TRACK(S): GEN, RUS
Moderator: Bryan K. Richmond, MD, MBA, FACS, Charleston, WV
Co-Moderator: Gina L. Adrales, MD, MPH, FACS, Baltimore, MD
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures done in the U.S. Fervent debate continues about the role of open versus laparoscopic versus robotic repair, and this panel will present evidence for and against the various techniques.
Presentations and Speakers
Introduction: The Ongoing Debate: What Are the Key Considerations?
Bryan K. Richmond, MD, MBA, FACS, Charleston, WV
What about Recurrence Rates?
Benjamin K. Poulose, MD, MPH, FACS, Nashville, TN
What about Cost?
John S. Roth, MD, FACS, Lexington, KY
What about the Learning Curve?
William W. Hope, MD, FACS, Wilmington, NC
What about Postoperative Pain: Acute and Chronic?
Archana Ramaswamy, MD, FACS, Minneapolis, MN
Are There Certain Clinical Circumstances That Clearly Favor One Approach Over Another?
Gina L. Adrales, MD, MPH, FACS, Baltimore, MD