Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repairs, Transthoracic, Transabdominal, Laparoscopic, or Robotic, Which Method is Best (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-10-16 16:41:02



This special series on “Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repairs, Transthoracic, Transabdominal, Laparoscopic, or Robotic, Which Method is Best” is edited by Dr. Rishindra M. Reddy, from Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Rishindra M. Reddy, M.D., was born and raised in Michigan. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Northwestern University, and completed his general surgery residency at Washington University-Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. His spent two years during his residency, as a Clinical Research Fellow at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his Thoracic Surgery residency at the University of Washington and was a visiting fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Dr. Reddy's clinical interests include all aspects of general thoracic surgery including thoracic oncology, minimally invasive techniques, pectus repair and therapy for end-stage lung disease including transplantation and lung volume reduction surgery. His academic interests include improving outcomes for patients with thoracic cancers, molecular targeting for thoracic cancers, resident and medical student education.

Series outline:

  1. Redo Surgery
  2. Laparoscopic Reduction of Paraduodenal Hernia/Stretta
  3. Lap Repair, Mesh vs No Mesh
  4. Gastropexy
  5. Patient Selection for Optimal sSurgery
  6. Natural History of Non-Operative Treatment
  7. Paraesophaeal Hernias after Other Surgery (esoX)
  8. Repair in the Acute Setting, Approach, Management of Dead Stomach
  9. Optimal Approach for Type IV Hernias
  10. Esophageal Lengthening

Disclosure:
The series “Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repairs, Transthoracic, Transabdominal, Laparoscopic, or Robotic, Which Method is Best” was commissioned by the editorial office, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Rishindra M. Reddy is serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.