Archives for Para-oesophageal hernia

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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