Wed, 08 Sep | Surrey

Modern management of GERD £25

Suitable for ST3 and above. Lecture interspersed with live surgery.

Time & Location

08 Sep, 08:30
Surrey, Guildford GU2 7WG, UK

About The Event

Modern management of GERD

MATTU, Guildford, Surrey, UK

September 2021


Mr Shaun Preston

Mr Nima Abbassi

Mr Pritam Singh

A one day course aimed at early and intermediate surgical trainees featuring live surgery of the management of elective oesophageal reflux disease and hiatus hernia. Including face to face teaching on anatomy, investigation, medical management, decision making, surgical techniques, management of complications and outomes.

Opportunity to learn and practice laparoscopic techniques of fundoplication in animal models including suturing using state of the art equipment.

The programme times are approximate and will be adjusted in relation to the live surgery.

09:30 Registration and coffee

10:00 Welcome and Introduction


Live Surgery

Multiple cases of elective anti-reflux surgery and giant hiatus hernia performed by experts throughout the day and beamed live in 2D 4K and 3D HD with moderation from an expert panel of surgeons.

13:00  Lunch


Lectures / Face to Face teaching

How to assess reflux disease ? Who should you operate on ?  Who should you avoid operating on ? Anatomy and its common variations. Step by step anti-reflux surgery Avoiding complications and how to manage them if they occur ? Expected outcomes, managing functional problems post -operatively. The hiatus hernia and the giant defect. Variations in surgical approach - when is a specific approach indicated (partial wrap / Toupe etc….) Assessing and managing recurrent reflux after surgery

16:15  Tea

MDT cases

18:00  Finish

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