Topic Forum 2











Attenzione: apre in una nuova finestra.

2 Sunday, September 2, 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Outcomes in esophageal surgery
Chairs: B. Gayet (Paris) – R.P. Tatum (Seattle)
Discussant: M.S. Allen (Rochester, MN)

  • Paraesophagael Hernia: watchful waiting versus elective repair? R.P. Tatum (Seattle)
  • Is bioprosthetic mesh superior to synthetic mesh when used to repair a para-esophageal hiatus hernia? E. Figueredo (Seattle)
  • Esophageal lengthening versus no esophageal lengthening? J.J. Lam (Pittsburgh)
  • Fundoplication versus no fundoplication in para-esophageal hernia repair L.L. Swanström (Portland)
  • Antireflux surgery for the management of extra-esophageal reflux disease
  • Endoluminal antireflux techniques C. Schuhmacher (Munich)
  • Outcomes after endoscopic antireflux procedures L.L. Swanström (Portland)
  • Who is the ideal patient for the transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure? R.P. Petersen (Seattle)
  • Options for repair (redo fundoplication, Roux-en-Y, esophagectomy) M. Loviscek (Buenos Aires)
  • Are outcomes of fundoplication in the obese patient population equivalent to those in the non-obese? I. Braghetto (Santiago)
  • Should Roux-en-Y gastric bypass the primary option for treatment of GERD in the morbidly obese? D. Nocca (Montpellier)
  • Outcomes  of revisional antireflux surgery– Surgical and quality of life E.B. Wassenaar (Seattle)
  • Does the routine use of intra-operative esophageal manometry lead to better patient outcomes in antireflux surgery? G.M. Del Genio (Naples)
  • What is the role of HRM in the evaluation of factors responsible for failure of fundoplication? R.V. Soares (Seattle)