International Society For Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Thursday, 30 May
08.00 - 16.00
Thoracic Masters Class:
Co-Chairs: Sudish C. Murthy and Mara B. Antonoff
08.00 - 10.15
Thoracic Masters Class: Morning Session
08.00 - 09.00
Session I: Enhanced Recovery and the Lean Operating Room
Moderators: Daniela Molena and Mara B. Antonoff
08.00 - 08.10
Preoperative Oral Supplements for Patient Optimization
Daniel T. Engelman
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Springfield, MA
08.10 - 08.20
What do we Really Need from Anesthesia for a Modern Day General Thoracic Surgery Case?
Gabriel Mena
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
08.20 - 08.30
Care Pathways to Streamline Hospital Stays
Daniel P. Raymond
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
08.30 - 08.40
What is New in Pain Management after Thoracic Surgery
Reza J. Mehran
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
08.40 - 08.50
Controlling Costs for Robotic Lobectomy
Harmik J. Soukiasian
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
08.50 - 09.00
Trimming Time Off a Very Long Procedure
Abbas Abbas
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
09.00 - 10.00
Session II: Innovative Considerations in Managing a General Thoracic Surgery Practice
Moderators: John Lazar and Harmik J. Soukiasian
09.00 - 09.10
Safely Training Residents on the Robot
Robert Cerfolio
New York University, New York, NY
09.10 - 09.20
Developing a Thought into a Patent: What Needs to be Done?
Usman Ahmad
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
09.20 - 09.30
What is Fair When it Comes to Marketing Yourself?
Paul Lee
Northwell Health, Hyde Park, NY
09.30 - 09.40
Social Media Rules of Engagement
Mara B. Antonoff
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
09.40 - 10.10
Thoracic Debate I: Robotic vs VATS Lobectomy
Robert Cerfolio
New York University, New York, NY

vs

Raja Flores
Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
10.10 - 10.15
Break
10.30 - 11.15
Subramanian Innovation Award Presentations

Intercostal Space Prediction Using Deep Learning in Fully Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery
Rafik Margaryan, Daniele Della Latta, Giacomo Bianchi, Nicola Martini, Gianmarco Santini, Dante Chiappino, Marco Solinas.
Ospedale Del Cuore Fondazione 'G. Monasterio', Massa, Italy.

Carbon Dioxide Field Flooding: Seeing (and Measuring) Is Understanding
Stefanos Demertzis, Stijn Vandenberghe
Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland.

Simulation and Navigation For Aortic Aneurysm With Extreme Atheroma By Three Dimensional Printing Model
Kazutoshi Tachibana, Shuichi Naraoka.
Hakodate Goryoukaku Hospital, Hakodate, Japan.

Voting

2018 Award Winner Update
11.15 - 11.30
Introduction of New Members
11.30 - 12.15
Presidential Address

Original Thinkers and Progress

Niv Ad, MD
Washington Adventist and University of Maryland, Baltimore, 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.

Supported by Siemens Healthineers
Supported by Medtronic


A Total Practice Solution from Diagnosis to Treatment with Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Lung Cancer
Supported by Intuitive Surgical
13.45 - 17.00
Thoracic Masters Class: Afternoon Session
13.45 - 15.15
Session I: Lung Disease—Emerging Technologies and Hot Topics
Moderators: Paul Lee and Sebastien Gilbert
13.45 - 13.55
Intraop Dyna CT and Fiducial Placement for the Small Pulmonary Nodule
Daniel P. Raymond
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
13.55 - 14.05
Endobronchial Ablative Therapies for Early Lung Cancer
Hiran C. Fernando
Inova Fairfax, Falls Church, VA
14.05 - 14.15
3-D Printing for Complex Anatomy
Faiz Y. Bhora
Health Quest, Poughkeepsie, NY
14.15 - 14.25
New Robotic Platforms
Mark Dylewski
Baptist Health Cardiac and Thoracic Surgical Group. Miami, FL
14.25 - 14.35
Prevention and Management of Air Leak After Lobectomy: Sealants and Valves
Sebastien Gilbert
Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
14.35 - 14.45
Robotic Lung Hernia Repair after Minimally Invasive Cardiac Operations
Sudish C. Murthy
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
14.45 - 15.15
Thoracic Debate II: UNIPORT LOBECTOMY takes on the ROBOT!
Richard S. Lazzaro
Northwell Health, New York, NY

