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AAGL Announces the Award Winners for the 2014 AAGL Global Congress

 AAGL is pleased to announce the following winning papers and videos that will be honored at the 2014 AAGL Global Congress in Vancouver.


Golden Laparoscope Award
Best Surgical Video
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“Obturator Neuralgia a Rare Complication of TVT Sling: Complete Resolution after Laparoscopic TVT Removal”

John R. Miklos, MD
Robert D. Moore, DO
Orawee Chinthakanan, MD
International Urogynecology Associates
Alpharetta, Georgia



Golden Hysteroscope Award
Best Paper on Hysteroscopy
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“Quality of Life after Hysteroscopic Myomectomy: A Prospective Observational Study”

Dhiraj Uchil, MD
Tushna Vandrevala, MD
University Hospital Lewisham
London, United Kingdom


Excellence in Education
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“A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Traditional with Simulation Resident Surgical Laparoscopic Salpingectomy Training”

Nima R. Patel, MD, MS
Drexel University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gretchen Makai, MD
Nancy Sloan, PhD
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, Delaware

Carl Della Badia, DO
Drexel University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Jerome J. Hoffman Award
Best Abstract by a Resident or Fellow
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“Impact of a Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Department on Rates of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: 2004 to 2012”

Megan Loring, MD
Stephanie N. Morris, MD
Keith B. Isaacson, MD
MIGS Department
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Newton, Massachusetts


Mahnert Jay M. Cooper Award
Best Paper on Minimally Invasive Gynecology by a Fellow
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“Unexpected Uterine Sarcoma and Other Gynecologic Malgnancies Diagnosed after Hysterectomy Performed for Benign Indications”

Nichole Mahnert, MD
Daniel Morgan, MD
Carolyn Johnston, MD
Sawsan As-Sanie, MD, MPH
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan



Robert B. Hunt Award
Best Paper Published in JMIG 
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“Feasibility and Optimal Dosage of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence for Sentinel Lymph Node Detection Using Robotic Single-Site Instrumentation: Preclinical Study”

Kimberly L. Levinson, MD, MPH
Haider Mahdi, MD
Pedro Escobar, MD
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, Ohio

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