Surgical Endoscopy Recent Highlights

SAGES Guidelines for the use of Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia

Geoffrey P. Kohn, Rebecca C. Dirks, Mohammed T. Ansari, Jason Clay, Christy M. Dunst, Lars Lundell, Jeffrey M. Marks, Daniela Molena, Ceciel Rooker, Payal Saxena, Lee Swanstrom, Reuben K. Wong, Aurora D. Pryor & Dimitrios Stefanidis

SAGES Guidelines: An Appraisal of their Quality and Value by SAGES Members
Rebecca C. Dirks, Danielle Walsh, Stephen Haggerty, Geoffrey P. Kohn, Aurora Pryor & Dimitrios Stefanidis

Is peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) more effective than pneumatic dilation and Heller myotomy? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Rebecca C. Dirks, Geoffrey P. Kohn, Bethany Slater, Jake Whiteside, Noe A. Rodriguez, Salvatore Docimo, Aurora Pryor & Dimitrios Stefanidis On behalf of the SAGES guidelines committee

Collaboration between GI surgery & Gastroenterology improves understanding of the optimal antireflux valve—the omega flap valve
Ninh T Nguyen, Justine Chinn & Kenneth Chang 

Surgical Treatment of GERD: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Sophia K. McKinley, Rebecca C. Dirks, Danielle Walsh, Celeste Hollands, Lauren E. Arthur, Noe Rodriguez, Joyce Jhang, Ahmed Abou-Setta, Aurora Pryor, Dimitrios Stefanidis & Bethany J. Slater

A new minimally invasive technique for the repair of diastasis recti: a pilot study
Gabriele Manetti, Maria Giulia Lolli, Elena Belloni & Giuseppe Nigri

Robotic-assisted cholecystectomy is superior to laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the initial training for surgical novices in an ex vivo porcine model: a randomized crossover study 
E. Willuth, S. F. Hardon, F. Lang, C. M. Haney, E. A. Felinska, K. F. Kowalewski, B. P. Müller-Stich, T. Horeman & F. Nickel