SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Prospective evaluation of self-gripping mesh (Parietex Progrip(tm)) without additional fixation during laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: one year results in 102 hernias

Andrew Bates, MD, Mark Reiner, MD, Andrew Wu, MD, Brian P Jacob, MD. Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC. Background: The use of self-gripping mesh during laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repairs may eliminate the need for any additional fixation without added concern for mesh migration. Long term outcomes are not yet prospectively studied in a controlled… Continue Reading »

Retention of Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Proficiency with a Biannual Mandatory Training Session

Lindsay Wenger, MD, Cory Richardson, MD, Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS. University of Nevada School of Medicine. Introduction: The Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) program was developed by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) in 1997 with the goal of teaching surgeons the fundamental knowledge, judgment, and technical skills specific to laparoscopic surgery.… Continue Reading »

Efficacy of Laparoscopic Saline Coupled Radiofrequency Electro-surgery Device in Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary Surgery

Ramanathan M Seshadri, MD, David J Niemeyer, MD, Ryan Z Swan, MD, David Sindram, MD, PhD, David A Iannitti, MD, John B Martinie, MD. Carolinas Medical Center. Introduction: Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary Surgery has become standard of care in many well established tertiary care facilities across the country and the world. Early recovery, shorter hospital stay… Continue Reading »

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