vs

Alan D. Sihoe
International Medical Centre, Hong Kong
15.15 - 15.45
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.30 - 17.00
Session II: Esophagus—Endoscopic innovations and MIE
Moderators: Jon O. Wee and Matthew Bott
15.30 - 15.40
EMR/ESD for Superficial Esophageal Cancer
Katie S. Nason
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
15.40 - 15.50
POEM and POP
Siva Raja
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
15.50 - 16.00
Transoral Zenker's
Harmik J. Soukiasian
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angelos, CA
16.00 - 16.10
Intraluminal Vac Sponge for Leak/Perforation
Jonathan Spicer
Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health, Montreal, Canada
16.10 - 16.20
Esophageal Stent for Leak/Perforation
Katie S. Nason
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
16.20 - 16.50
Thoracic Debate III: MIE to the Neck vs Chest
Abbas Abbas
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

vs

Inderpal (Netu) Singh Sarkaria
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
17.00 - 18.15
Exhibition Hall Reception
17.00 - 18.15
Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, MD
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
Friday, 31 May
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 - 09.15
Thoracic Session 1: Lung
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minutes of discussion)
Moderators: Mara B. Antonoff & Todd L. Demmy
T1.
Successful Application Of VATS To Treat The N2 Lung Cancer After Neoadjuvant Concurrent Chemoradiation Therapy
Byung Jo Park, Yong Soo Choi.
Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
T2.
Is Robotic Lobectomy For Nsclc Inferior To Open Lobectomy? Let The Oncologic Outcomes Decide
Usman Ahmad, MD, Andrew Tang, MD, Siva Raja, MD, PhD, Alejandro C. Bribriesco, MD, Daniel P. Raymond, MD, Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
T3.
5 Year Single Centre Experience Of Image-guided Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery For Tiny Pulmonary Nodules In The Hybrid Theatre
SZE YUEN PETER YU1, CHEUK MAN CHU2, WING HUNG RAINBOW LAU1, YUK PUI INNES WAN1, MALCOLM JOHN UNDERWOOD1, CHUN HO SIMON YU2, SZE HANG CALVIN NG1.
1Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
T4.
The Association Of Robotic Lobectomy Volume And Nodal Upstaging In Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Olugbenga T. Okusanya, Waseem Lutfi, Nicholas Baker, Rajeev Dhupar, Neil A. Christie, Ryan M. Levy, Nalyn Siripong, Li Wang, James D. Luketich, Inderpal S. Sarkaria.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
T5.
Factors Affecting Postoperative Pulmonary Function After Segmentectomy For Lung Cancer
Samina Park, Jaewon Song, Kwon Joong Na, Hyun Joo Lee, In Kyu Park, Chang Hyun Kang, Young Tae Kim.
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
T6.
Algorithm based Troubleshooting For Bleeding During Thoracoscopic Anatomic Pulmonary Resections
Tomohiro Yazawa, Hitoshi Igai, Fumi Ohsawa, Ryohei Yoshikawa, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara.
Japanese Red Cross Maebashi Hospital, Maebashi, Japan.
09.15 - 10.20
Thoracic Session 2: Esophagus
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minutes of discussion)
Moderators: Siva Raja & Daniela Molena
T7.
Open Versus Minimally Invasive Hiatal Hernia Repair After Esophagectomy
Tamar Nobel, Hari Keshava, Manjit Bains, David Jones, Daniela Molena.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
T8.
Mid-term Results Of Robot-assisted Esophagectomy For 206 Patients With Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer Recurrence And Survival
Xiaobin Zhang, Zhigang Li, Bin Li, Bo Ye, Yifeng Sun, Xufeng Guo, Yu Yang, Rong Hua, Yi He, Teng Mao.
Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai, China.
T9.
Robotic Laparoscopic Modified Belsey Fundoplication (gastroesophageal Valvuloplasty)for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Mark Meyer, MD, Barbara Tempesta, Farid Gharagozloo.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health/ University of Central Florida, Celebration, FL, USA.
T10.
Robotic Laparoscopic Lateral Heller Myotomy Without Fundoplication For Achalasia
Nabiha Atiquzzaman, Barbara Tempesta, Mark Meyer, Farid Gharagozloo, MD.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health/ University of Central Florida, Celebration, FL, USA.
T11.
Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair With Sphincter Augmentation & Gastropexy is Safe For Patients With High Risk Of Recurrence
Ethan Ledbetter, James Speicher, Anthony Mozer, Luke Hunter, Carlos Anciano.
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.
10.20 - 10.50
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.50 - 11.00
Consensus Statement
Low and Intermediate Risk SAVR or TAVR: Does the Data Match Perception? An ISMICS Metanalysis
11.00 - 11.20
Presentation of the Grundeman Award
11.20 - 12.20
Keynote Speaker
Out of the Box-The Journey from Initial Idea to a Successful Product
Amir Belson, MD
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.

