Paraesophageal Hernias: When and How to Operate in 2019
Paraesophageal hernias remain challenging cases. This session will discuss which patients should or should not undergo operative repair. Controversial issues such as esophageal lengthening, mesh or non-mesh cruroplasty, and the use of anti-reflux procedures will be highlighted. The expert panelists will provide their technical tips for operative success.
Moderator: David W. Rattner, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Co-Moderator: James D. Luketich, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA
Paraesophageal Hernias: Who to Operate on and When to Do It
Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Is Routine Fundoplication Necessary in Paraesophageal Hernia Repair?
James D. Luketich, MD, FACS
The Difficult Hiatus: Mesh or No Mesh?
Aurora D. Pryor, MD, FACS, Stony Brook, NY
Technical Challenges in Paraesophageal Hernia Repair: Short Esophagus and Tough Re-Operations
Christopher R. Morse, MD, Boston, MA
Sponsored by the Advisory Council for Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Advisory Council for General Surgery
- Practicing surgeons
- Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
- Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
- Enhance the quality of patient care
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In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. For additional information, please visit the ACCME website.
The ACCME also requires that ACS manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity. Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during a activity, please report it on the evaluation.
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Faculty and Disclosures
Aurora D. Pryor MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Christopher R. Morse MD - Nothing to Disclose
Dana A. Telem MD, MPH, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
David W. Rattner, MD, FACS - Olympus America: Honorarium: Consultant
James D. Luketich, MD, FACS - Covidien: Speaker; Intuitive Surgical, Inc: Stocks
Program Committee and Disclosures
CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - Nothing to Disclosure
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY - Nothing to Disclosure
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - Nothing to Disclosure
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - Nothing to Disclosure
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - Nothing to Disclosure
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - Nothing to Disclosure
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Edith Tzeng, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA - Nothing to Disclosure
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - Nothing to Disclosure
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - Nothing to Disclosure
Note: Residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 Certificate of Completion
- 1.50 Self Assessment Credit