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THURSDAY, 4 June 2015
08.00 - 17.00 Thoracic Masters Class: Advances in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Co-Chairs: Richard Lazzaro, M.D.
Jens Rueckert, M.D.
08.00 - 10:45 Thoracic Masters Class: Morning Session

Session I: Pulmonary Nodules/Lymph-Node-Dissection

Moderators: Ricardo Sales Dos Santos, MD
 
8.00 – 8.20 Screening and Risk Calculation: How to Define the Malignant Potential of Pulmonary Nodules with Implications for Surgery?
Ricardo Sales dos Santos, MD
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo, Brazil
8.20 – 8.30 Discussion
8.30 – 8.50 Optimal Resection Technique for Pulmonary Nodules and Intraoperative Localization of Pulmonary Lesions
Hiran C. Fernando, MD
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
8.50 – 9.00 Discussion
9.00 – 9.20 Technique and Actual Role of VAMLA as Compared to TEMLA
Marcin Zielinski, MD Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland
9.20 – 9.30 Discussion
9.30 – 9.50 What Kind of Lymph Node Dissection is Necessary for NSCLC and Pulmonary Metastases
Ali Zamir Khan, MD Medanta, Gurgaon, India
9.50 – 10.00 Discussion
10.00 – 10.20 How to Avoid Morbidity with Racial Lymph Node Dissection with Respect to Extent and Operation Technique
Vadim Pischik, MD St-Petersburg State Uniersity, St-Petersburg, Russia
10.20 – 10.30 Discussion
10.45 - 11.00 Introduction of New Members
11.00 - 11.15 Announcement of 2014 Innovations Manuscript Awards
11.15 - 11.45 Presidential Address
Prof. Volkmar Falk, M.D.
Medical Director and Chairmen
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
11.45 - 14.15 ISMICS International Fellows and Residents Luncheon - Trainees to Consultants✝
11.45 - 13.15 LUNCH SYMPOSIA✝
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
13.30 - 17.15 Thoracic Masters Class: Afternoon Session

Session II: Minimally Invasive Lung Resection: Different Techniques

Moderators: Hiran C. Fernando, MD
 
13.30 – 13.45 The Anterior Approach is the Standard for Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Laurence Spier, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
13.45 – 14.00 Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: Advantage of the Posterior Technique
Laurence Spier, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
14.00 – 14.15 Is Robotic Lobectomy Able to Facilitate and Extend the Adoption of Minimally-Invasive Operation Technique?
Richard Lazzaro, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, New York, USA
14.15 – 14.30 Why Uniportal Anatomic Lung Resection is Gaining Acceptance so Rapidly?
Gaetano Rocco, MD
NCI Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy
14.30 – 14.45 Technique and Challenges of Uniportal Lobectomy
Sebastian Gilbert, MD
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
14.45 – 15.00 The Difference Between Open and Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Amgad E. Elsherif, MD
Tawan Hospital, AL Ain, United Arab Emirates
15.00 – 15.15 How To Perform Lung Resections Minimally-Invasively?
Richard Lazzaro, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, New York, USA
15.15 – 15.30 Discussion
 
Session III: Mediastinal Diseases
Moderators: Richard Lazzaro, MD
Jens Ruckert, MD
15.30 – 15.45 The Evolution From Sternotomy to Thoracoscopy for Thymectomy – Including the Actual Role of Transcervical Operation Technique
Marcin Zielinski, MD Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland
15.45 – 16.00 Why Robotic Thymectomy? Refinements of the Technique
Jens Ruckert, MD Charite CCM, Berlin, Germany
16.00 – 16.15 Is There a Role for Robotic Approach with Masaoka II/III Thymoma?
Jens Ruckert, MD Charite CCM, Berlin, Germany
16.15 – 16.30 The Ideal Operation Technique for Middle and Posterior Mediastinal Tumors
Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
16.30 – 16.45 Technical Aspects and Pitfalls of Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy
Daniela Molena, MD Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
16.45 – 17.00 Role of Endoscopic Resection for Esophageal Cancer
Steve DeMeester, MD University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
17.15 - 18.30 Exhibition Hall Reception
17.15 - 18.30 Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD; Hammersmith Hospital, London, England
18.00 - 20.00 EVENING SYMPOSIA✝
Evening Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
 
