This course will review the basics of Esophageal Atresia, the current treatment modalities, the possible complications and how they can be avoided, and most importantly, tips and tricks for managing variations.
Professor Emeritus of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System. Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, Colorado. Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, New York, New York He was a founder and past president of the International Pediatric Endosurgical Group (IPEG), SAGES, Telementoring Task Force Member
Department of Surgery, King Fahad Hospital of the University, College of Medicine, Raid, Saudi Arabia
Director KSU Obesity Chair, Associate Professor & Consultant of Obesity; MIS Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University & KFMC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Pediatric Surgeon, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Pediatric Surgeon, University of Virginia Children's Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia
Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric Surgical Associates of the East Bay and the Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, California
Assistant Professor - Med Center Line, Surgery - Pediatric Surgery, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, California.
Pediatric Surgery, Fur Kinder-Und Jugendchirurgie Medizinische Universitat Leipzig, Germany
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Chief of Dept. of Medical and Surgical Neonatology, Chief of Newborn Surgery, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery Chief of Neonatal Surgery University of Chile Exequiel Gonzalez Cortez Children’s Hospital Santiago, Chile
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery Universidad de Chile Calvo Mackenna Children Hospital Clinica Las Condes Medical Center, Santiago, Chile
Dr. Foker is the Robert L. and Sharon G. Kaster Professor, Division of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at the University of Minnesota and has been a leader in the areas of congenital heart disease, esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.Minneapolis, Minnesotanbsp;
How to decrease the chances for leak or recurrent fistula
How to assess the gap, Esophageal Replacement: Complications: Recurrent TEF, endoscopic vs thoracotomy, tips and tricks, Reflux
1. Recognize how to better prevent complications such as leakage and fistula.
2. Recognize benefits and drawbacks of minimally invasive approaches to treatment of esophageal atresia and understand limitations of endoscopic vs. thoracotomy.
3. Describe how to manage stricture and recurrence
4. Identify indications, options for long gap atresia and better understand uses
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas, Elements & Policies of the Ohio State Medical Association through the joint sponsorship of Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron and GlobalCastMD. Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the OSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.