GERD, Obesity, and Hiatal Hernias
Hiatal hernias in a population with obesity pose a therapeutic dilemma for the foregut surgeon. Is there a BMI above which a hernia repair should be deferred? Is there a role for a concomitant bariatric surgery during a hiatal hernia repair and, if so, what operation? What`s the ideal procedure for a recurrent hiatal hernia in an obese patient? This session will address the unique complexities of the pre- and post-op care as well as intra-operative decision making of managing a hiatal hernia in patients with obesity.
- Address the unique intra-operative complexities involved in reconstructing the hiatus in populations with morbid obesity.
- Identify the role of bariatric surgery in the treatment of hiatal hernias.
- Manage the recurrent hiatal hernia in an obese population.
|Tip of the Iceberg: Pre-operative Evaluation of Hiatal Hernia and Reflux in Patients with Obesity||11:30 am - 11:40 am|
|Fundoplication vs Bariatric Procedures for Hiatal Hernia and Reflux: What`s the Data||11:40 am - 11:50 am|
|Addressing a Hiatal Hernia when Performing Bypass and Sleeve: Technique/Pitfalls & Perils||11:50 am - 12:00 pm|
|Addressing the Failed Fundoplication in Patients with Obesity: Evaluation, Operative Strategy, Pitfalls and Perils||12:00 pm - 12:10 pm|
|Management of the Recurrent Hiatal Hernia after Bariatric Surgery||12:10 pm - 12:20 pm|
||Q&A||12:20 pm - 12:30 pm|