Programme

Programme

16 November 2018 (DAY 1 FRIDAY)

0730-0830

REGISTRATION

0830 0900

OPENING CEREMONY & ELSA PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

0900-0930

0930-1000

1000-1030

THREE KEYNOTE LECTURES

1030-1100

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

 

HALL 1

HALL 2

HALL 3

HALL 4

1100-1230

Colorectal Symposium

  • Minimally invasive approaches for diverticulitis; Evidence vs controversy
  • Staging laparoscopy for metastatic colorectal cancer before HIPEC & peritonectomy. 
  • MIS Approaches for splenic flexure tumours
  • Single incision colon resection
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery 
  • Laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection for rectal cancer

Upper GI Symposium

  • The symptomatic patient after anti-reflux surgery: Causes, work-up and management strategies
  • Laparoscopic endoscopic approaches for gastric SMTs 
  • MIS vs. Endoluminal Approaches for Early gastric cancer
  • Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment for gastric diseases: current status and future directions

Hepatobiliary Symposium

  • Minimally invasive pancreatic resection
  • Minimally invasive approaches to pancreatitis
  • Minimally invasive Pancreatoduodenectomy - Prof. Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Mumbai
  • Laparoscopic living donor hepatectomy - Prof. Go Wakabayashi, Japan
  • Endoscopic and surgical management of non-ampullary duodenal neoplasms - Horacio J Asbun (Mayo Clinic)

Thoracic Symposium

  • VATS & RATS- Minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer
  • VATS for benign thoracic lesions
  • VATS in the management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax

1230-1300

1300-1330

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM & LUNCH

1330-1500

Colorectal Symposium

  • Patient selection, indications and contraindications, and procedure outline for taTME
  • ICG for localization of lesions and for assessment of bowel perfusion
  • EMR for colonic neoplasia
  • Complete Mesocolic Excision- Moving Forward or Stepping Back?
  • TAMIS vs. TEMS

Upper GI Symposium

  • Achalasia management: Heller vs. POEMs
  • Robotic gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer: indications and current status
  • Laparoscopic &/or thoracoscopic approaches for esophagogastric junction cancer: current status
  • Minimal approaches to complications of esophagogastric surgery

Hepatobiliary Symposium

  • Learning curve in laparoscopic liver resection - David Geller (USA)
  • Robotic liver resection
  • Role of laparoscopic approach to colorectal liver metastasis - Catherine Teh (Philipines)
  • Safe steps in laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis

Thoracic Symposium

  • Uniportal versus three-ports VATS
  • VATS sympathectomy
  • How to deal with intra-operative complications by VATS Diego Gonzales Rivas

Paediatric Symposium

  • Laparoscopic management of choledochal cyst
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair in children: current evidences
  • Challenges and special considerations in laparoscopic paediatric surgery
1500-1530

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1530-1700

Colorectal “How I Do It” Symposium

  • MIS approaches to right colon
  • Complete mesocolic excision
  • Re-operative surgery
  • Colonic stenting
  • Laser haemorrhoidectomy
  • taTME Step by Step: Pearls and Planes
  • Robotic Transanal Surgery

Upper GI “How I Do It” Symposium

  • Laparo/thoracoscopic surgery for esophagogastric junction cancer
  • Laparoscopic total/ subtotal gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic fundoplication for paraesophageal hiatal hernia
  • Oesophagogastric stenting
  • Reconstruction for total/subtotal gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic endoscopic approaches for gastric SMTs
  • Laparo/thoracoscopic approaches for esophageal diverticulum

Hepatobiliary “How I Do It” Symposium

  • Laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy - Kyung-Suk Suh (Korea)
  • Laparoscopic Whipple's resection - Prof. Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Mumbai
  • Laparoscopic CBD exploration - BK Yoong, Malaysia
  • Laparoscopic liver resection

Paediatric Symposium

  • Laparoscopic assisted trans-anal pull through for Hirchsprung's disease
  • Bariatric surgery in children
  • Advances in paediatric urology MIS
  • Thoracoscopy for congenital anomalies

Free paper

1700-1730

1730-1800

ELSA BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING

1800

DINNER

17 November 2018 (DAY 2 SATURDAY)

 

