SAGES/STS Devil`s in the Details: Controversies in Hiatal Hernia Repairs
This session will focus on the most important issues foregut surgeons are currently facing when repairing large hiatal hernias. This expert panel will discuss the impact of obesity on hiatal hernias, how to approach the closure of massive crural defects, and strategies to address reflux with so many new options available.
- Assess the candidacy for hiatal hernia repair in patients with varying levels of obesity and advise patients on the appropriate surgical options.
- Implement strategies to successfully complete a difficult crural closure.
- Compare the various options for reinforcing the reflux barrier after hiatal hernia repair.
Pre-Planning Session Co-Chair
|Pre-Planning Session Co-Chair||-|
|Impact of Obesity on Surgical Options for Hiatal Hernia Repair||1:30 pm - 1:45 pm|
|How to Approach a Difficult Crural Closure||1:45 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Handling the Reflux Barrier After Large Hernia Repair||2:00 pm - 2:15 pm|
||Q&A||2:15 pm - 2:30 pm|