Modeator: Kyle A. Perry, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Co-Modeator: Daniela Molena, MD, FACS, New York, NY

The vast majority of patients undergoing minimally invasive anti-reflux operations have successful results. However, some patients experience dissatisfying outcomes even with technically correct procedures. This panel includes the current standards for selecting the right patient and the right procedure for anti-reflux surgery, the principles of technical execution, and the approach for identifying the cause and potential remedies when there are unsatisfactory results.

Presentations and Speakers

Patient Evaluation and Selection to Optimize Outcomes of Anti-Reflux Surgery
Christy M. Dunst, MD, FACS, Portland, OR

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Obesity: Keys to Successful Management
Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI

Management of Failed Laparoscopic Magnetic Gastroesophageal Junction Reinforcement
Brian E. Louie, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA

Technical Keys to Successful Fundoplication Revision
Brant K. Oelschlager, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA

Questions and Case-Based Discussion
Kyle A. Perry, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH