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SAGES 2013 Abstracts and Posters
Robotic Total Gastrectomy for Advanced Gastric Cancer. Intracorporeal Or Extracorporeal Esophagojejunostomy?
Catalin Vasilescu, MD, PhD, Livia Procopiuc, MD, Monica Popa, Stefan Tudor, MD Department of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania INTRODUCTION – Robotic approach of radical gastric surgery offers a significant technical advantage compared with laparoscopy when performing lymphadenectomy and esophageal anastomoses by reducing the risk of vascular injury, intraoperative bleeding… Continue Reading
Laparoscopic vs. Open Liver Resection for Benign and Malignant Solid Liver Tumors: A Case Matched Study
Mohammad Kazem Fallahzadeh, MD, Gazi B Zibari, MD, FACS, FICS, Alireza Hamidian Jahromi, MD, Quyen Chu, MD, FACS, Runhua Shi, MD, PhD, Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, MD, FACS, FICS Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Introduction Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) is gaining more popularity among surgical community as an alternative option to open liver… Continue Reading
Sam Atallah, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Eduardo Parra-Davila, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Teresa deBeche-Adams, MD, Matthew Albert, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Sergio Larach, MD, FACS, FASCRS Florida Hospital Transanal Minally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) was pioneered in 2009. It was originally designed so that ordinary laparoscopic instruments could be used to perform high-quality excision of rectal neoplasia. However, robotic… Continue Reading