HALL 1

HALL 2

HALL 3

HALL 4

0730-0800

0800-0830

Meet the experts Colorectal

Meet the experts Upper GI Meet the experts Hepatobiliary  

0830-0900

0900-0930

TWO KEYNOTE LECTURES

0930-1000

1000-1030

Nutritional optimization/ERAS symposium

  • ERAS: Best perioperative care for MIS
  • Dietary plan for bariatric surgery
  • Nitrogen balance- the virtues in cancer surgery - Shukri Jahit, Malaysia

Endocrine Symposium

  • Minimally invasive video assisted parathyroidectomy (MIVAP): Is there still a role
  • Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach (TOETVA): Safer with intraoperative nerve monitoring?
  • Debate: Endoscopic thyroidectomy: Breast Axillary approach (BABA) vs Transoral approach (TOETVA) for multinodular goitre
  • MIS in the management of paragangliomas - Weifeng Xu
  • Current status of Robotic thyroidectomy: Is it an option in developing Asian countries?

Endo-Lap Surgery - Nurses/allied health

Technology & MIS symposium

1030-1100

TEA/COFfEE BREAK

1030-1100

COFFEE/ TEA BREAK

1100-1130

1130-1200

1200-1230

Laparoscopic Training Symposium

  • Culture and teamwork in surgery
  • Surgical Education & Innovation - Wayne Huang Shin-Wei, Taiwan
  • Video assessment for ensuring competency in laparoscopic surgery

Endocrine Symposium

  • Debate: Trans-peritoneal adrenalectomy or retroperitoneal adrenalectomy for a 4 cm adrenal pheochromocytoma?
  • Handling complication of retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal tumour or for adrenal malignancy
  • Partial or cortical sparing adrenalectomy for phaechromocytoma

Endo-Lap Surgery - Nurses/allied health

  • Endo-lap Setup. Handling & Care of laparoscopic equipment
  • The role of endoscopy nurse in management of GI bleed
  • Insertion of endoscopic feeding conduit Hans - Alexander Mahendran, Malaysia
  • Care, cleaning, disinfectant and sterilization of endo-lap instruments

 

Technology & MIS symposium

  • ICG in laparoscopic surgery
  • Robotic surgery- Past, presence & future
  • 3D imaging in MIS - Jack Liu Kai-Che
  • Percutaneous Image Guided Treatments- the new MIS
  • Hand assisted laparoscopic surgery: real indications and trends
  • 3D, 4K and Flex Tip: The latest & greatest technology

 

1230-1300

1300-1330

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM & LUNCH

1330-1400

1400-1430

1430-1500

Abdominal wall hernias Symposium/ Video Session

  • Minimally invasive advances in complex abdominal wall hernia
  • Chronic pain after ventral hernia repair: Do we care enough?
  • Innovations in ventral hernia repair- New techniques in ventral hernia repair
  • Innovations in ventral hernia repair- Pros/Cons Robotic ventral hernia repair?
  • Innovations in ventral hernia repair- Stapled abdominoplasty

Endoscopic diagnostics and therapeutics Symposium

  • Application of flexible endoscopy and endoscopic surgery: an overview
  • Current application of colorectal ESD
  • New technologies in endoscopic stenting
  • Novel techniques: haemostasis in upper GI bleed

Bariatric Surgery Symposium

  • Evidence based pathways in bariatrics
  • Managing short/long-term complications of bariatric surgery
  • The future of bariatrics, diabetic care, and metabolic surgery
  • What's next? New techniques and technologies in bariatric surgery
  • Bariatric surgery for super morbid obesity
  • Novel & endoscopic techniques in bariatric surgery
  • Revisional bariatric surgery

MIS in Emergency Symposium

  • The role of MIS in intra-abdominal infections
  • The role of MIS in acute abdomen
  • The role of MIS in trauma
  • The role of MIS in perforated diverticulitis
  • The role of diagnostic laparoscopy for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit

1500-1530

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1530-1600

1600-1630

1630-1700

Inguinal hernia Symposium/ Video Session

  • Update on current guidelines on laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Minimally invasive advances in complex inguinoscrotal hernia
  • Video: MIS Rectrorectus Approaches
  • Video: Laparoscopic eTEP for ventral hernia

 

Free paper & poster

Bariatric “How I do it” Session

  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Mini-gastric bypass
  • Sleeve gastrectomy with duodeno-jejunal bypass
  • Salvage surgery for complications

 

Free paper & poster

1700-1730

1730-1800

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