Laparoscopic Heller’s cardiomyotomy for UGI trainees

22nd June 2023, 19:00 to 20:00 BST


This webinar will provide a practical take on all aspects of Heller’s cardiomyotomy with particular emphasis on operative details. Preoperative patient selection and various other treatment options that are useful for consenting will be discussed, as well as post operative management and the advantages of robotic surgery.


To provide practical insight to the complexities surrounding the surgical management of Achalasia cardia.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar trainees will understand different modalities of treatment for Achalasia cardia. They will also learn “a technique” of Heller’s cardiomyotomy, as well as technical details and logistic difficulties in this operation and the advantages of robotic surgery over laparoscopy.

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Our panellists include:

  • Prof. Mughal - Consultant UGI surgeon  (Chair)

  • Mr Chris Ball - Consultant UGI surgeon (speaker)

  • Mr Ravi Date - Consultant Benign UGI surgeon (speaker)

  • Mr Paul Turner - Consultant UGI surgeon (speaker)

  • Mr Ioannis Sarantitis - Senior UGI Trainee (Trainee representative)


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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