SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

Download the SAGES 2014 Program

SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

View all SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

Contemporary Outcomes of First-Time Laparoscopic Reoperative Fundoplication

Stephanie G Worrell, MD, Daniel S Oh, MD, Christina L Greene, MD, Jeffrey A Hagen, MD, Steven R DeMeester, MD. Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Introduction: Laparoscopic reoperation for a failed fundoplication has been associated with increased complications and worse outcomes compared to a first time operation. The aim of this study… Continue Reading »

High Dose Opioid Analgesia Use Prior To Laparoscopic Gastric Stimulator Placement Reduces Likelihood of Clinical Success

Mena Boules, MD, Hideharu Shimizu, MD, Andrea Zelisko, MD, Kevin El-Hayek, MD, Maged K Rizk, MD, Matthew Kroh, MD. Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Introduction: Gastroparesis is a chronic, common, and costly disorder for which medical therapy is often unsuccessful. Gastric electrical stimulation (GES) has been used to treat refractory cases however response is variable and difficult… Continue Reading »

ColoWrap(r) Binder Reduces Insertion Time, Use of Ancillary Maneuvers, and Frequency of Prolonged Insertions During Colonoscopy

James P Hathorn, Mark A Dubinski, MD, Marybeth Spanarkel, MD. ColoWrap, LLC, Durham, NC; Carolina GI Associates, Henderson, NC; Regional Gastroenterology Associates, Durham, NC. OBJECTIVE: Looping of the endoscope during colonoscopy is a primary cause of patient discomfort, increased procedure time, and cecal intubation failure. Despite numerous technological advances, successful cecal intubation often requires the… Continue Reading »

View all SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters