Archives for hiatus hernia

Exeter Upper GI at ISDE

The Exeter Upper GI team, lead by Saj Wajed and including research fellows James Brewer and Raj Veeramootoo were in force at the recent International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus Meeting, held in Vancouver, Canada with a total of five oral abstract presentations. Subjects included #LINX for #reflux, hiatus hernia and the long-term results of minimally invasive oesophagectomy. World renowned experts, Dr Tom DeMeester and ISDE president Dr Jeff Peters, both former mentors of Saj Wajed were prominent throughout the meeting with several keynote lectures on oesophageal diseases.
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Biologic mesh in hiatus hernia

The Exeter Upper GI team including Research Fellow James Brewer, Surgical Trainee Paul Mackenzie, and lead by  Saj Wajed, were at the European Hernia Society Meeting 2014 held in Edinburgh last week. Recent data, including the select use of biologic mesh in complex para-oesophageal hernia surgery was presented.  
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Hiatus hernia surgery outcomes

The Exeter Upper GI team present their long-term  data for laparoscopic surgery on para-oesophageal hernia (giant hiatus hernia) at the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) International Surgical Congress,  Harrogate, 30 April – 2 May, 2014. Research Fellow, James Brewer will detail the excellent results of surgery on over 130 patients across a 9-year+ period at the specialist centre.
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