD FRCSC. University of Ottawa   Introduction: Worldwide obesity rates have been increasing exponentially and bariatric surgery rates have similarly increased to combat this growing epidemic. Previous studies have shown that bariatric surgery can be preformed… Continue Reading »

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