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International Society For Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Track
Masters Day Overview | Thoracic Track Program | Cardiac Track Program
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THURSDAY, 14 June
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 - 16.00
Thoracic Masters Class:
Co-Chairs: Sebastien Gilbert, MD & Giulia Veronesi, MD
08.00 - 09.30
Session I: Management of Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Moderators: Sebastien Gilbert, MD & Giulia Veronesi, MD
08.00 - 08.15
8th Revision of Lung Cancer TNM Staging: Surgeon's Perspective
Sebastien Gilbert, MD
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
08.15 - 08.30
Benefits and Potential Risks of Lung Cancer Screening
Giulia Veronesi, MD
Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Italy
08.30 - 08.45
Localization Techniques for Sub-Solid Lung Cancer Resection
John Yee, MD
Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
08.45 - 09.00
Pre-Operative 3D Imaging Reconstruction for Segmental Pulmonary Resection
Hiroyuki Oizumi, MD
Yamagata University, Yamagata City, Japan
09.00 - 09.15
Sublobar Resection is Equivalent to Lobectomy: Fact or Fiction?
Virginia R. Litle, MD
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
09.15 - 09.30
Panel Discussion
09.30 - 10.30
Session II: Innovation in Thoracic Surgery
Moderators: Ahmad S. Ashrafi & Alper Toker
09.30 - 09.40
New Simulation Systems for Training in MIS Thoracic Surgery
09.40 - 09.50
Modern Alternatives to Randomized Trials: Getting the Best Out of Your Retrospective Clinical Data
Anna McGuire, MD
Vascular Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
09.50 - 10.00
Practical Applications of Intra-Operative Fluorescence Angiography
Sebastien Gilbert, MD
The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
10.00 - 10.30
Panel Discussion
10.30 - 10.45
Break
10.45 - 11.15
Subramanian Innovation Award Presentations
11.15 - 11.30
Introduction of the New Members
11.30 - 12.15
Presidential Address
Anson Cheung, MD
12.15 - 13.45
ISMICS International Fellows and Residents Luncheon - Trainees to Consultants†
12.15 - 13.45
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.
13.45 - 15.15
Session III: Live in a Box Session: MIS Sublobar Resections
Moderators: Harmik Soukiasian, MD & Mohsen Ibrahim

Subsegmental Vats Resection for Early Lung Cancer
Hiroyuki Oizumi, MD
Yamagata University, Yamagata City, Japan

Robotic Lung Segmentectomy
Ghulam Abbas
WVU Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV

