Surgery Grand Rounds: Evolution of Retromuscular Repairs: From Rives-Stoppa to Robotics

Sep 20 2017 - 6:45am to 7:45am
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Event Category: 
Grand Rounds

Surgery Grand Rounds 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

6:45am – 7:45am

UK Chandler Hospital



“Evolution of Retromuscular Repairs: From Rives-Stoppa to Robotics”

Presented by: Yuri Novitsky, MD

Director, Surgical Research, UH Cleveland Medical Center

Director, Comprehensive Hernia Center, UH Cleveland Medical Center

Professor, Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine


After this session participants will be able to:

  1. 1.        Describe evolution of hernia surgery.
  2. 2.        Describe the nuances and physiologic principles of the transversus abdominis release (TAR) procedure.
  3. 3.        Demonstrate outcomes of TAR and its effect on the abdominal wall.

Note: This activity is not accredited.

If you require special physical arrangements to attend this activity, please contact Tracey Sloan Lansdale at (859) 323-6162.  

Food provided by Department of Surgery
An Equal Opportunity University