Michael Dixon to present Surgery Grand Rounds Sept. 7

  • Friday, August 31, 2018
  • Education

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:

  1. Recognize the indications and contraindications for surgical intervention on Gastroesophageal Carcinoma.
  2. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the Ivor-Lewis, Tri-Incisional and Transhiatal esophagectomies.
  3. Understand the changes and implications of the 8th Edition AJCC staging of epithelial cancers of the gastroesophageal junction.
  4. 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.