Laparoscopic treatment of GERD/Hiatal Hernia - Webinar
In the session we will discuss the pros and cons and technical challenges surrounding laparoscopic management of sliding hiatal hernia and gastric-esophageal reflux disease in brachycephalic dogs. The results of a recently completed prospective clinical trial in a cohort of dogs will also be summarized.
Phil Mayhew, BVM&S, DACVS
Dr. Mayhew is a professor in the school of veterinary medicine at the University of California Davis with a focus on small animal soft tissue surgery, minimally invasive surgery and surgical oncology. Dr. Mayhew’s main area of research is broadening the evidence base for minimally invasive soft tissue surgical procedures in small animals. In addition, he is focused on designing new laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures for use in small animal clinical practice. Dr. Mayhew is a graduate of the Royal Dick school of veterinary medicine, University of Edinburgh, Scotland and past president of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society.