We gratefully acknowledge educational grant support for the State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury During Cholecystectomy from the following:
- Boston Scientific
- Intuitive Surgical
- Karl Storz
- Stryker Endoscopy
- SAGES Education and Research Foundation
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases –
Funding for this conference was made possible by 1 R13 DK 120271-01 from NIDDK. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Through this funding, we are able to support the development of practice guidelines aimed at improving patient safety for this common operation.