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THURSDAY, 16 June 2016
07.30 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.00 - 10.45 Thoracic: Didactic Sessions
Co-Chair: Hiran C. Fernando, MD
Richard S. Lazzaro, MD
08.00 - 09.30 Session I: Minimally Invasive Lobectomy: Optimal Approach
Moderators: Richard S. Lazzaro, MD
Young Tae Kim, MD
08.00 - 08.15 Multiport VATS
Harmik Soukiasian, MD
Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles
08.15 - 08.30 Single Port VATS
Sebastien Gilbert, MD
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, CA
08.30 - 08.45 Robot-Lobectomy
Giulia Veronesi, MD
Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
08.45 – 09.00 Transcervical and Subxiphod Lobectomy
Marcin Zielinski, MD
Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland
09.00 - 09.15 Non-intubated Lobectomy
Jin-Shing Chen, MD
National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
09.15 - 09.30 Panel: Question and Answer
Harmik Sousakkian, Sebastien Gilbert, Giulia Veronesi, Marcin Zielinski, Jin Shing Chen
09.30 - 10.35 Session II: Complex Minimally Invasive Resection
Moderators: Hiran C. Fernando
Jens C. Ruckert
09.30 - 09.45 Robotic Lobectomy with Chest Wall Resection
Richard S. Lazzaro, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
09.45 - 10.00 VATS Segementectomy and pneumonectomy
Rodney J. Landreneau, MD
Allegheny Health Network, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pittsburg, PA
10.00 - 10.15 Uniportal VATS Sleeve Bronchoplasty/ Aterioplasty
Yuming Zhu, MD
Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China
10.15 - 10.35 Panel: Question and Answer
Richard S. Lazzaro, Rodney J. Landeneau, Yuming Zhu
10.35 - 10.40 Announcement of Chitwood Travel Award
10.40 - 10.45 Announcement of Subramanian Innovation Award
10.45 - 11.00 Introduction of the New Members
11.00 - 11.45 Presidential Address
(R)evolution: Leading the charge of change

Gregory P. Fontana, MD
11.45 - 13.15 ISMICS International Fellows and Residents Luncheon – Trainees to Consultants†
11.45 - 13.15 LUNCH SYMPOSIA† (up to 3 concurrent)
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
13.15 - 17.00 Thoracic: Afternoon Session
13.15 - 15.15 Session I: Endoscopic and Percutaneous Interventions
Moderators: Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD
Ali Zamir Khan, MD
13.15 - 13.30 Advanced EBUS beyond Lymph Node Sampling
Moishe Liberman, MD
Centre Hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal (CHUM), Montreal, CA
13.30 - 13.45 EM Navigation for Dye-marking and Ablation
Douglas J. Minnich, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
13.45 - 14.00 EMR and ESD
Thomas J. Watson, MD
USC Department of Surgery, Pasadena, CA
14.00 - 14.15 POEM
Steven DeMeester, MD
USC Department of Surgery, Pasadena, CA
14.15 - 14.30 Esophageal Ablation: RFA vs. Cryoablation
Hiran C. Fernando, MD
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
14.30 - 14.45 Endoscopic Management of Zenkers Diverticulum
Steven DeMeester, MD
USC Department of Surgery, Pasadena, CA
14.45 - 15.15 Panel: Question and Answer
Moishe Liberman, Douglas J. Minnich, Thomas J. Watson, Steven Demeester, Hiran C. Fernando
15.15 - 15.30 Break
15.30 - 17.00 Session II: New Paradigms in Thoracic Surgery
Moderators: Thomas J. Watson, MD
Guilia Veronesi, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Laparoscopic Transgastric Resection
M. Blair Marshall MD
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC
15.45 - 16.00 Real-time, Intraoperative Evaluation of Gastric Conduit Perfusion
Daniela Molena, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
16.00 - 16.15 Subxiphoid Approach for Anterior Mediastinal Tumors
Marcin Zielinski, MD
Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland
16.15 - 16.30 How to Incorporate Social Media into Your Thoracic Practice
Mara B. Antonoff, MD
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
16.30 - 16.45 Is SBRT Superior to Subloboar Resection?
Ricardo Santos, MD
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo, Brazil
16.45 - 17.00 Panel: Question and Answer
M. Blair Marshall, Daniela Molena, Stephen D. Cassivi, Ricardo Santos
17.15 - 18.30 Exhibition Hall Reception
17.15 - 18.30 Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD; St. Mary's 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
 
