Surgical Innovation and Life-Long Learning: The Case of the Esophagus
Dr. Philip Carrott discusses surgical procedure development with emphasis on the development of the Heller myotomy for achalasia.
This Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds event took place on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 7:00 A.M.
General, plastic, thoracic, vascular, cardiothoracic, abdominal transplantation and surgical oncology physicians, residents, fellows and medical students need to be regularly updated on novel therapies, as well as advances in surgical care and clinical practices that will aid them in treating a variety of surgical procedures to increase the patient care experience and improve practice efficiency.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
- Discuss the development of the Heller myotomy for achalasia.
- Identify safe surgical innovation.
- Review important considerations in procedural development.
- Medical Students
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September 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022. Original release date: September 1, 2020.
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Assistant Professor of Surgery Baylor College of Medicine