Michael Dixon to present Surgery Grand Rounds Sept. 7
- Friday, August 31, 2018
Michael Dixon, MD, PGY III surgery resident in the Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled "Current Surgical Treatment for Gastroesophageal Carcinoma” from the UND Medical Education Center in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, September 7, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
The objectives of his talk are:
- Recognize the indications and contraindications for surgical intervention on Gastroesophageal Carcinoma.
- Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the Ivor-Lewis, Tri-Incisional and Transhiatal esophagectomies.
- Understand the changes and implications of the 8th Edition AJCC staging of epithelial cancers of the gastroesophageal junction.
- Explain the difference and implications between lymph node dissections performed in the United States and in Japan.
This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota.
All are welcome to attend.