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Faculty

Mustapha A. El Lakis, MD

Section of General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center,
Seattle, Washington

Stephen J. Kaplan, MD, MPH

Section of General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center,
Seattle, Washington

Michal Hubka, MD

Section of General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center,
Seattle, Washington

Kamran Mohiuddin, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Donald E. Low, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- define the most common complications associated paraesophageal hernia.
- identify the symptoms and character of paraesophageal hernia in patients > 80.
- discuss the expected complications after paraesophageal hernia repair.
- indicate the rate of recurrence at approximately 4 months after the repair.
- state the expected mortality rate of patients who undergo a paraesophageal hernia repair.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jun-01
Expiration Date:2019-Jun-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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