FRIDAY, 17 June 2016
07.30 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.00 - 09.20 Thoracic Session 1: Pulmonary Resection
Moderators: M. Blair Marshall, MD
Daniela Molena, MD
T1. VATS and RATS Lobectomy: What Access Is Better For Pulmonary Tuberculosis?
Peter Yablonskii, Grigorii Kudriashov, Sabriddin Nuraliev, Igor Vasilev, Armen Avetisyan.
Saint-Petersburg Research Institute Phthisiopulmonology, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation
T2. The Feasibility of Thoracoscopic Resection in Adhesive Infectious Lung Diseases
Talha Dogruyol1, Volkan Baysungur1, Ilhan Ocakcioglu2, Aysun Misirlioglu1, Serdar Evman1, Serda Kanbur1, Levent Alpay1, Cagatay Tezel1.
1Sureyyapasa Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, 2Karabük Training and Research Hospital, Karabuk, Turkey
T3. Use of Hydrogen Peroxide and Povidine Iodine in Intra Pleural Wash
Narendra Agarwal1, Shaiwal Khandelwal1, Ruchi Girotra2, Kamran Ali1, Mohd Fauzi1, Ali Zamir Khan1.
1Medanta the Medicity, Gurgaon, India, 2SHKM Govt. Medical College, Gurgaon, India
L1. Invited Presentation
Are MIS Approaches Feasible for Infectious /Inflammatory Lung Disease?
Petrucio A. Sarmento, MD
Paraiba Federal University, Joao Pessoa, Brazil
Discussion (12 minutes)
T4. Claims and Outcomes of Lawsuits after Antireflux Surgery in the United States
Joshua A. Boys1, Brian Hoffman2, Daniel S. Oh1, Brenda Radmacher2, Evan T. Alicuben1, Steven R. DeMeester1.
1University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T5. Incorporating Robotic-Assisted Surgery Training into Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs
Chyun-Yin Huang, Adnan M. Al-Ayoubi, Ahmad Al-Taweel, Adil Ayub, Khalid Alshehri, Sadiq Rehmani, Wissam Raad, Faiz Y. Bhora.
Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T6. Intrapleural Airflow Signal Processing to Predict Duration of Pulmonary Air Leak: A Preliminary Analysis
Daniel French, Sebastien Gilbert.
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Discussion (4 Minutes)
09.20 - 10.20 Thoracic Session 2: The Small Pulmonary Nodule and Staging of NSCLC
Moderators: Richard Santos, MD
Petr Yablonski, MD
T7. Evaluation of Thoracoscopic Ultrasonography for Localization of Pulmonary Nodules in Resected Ex-Vivo Human Lungs
Hideki Ujiie1, Tatsuya Kato1, Suhaib Hasan1, Hsin-pei Hu1, Priya Patel1, Hironobu Wada1, Daiyoon Lee1, Kosuke Fujino1, David Hwang2, Marcelo Cypel1, Marc de perrot1, Andrew Pierre1, Gail Darling1, Tom Waddell1, Shaf Keshavjee1, Kazuhiro Yasufuku1.
1Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Department of Pathology, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T8. Geometric Mapping of Small Pulmonary Nodules
Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara, Takashi Ibe, Natsuko Kawatani, Hitoshi Igai.
Maebashi Red Cross Hospital, Maebashi, Japan
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T9. Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy with Dye Marking for Identification of Small Peripheral Lung Nodules during Minimally Invasive Surgical Resection
Juan A. Munoz, Virginia Litle, Michael I. Ebright, Hiran C. Fernando.
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
Panel: Small Nodule Localization
Moderators: Richard Santos, MD
Panelists: Hideki Ujiie, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara, Juan A. Munoz
T10. VATS Sentinel Node Biopsy Reduces the need for Systematic Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy in early Stage NSCLC
Nenad Ilic, Josko Juricic, Dragan Krnic, Nives Frleta Ilic, Duje Orsulic, Ivan Sinundza, Darko Ilic.
University Surgical Hospital, Split, Croatia
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T11. Predictors of Actionable Results in Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
Muneeb Mohammed, Saswata Deb, Kamyar Soghrati, Abdollah Behzadi.
Trillium Health Partners, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Discussion (4 Minutes)
10.20 - 11.00 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
11.00 - 11.20 Consensus Statement
11.20 - 12.20
Keynote Address:
The Rise of Superman

Steven Kotler
Keynote Address: The Rise of Superman, Steven Kotler
12.20 - 13.50 LUNCH SYMPOSIA† (up to 3 concurrent)
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
13.50 - 14.05 LATE BREAKING NEWS:
LBN are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.