Subxyphoid Lung Segmentectomy
Giuseppe Aresu
Santa Maria Della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
15.15 - 15.30
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.30 - 17.00
Session IV: Controversies in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Moderators: Hiran C. Fernando, MD & Enrico Ruffini, MD
15.30 - 15.45
Robotic Handsewn versus Stapled Intrathoracic Esophagogastric Anastomosis
Daniela Molena, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
15.45 - 16.15
Debate: What is the Best Operation for Localized Thymoma?
I. Thymomectomy Enrico Ruffini, MD
II. Extended Thymectomy  
16.15 - 16.30
SBRT versus Surgery for Early Lung Cancer: Are they Equals?
Hiran C. Fernando, MBBS, MD
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Falls Church, VA, USA
16.30 - 16.45
Adjuvant or Neoadjuvant Therapy for Non-Bulky, Single-Station N2 (Stage IIIA) Lung Cancer?
Todd Demmy, MD, FACS
Roswell Park, Buffalo, NY, USA
16.45 - 17.00
Panel Discussion
17.00 - 18.15
Exhibition Hall Reception
17.00 - 18.15
Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Simon C. Moten, MD; Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
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, 15 June
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 - 09.00
THORACIC SESSION 1
Moderator: TBD
T1.
Early Clinical Outcomes of Thoracoscopic Sleeve Resection and Bronchoplasty? Safety and Efficacy of Three-dimensional Thoracoscope
Yong W. Seong, Dong Jin Kim, Hyo Joon Jang, Sukki Cho, Sanghoon Jheon, Kwhanmien Kim.
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea, Republic of.
T2.
The Feasibility of Nonintubated Uniportal Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
Seha Ahn, Hyun Mi Cho, Yun Ho Kim, Youngkyu Moon, Sook Whan Sung.
Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
T3.
Thoracoscopic Lung Segmentectomy Based on Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Simulation for Undetectable Tumors
Hirohisa Kato, Hiroyuki Oizumi, Jun Suzuki, Akira Hamada, Kenta Nakahasi, Takayuki Sasage, Mitsuaki Sadahiro.
Yamagata University, Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan.
T4.
Bilateral Lung Resection Via Subxiphoid Uniportal Vats: A Report of 46 Cases
Haomin Cai, Deping Zhao, Lei Jiang, Chang Chen, Gening Jiang.
Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China.
T5.
Experience of Robotic Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery in Brazil.
Ricardo M. Terra1, RUI HADDAD2, José R. Milanez3, Pedro Henrique X.N. de Araújo1, Carlos E. Teixeira-Lima4, Felipe Braga4, Benoit Bibas3, Juliana M. Trindade5, Leticia L. Lauricella1, Paulo M. Pego-Fernandes1.
1Thoracic Surgery Division, Universidade de São Paulo, Hospital das Clínicas, Instituto do Coração e Instituto do Câncer do Estado de São Paulo, Hospital Sírio e Libanês e Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo - SP, Brazil, 2Hospital Copa Star and Rede D'Or, Escola Médica de Pós Graduação da Pontifícia Universidade Católica. (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil, 3Thoracic Surgery Division, Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina, Hospital das Clínicas, Instituto do Coração, Instituto de Câncer e Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo - SP, Brazil, 4Hospital Copa Star, Hospital Quinta D'Or and Rede D'Or, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil, 5Thoracic Surgery Division, Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto do Coração and Instituto do Câncer de SP, Faculdade de Medicina, Hospital das Clínicas e Hospital Sírio e Libanês, São Paulo - SP, Brazil.

DISCUSSION
09.00 - 09.40
THORACIC SESSION 2A
Moderator: TBD
T6.
Laparoscopic Lens Contamination and Its Impact In Thoracic Surgery
Faisal Alshlahi
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
T7.
Early Postoperative Outcomes of Pyloric Drainage In Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Tamar Nobel, Arianna Barbetta, Daniela Molena.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
T8.
09.40 - 10.20
THORACIC SESSION 2B
Moderator: TBD
T9.
Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery In Augmented Reality With Cone Beam Computed Tomography Assistance For Nodule Localization
Simon B. Rouze1, Pablo arturo Alvarez2, Bertrand Richard de Latour1, Miguel Castro3, Marie Aymami1, Jean-Louis Dillenseger3, Jean-Philippe Verhoye1.
1Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Rennes University Hospital, Rennes, France, 2Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Rennes University Hospital, Université de Rennes 1, LTSI, Rennes, France, France, 3Université de Rennes 1, LTSI, Rennes, France, Rennes, France.
T10.
Robotic Versus Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery(vats) Pulmonary Segmentectomy: A Cost Analysis
Kelsey A. Musgrove, Alexander Leung, Jeremiah A. Hayanga, Ghulam Abbas.
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.
T11.
Surgical Therapy For Early Non Small Cell Lung Cancer: Vast Vs Thoracotomy
Que K. Do.
Thong Nhat Hospital, Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam.