FRIDAY, 5 June 2015
06.30 - 07.50 BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA✝
Breakfast Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
08.00 - 09.20 THORACIC SESSION 1 - Lung
Moderators: Ali Zamir Khan, MD
Jens Ruckert, MD
Session Introduction (5 minutes)
T1. VATS RESECTION OF HYDATID CYST
Ali Zamir Khan, Shaiwal Khandelwal, Narendra Agarwal, Kamran Ali.
Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T2. Measurement of intraoperative electromyography during thoracoscopic pulmonary lobectomy and mediastinal lymph node dissection
Seong Yong Park1, Myung-Chul Jung2, Seung-Hyun Yoon3.
1Department of Thoacic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Ajou University, School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea, Republic of, 2Ajou University, ErgoDynamics Laboratory, Department of Industrial Engineering, Suwon, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaton, Ajou University, School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea, Republic of
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T3. Initial assessment of trans-cervical and trans-thoracic approaches to the chest using a novel flexible robotic system
Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Umamaheswar Duvvuri.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T4. Left- or Right-Sided Approach for Robotic Thymectomy
Jens C. Rόckert, Marc Swierzy, Harun Badakhshi, Mahmoud Ismail.
Charitι-Centre of Competence in Thoracic Surgery, Berlin, Germany
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T5. Long Term Results Of T2 Sparing Sympathicotomy in Patients With Palmar And Axillary Hyperhidrosis: A Review of 234 Patients
Kutsal Turhan, Ali Ozdil, Yeliz Erol, Alpaslan Cakan, Ufuk Cagirici.
Ege University Hospital Department Of Thoracic Surgery, Izmir, Turkey
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T6. VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC RESECTION OF MEDIASTINAL ECTOPIC PARATHYROID ADENOMA
Kamran Ali, Shaiwal Khandelwal, Narendra Agarwal, Ali Zamir Khan.
Medanta the Medicity, Gurgaon, India
Discussion (4 Minutes)
09.20 - 10.00 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 10.30 Kit V. Arom Lectureship: The Evolution of Modern Cardiac Surgery and the Necessity to Change
Hermann Reichen Spurner, MD
University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
10.30 - 11.30 THORACIC SESSION 2 - Miscellaneous
Moderators: Daniel G. French, MD
Alan D. Sinoe, MD
Session Introduction (5 minutes)
T7. Novel Narrow-Profile Articulating Powered Vascular Stapler Provides Improved Access Compared with Conventional Devices
Calvin SH Ng1, M Blair Marshall2, Allan Pickens3, Julianne M. Siegel4, John F. Cummings4, Jeffrey W. Clymer4.
1The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, 2Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA, 3Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 4Ethicon, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T8. Use of digital suction device in VATS decortication for early recovery and shorter hospital stay
Narendra agarwal, shaiwal khandelwal, KAMRAN ALI, ALI ZAMIR KHAN.
Medanta the medicity, gurgaon, India
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T9. Single Port Versus Multi-Port VATS Anatomic Lung Resection
Daniel G. French1, Calvin Thompson2, Sebastien Gilbert1.
1Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2Department of Anesthesia, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T10. Adherence to a Fast Track Clinical Pathway for Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: Clinical Importance and Predictors
Alan D. Sihoe, Peter S. Yu, Timothy H. Kam, S Y Lee, Xuyuan Liu.
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Discussion (4 Minutes)
12.00 - 13.30 LUNCH SYMPOSIA✝
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
13.40 - 14.30 THORACIC SESSION 3 - Esophagus & Miscellaneous
Moderators: Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD
Samuna Park, MD
Session Introduction (5 minutes)
T11. Safe Attainment of Technical Proficiency with Total Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Experience with 100 Consecutive Cases
Inderpal S. Sarkaria1, Nabil P. Rizk2, Rachel Grosser2, Debra Goldman2, David J. Finley2, Amanda Ghanie2, Camelia S. Sima2, Manjit S. Bains2, Prasad S. Adusumilli2, Valerie W. Rusch2, David R. Jones2.
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T12. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Duct Ligation For The Treatment of Chylothorax
Samina Park, Young Tae Kim, Chang Hyun Kang, In Kyu Park, Hyun Ju Lee, Yoohwa Hwang.
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T13. Does a Collis Gastroplasty Reduce Hiatal Hernia Recurrence after Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair?
Joshua A. Boys, MD, Beina Azadgoli, Evan T. Alicuben, MD, Janis M. Yee, Steven R. DeMeester, MD.
Keck Medical Center of USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T14. Efficacy and Safety of Novel Modified Nuss Procedure for Pectus Excavatum with A New Steel Bar
Ju Mei, Zhaolei Jiang, Guoqing Li, Haibo Xiao, Mingsong Wang, Fengqing Hu, Xiao Xie, Rui Hu.
Xinhua Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong Univers, Shanghai, China
Discussion (4 Minutes)
15.00 - 15.45 Coffee Break
15.45 - 16.30 Keynote Address
Prof. Wendelin Stark
ETH Zurich Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Zurich, Switzerland
16.30 - 17.30 Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD; Hammersmith Hospital, London, England
18.30 - 20.30 Attendee Reception
22.00 - 23.30 President's Nightcap
 