A Bright Future: 50+ Video Guided Right Anterior Mini-Thoracotomy Aortic Valve Replacements, Including the First-In-Man Use of Automated RAM® Annular Suturing Technology
(Supported by LSI Solutions)
Dr. Peter A. Knight
University of Rochester Medical Center

Trifecta Valve Mid-Term Durability – Multicenter Trial Update
(Supported by St. Jude Medical)
Dr. Mark Groh
Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, USA

14.05 - 15.05 Kit V. Arom Lectureship
Frank Litvack, MD
15.05 - 15.20 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.20 - 16.30 Thoracic Session 3: Lung and Mediastinum
Moderators: Kemp H. Kernstine, MD
Thomas J. Watson, MD
T12. Learning Curve for Uniportal Vats Lobectomies: The Papworth Experience
Benedetta Bedetti1, Luca Bertolaccini2, Piergiorgio Solli1, Marco Scarci1.
1Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2Sacro Cuore - Don Calabria Research Hospital, Negrar - Verona, Italy
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T13. Two-year Outcomes after Single Port VATS Lobectomy with Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Yong Soo Choi, Seok Kim, Hong Kyu Lee, Jong Ho Cho.
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T14. Liposomal Bupivacaine versus Bupivacaine/Epinephrine for Postoperative Pain Management in Patients Undergoing VATS Wedge Resection
Salvatore Parascandola, Jessica Ibanez, Graham Keir, Jacqueline Anderson, M. Blair Marshall, Deanna Flynn, Michael Plankey, Candice Cody, Marc Margolis.
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T15. Transsternal versus Robotic Thymectomy for Thymoma: Feasibility and Results
Ian Paul, Kay See Tan, Joe Dycoco, Prasad Adusumilli, Manjit S. Bains, Matthew J. Bott, James Huang, David R. Jones, Valerie W. Rusch, Bernard J. Park.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
T16. An Early Series of Patients Undergoing Simultaneous Bilateral Thoracoscopy during Robotic-Assisted Thymectomy
Inderpal Sarkaria, MD1, Nicholas Hess, BS2, Neil Christie, MD1, Ryan Levy, MD1, James Luketich, MD1.
1University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Discussion (4 Minutes)
16.30 - 17.30 Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD; St. Mary's Hospital, London, England
18.30 - 20.30 Attendee Reception
21.00 - 22.30 President's Nightcap
 
SATURDAY, 18 June 2016
08.30 - 09.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.30 - 09:00 ISMICS Member Business Meeting
09.00 - 10.00 Thoracic Movie Day - Session I
Moderators: Michael I. Ebright, MD
Marcin Zielinski, MD
TV1. 3-Dimensional Reconstruction for Resection of a Growing Lung Nodule
John P. Costello, MD1, Dilip S. Nath, MD2, Hank P. Rappaport, MD3, M. B. Marshall1.
1MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA, 2Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA, 3MedStar Center for Innovation, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV2. Robotic-Assisted Right Upper Lobectomy with En-Bloc Chest Wall Resection for a T3 Adenocarcinoma
Nguyen M. Le, MD, Laurence N. Spier, MD, Richard S. Lazzaro, MD.
Northwell Health - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV3. Uniportal Thoracoscopic Resection of Intralobar Pulmonary Sequestration
Alan D. Sihoe, MBBChir, FRCSEd(CTh), FCCP, Qigang Luo, Jinglong Li, Dazhi Pang.
The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV4. Robotic-Assisted Right Upper Lobectomy for an 11-cm Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Nguyen M. Le, MD, Laurence N. Spier, MD, Richard S. Lazzaro, MD.
Northwell Health - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV5. Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB) with Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT) GUIDANCE - Enabling Surgeons to Overcome Limitations
Sandeep Sachidananda, MD1, Cristobal Alvarado, MD2.
1Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA, 2Hartford Healthcare Medical Group, Meriden, CT, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV6. Robot-assisted Diaphragm Plication
Raghav Murthy, MBBS1, Kemp Kernstine, MD.,PhD.2.
1Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA, 2UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee Break
10.15 - 11.15 Thoracic Movie Day - Session II
Moderators: Richard S. Lazzaro, MD
Sebastien Gilbert, MD
TV7. Thoracoscopic Resection of Two Thoracic Outlet Schwannomas
Trevor C. Upham, MD1, Conor F. Hynes, MD2, M Blair Marshall, MD2.
1University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA, 2Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV8. Uniportal Subxiphoid VATS Thymectomy
Giuseppe Aresu, MD, PhD, Gianluca Masullo, MD, Francesco Londero, MD, Angelo Morelli, MD.
Santa Maria della Misericordia University Hospital Udine, Udine, Italy
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV9. Robotic-Assisted Radical Thymectomy with En-Bloc Resection of Right Upper and Middle Lobe Wedges and Pericardium
Nguyen M. Le, MD, Laurence N. Spier, MD, Richard S. Lazzaro, MD.
Northwell Health - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV10. Standardized Approach for Port Placement for Robotic-Assisted Lobectomies with the Robotic Stapler
Nguyen M. Le, MD, Richard S. Lazzaro, MD, Laurence N. Spier, MD.
Northwell Health - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
TV11. Intraoperative Lymphatic Mapping in Esophago-Gastric Junction Adenocarcinoma
Daniela Molena.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (3 Minutes)
11.15 Adjourn
† - No CME Credits Awarded
* - Young Investigator Award Applicant

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