Discussion
10.20 - 11.00
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
11.00 - 11.20
Consensus Statement
11.20 - 12.20
Kit V. Arom Lectureship
12.20 - 13.50
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.
13.50 - 14.20
THORACIC SESSION 3A
Moderator: TBD
T12.
Early Identification Of Patients Who Will Meet 24-hour Fluid Output Threshold For Chest Tube Removal After Lung Resection
Jason L. Azzi, Bram Gottlieb, Donna E. Maziak, Andrew J.E. Seely, Farid M. Shamji, Sudhir Sundaresan, Patrick J. Villeneuve, Sebastien Gilbert.
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
T13.
An Effective Alternative For Hilar Dissection And Lymphadenectomy During Vats Lobectomy: The Transcollation Technology
Cecilia Menna, Claudio Andreetti, Anna Maria Ciccone, Antonio D'Andrilli, Giulio Maurizi, Camilla Vanni, Alberto Baccarini, Erino Angelo Rendina, Mohsen Ibrahim.
Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy.
T14.
Control Of Bleeding During Thoracoscopic Surgery Using Human Fibrinogen/Thrombin-Coated Collagen Patch
Jun Suzuki, Hiroyuki Oizumi, Hirohisa Kato, Akira Hamada, Hikaru Watarai, Kenta Nakahashi, Takayuki Sasage, Mitsuaki Sadahiro.
Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine Second Department of Surgery, Yamagata, Japan.

DISCUSSION
14.20 - 14.50
THORACIC SESSION 3B - (30 minutes)
Moderator: TBD
T15.
Intubated Versus Nonintubated General Anesthesia For Minimally Invasive VATS In Octogenerians (28)
Nenad Ilic1, Darko Ilic2, Josko Juricic1, Dragan Krnic1, Duje Orsulic1, Ivan Simundza1, Nives Frleta Ilic3, Nenad Karanovic2.
1University Surgical Hospital, Split, Croatia, 2Clinical Hospital, Anesthesiology Dept., Split, Croatia, 3Policlinic Cito, Split, Croatia.
T16.
Perceptions and Barriers to Robotic Simulator Training During Surgical Residency
Carlos O. Encarnacion, Shelby J. Stewart, Gavin L. Henry, Shamus R. Carr.
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA.
T17.
Investigation of the Effect of Single Port Thoracoscopic Spelanchnectomy in Controlling the Pain in Patients with Chronic Pancreatid
Reza Bagheri, Sr.1, Alireza Tavassoli2, Reza Afghani3, Negar Morovatdar4.
1Lung Diseases Research Center, Emam Reza hospital, Faculty of medicine, Ma, Mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 2Endoscopy minimal invasive Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 3department of general surgery, 5th of Azar Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran, Gorgan, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 4Community Medicine, Imam Reza Clinical Research Unit, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of.
14.50 - 15.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.15 - 16.15
Keynote Address
16.15 - 17.15
Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Simon C. Moten, MD; Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
18.30 - 20.30
Attendee Reception
21.00 - 22.30
President's Nightcap

SATURDAY, 16 June
08.30 - 09.00
ISMICS Member Business Meeting
09.00 - 10.00
Management of Complex Intraoperative Adverse Events
Video Review and Group Discussion
10.00 - 10.15
Break
10.15 - 11.30
Thoracic Movie Day - Session I
Moderator: TBD
TV1.
Robotic Excision of Ectopic Parathyroid Adenoma
Sharon Ben-Or, MD, William Bolton.
Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, SC, USA.
TV2.
Robotic Assisted Left Pneumonectomy With Chest Wall Resection
Abbas Abbas, MD, Maitham Alkadumi, MD.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
TV3.
Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Repair of Epiphrenic Diverticulum
Nguyen M. Le, MD, Paul C. Lee, MD, MPH.
Northwell Healh, New Hyde Park, NY, USA.
TV4.
First Reported Robotic Assisted Enbloc Resection of Right Lower Lobe With Posterior Segmentectomy Of Right Upper Lobe
Amie Kent, MD, Byron Patton, MD, Richard Lazzaro, MD.
Northwell Health - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
TV5.
TV6.
11.15
Program Concludes
† - No CME Credits Awarded