Novel Combined Vats/laparoscopic Approach for Giant and Complicated Paraesophageal Hernia Repair



Presented by Daniela Molena at the SAGES 2014 Meeting; Panel – Concurrent session SS2 Video 1

Daniela Molena, MD, Benedetto Mungo, MD, Miloslawa Stem, MS, Anne O Lidor, MD, MPH; Johns Hopkins Medicine

Points of interest:
CT of giant type IV PEH–15 sec
procedure begins–52 sec
thoracic exploration–55 sec
division of inferior pulmonary ligament–1:07
dissection of the hernia sac aortic side–1

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