March 7 – 10, 2012
San Diego Convention Center
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SAGES 2012 Abstracts and Posters
Amalia Stefanou, MD, John Park, MD, Slawomir Marecik, MD, Leela Prasad, MD. Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, University of Illinois Chicago Hospital, Cook County Hospital Objective We present a novel use of flexible stent for the treatment of small bowel stricture in a patient with inflammatory bowel disease. While the use of stents has been… Continue Reading
Richard M Kwasnicki, Trystan M Lewis, Sanjay Purkayastha, Rajesh Aggarwal, Alexandra Shepherd, Aimee N Di Marco, Ara Darzi, Paraskevas A Paraskeva. IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON IntroductionThe prevalence of Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) in clinical practice is increasing. However, there is currently a lack of validated assessment tools available to assess SILS operative performance. This… Continue Reading
Does the Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Increase Postoperative Complications in Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection?
Alejandro G Canelas, MD, Maximiliano E Bun, MD, Esteban E Grzona, MD, Mariano Laporte, MD, Federico Carballo, MD, Nicolás A Rotholtz, MD. Hospital Alemán, Buenos Aires, Argentina BackgroundNeoadjuvant radiation and chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer reduces local recurrence. However, many authors report an increase in the rate of intraoperative and postoperative complications due to local… Continue Reading