SAGES 2014

SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

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SAGES 2014 Abstracts and Posters

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Transgastrostomic Endoscopy-Assisted Foreign Body Removal

John Henry Y Pang, MD, Zachary A Kanouse, MD, Irving L Bernardo, MD, Farah Karipineni, MD, Kevin Nguyen, MD, Alfred C Trang, MD, FACS, Ramsey M Dallal, MD, FACS, Ian S Soriano, MD, FACS. Albert Einstein Medical Center.  Introduction Transgastrostomic access in patients with an established gastrostomy tract has only been described recently in the… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Partial Splenectomy Is Safe and Effective in Patients with Focal Benign Splenic Lesion

Xin Wang, PhD, Yongbin Li, PhD, Hua Zhang, PhD, Bing Peng, PhD. Department of Hepatobiliopancreatic surgery, West China Hospital, Chengdu, China. Background: Traditionally, splenectomy is considered the treatment of choice for splenic lesions. The risk of early and late complications and the awareness of pivotal immunologic function of spleen, has pushed the development of spleen… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Peritoneal Entry After Abdominoplasty; a New Technique

Sebastriano Cassaro, MD, Laura S Bernstein, MD, Nichole S Meissner, MD. Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Beth Israel Medical Center, Kaweah Delta Health Care District. Introduction Vertical midline fascial plication is a procedure commonly used during standard abdominoplasty in order to correct diastasis of the rectus abdominus muscles. This permanently distorts the fascial anatomy of the… Continue Reading »

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