SAGES 2012

March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center

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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters

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Overnight-stay Bilateral Thoracosopic Sympathectomy in Patients With Palmar Hyperhidrosis

Avinash N Katara, MS DNB MRCSEd, Ramya Behera, MS, Deepraj S Bhandarkar, MS FRFACS FICS FAIS FIAGES, Tehemton E Udwadia, MS FCPS FRCSEng FRCSEdin FICS. PD Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai   Introduction: Thoracoscopic sympathectomy is the gold standard for treatment of patients with primary palmar hyperhidrosis. This study assesses the feasibility… Continue Reading »

A Rare Case of Bilateral Epiphrenic Diverticula

Amy Neville, MD, Melina C Vassiliou, MD, Liane S Feldman, MD, Gerald M Fried, MD, Lorenzo E Ferri, MD. McGill University Health Center   This video is a case presentation of a patient who presents with dysphagia and is found to have a non-specific motility disorder and bilateral epiphrenic diverticula. The video shows the treatment… Continue Reading »

Appendiceal Phlegmon; A Laparoscopically Defeated Foe

Hani H Haider, MD, Dalal F Al-aradi, MD, Ramla T Juma, MD, Waleed Al-herz, MD, Talib Juma, MD. Department of Surgery, Amiri Hospital, Kuwait.   INTRODUCTION: It is not clearly documented in the literature whether laparoscopic appendectomy for phlegmons is destined to a high rate of conversion to open surgery or not. The aim of… Continue Reading »

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