SATURDAY, 6 June 2015
08.30 - 09.00 ISMICS Member Business Meeting
09.00 - 10.00 Thoracic Movie Day - Session I
Moderators: Mahamoud Ismail, MD
Richard Lazzaro, MD
TV1. Curved Radial Reload stapler for lung resctions
Mohamed M. M. ElSaegh, M.D. in cardiothoracic surgery, Afroditi Petsa, Joel Dunning, FRCS.
James Cook university hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV2. Preservation of replaced left hepatic artery during robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy
Nicholas R. Hess, BS1, Nabil P. Rizk, MD2, Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD3.
1University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, 3University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV3. Robot Assisted Trans-abdominal Esophageal Diverticulectomy, Heller Myotomy and Dor Fundoplication
Raghav Murthy, MBBS, Derek Williams, MD, Kemp H. Kernstine, MD.PhD.
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV4. Non-Intubated Single Incision VATS (NISIVATS) for bullectomy under sedation and local anesthesia
Jinwook Hwang, MD, PhD, Byung-Ju Min, MD, PhD, Won-Min Jo, MD, PhD, Jae-Seung Shin, MD, PhD.
Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea, Republic of
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV5. A 2-cm Single Incision Needlescopic Lobectomy for Lung cancer
Kook Nam Han, Hyun Koo Kim, Hyun Joo Lee, Young Ho Choi.
Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV6. A Single Port Pneumonectomy Through Intrapericardial Approach Assisted by Three-Dimensional Video System
Kook Nam Han, Hyun Koo Kim, Hyun Joo Lee, Young Ho Choi.
Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
(3 Minutes Discussion)
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee Break
10.15 - 11.15 Thoracic Movie Day - Session II
Moderators: Khaled Al Kattan, MD
Seong Yong Park, MD
TV7. Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Sub-Xiphoid Mediastinoscopy as an Alternative Approach to Chamberlain Procedure
Mohommad A. Rafay, FRCS, Khaled M. Al Kattan, FRCS.
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV8. VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY (VATS): RIGHT MIDDLE SLEEVE LOBECTOMY
Nicola Tamburini, Francesco Quarantotto, Pio Maniscalco, Elena Garelli, Giorgio Cavallesco, Professor.
Department General and Thoracic surgery, Ferrara, Italy
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV9. Single-incision video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy in the treatment of adult communicating bronchopulmonary foregut malformation with large aberrant artery
Bong Soo Son, MD, Chang Wan Kim, MD, Do Hyung Kim, MD, Jong Myung Park.
Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yang-san, Korea, Republic of
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV10. Single-Port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Thymectomy through Subxiphoidal Incision
Do Kyun Kang, Sung Kwang Lee, Woon Heo, Ho-Ki Min, Hee Jae Jun, Youn-Ho Hwang.
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Haeundae Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, Busan, Korea, Republic of.
(3 Minutes Discussion)
TV11. Completely Portal Robotic Left Lower Lobectomy with Complete Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection Using 4 Arms; hilar approach
Seong Yong Park, MD.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea, Republic of.
(3 Minutes Discussion)

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