Is LAA Management an Essential Part of Minimally Invasive Surgery?
Supported by AtriCure
13.50 - 14.05
Late Breaking News
14.05 - 14.50
Thoracic Session 3: Other
(6 minutes of presentation, 4 minutes of discussion)
Moderators: Sharon Ben-Or & Harmik J. Soukiasian
T12.
Intermediate-term Oncologic Outcomes Of Patients With Large-sized Early-stage Thymomas Undergoing Robotic Thymectomy
Jens-C Rückert, Feng Li, Zhongmin Li, Deniz Uluk, Gero Bauer, Aron Elsner, Marc Swierzy, Mahmoud Ismail, Andreas Meisel.
Charté Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
T13.
Robotic Thoracoscopic First Rib Resection For Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Farid Gharagozloo, MD, Mark Meyer, Stephan Gruessner, Barbara Tempesta.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health/ University of Central Florida, Celebration, FL, USA.
T14.
Robotic Staged Bilateral Selective Postganglionic Sympathectomy for Upper Extremity Hyperhydrosis
Stephan Gruessner, MD, Mark Meyer, MD, Barbara Tempesta, Farid Gharagozloo, MD.
Florida Hospital Celebration Health/ University of Central Florida, Celebration, FL, USA.
T15.
Can Patients Travel By Air Less Than One Week After Thoracic Surgery
Peter Baik, DO1, Alex Foley1, Tara Karamlou, MD2.
1Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Tulsa, OK, USA, 2Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
14:50 - 15.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.15 - 16.15
Kit V. Arom Lectureship
Live Interview with Dr. Mihaljevic on Innovations in Healthcare

Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Niv Ad, MD
Washington Adventist and University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
16.15 - 17.15
Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, MD
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
18.30 - 20.30
Attendee Reception
Saturday, 1 June
07.30-08.30
ESTS Collaboration with ISMICS Session
08.30 - 09.00
ISMICS Member Business Meeting
09.00 - 10.00
Thoracic Session 4: Uniportal
(Presentation: 6 minute presentation, 4 minute discussion)
Moderators: Robert J. Downey & Sudish C. Murthy
T16.
Uniportal Thoracoscopic Surgery Is A Standard Approach For Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Ryohei Yoshikawa, Hitoshi Igai, Fumi Ohsawa, Tomohiro Yazawa, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara.
Maebashi Red Cross Hospital, Maebashi, Japan.
T17.
Uniportal Vats Reduced The Occurrence Of Postthoracotomy Pain Syndrome After Lobectomy For Lung Cancer
Kyoji Hirai1, Yutaka Enomoto1, Jitsuo Usuda2.
1Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Chiba, Japan, 2Nippon Medical School, Chiba, Japan.
T18.
Uniportal Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery For Major Lung Resection Is Associated With Less Immunochemokine Disturbances
SZE YUEN PETER YU1, WING HUNG RAINBOW LAU1, YUK PUI INNES WAN1, MALCOLM JOHN UNDERWOOD1, GONG GEORGE CHEN2, SZE HANG CALVIN NG1.
1Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2Surgical Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
T19.
A Comparison Of Operative Outcomes Between Single-port And Multi-port Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery In Lobectomy
Omchai Rattananont, Charat Wongwaipijarn, Natsukrit Nawaratthara.
Central Chest Institute of Thailand, Nonthaburi, Thailand.
TV1.
Subxiphoid Non-intubated Uniportal Vats Right Lower Lobectomy
Haisam Saad, Giuseppe Aresu, Kunal Bhakhri, Mohamed Mohamed Moneer Elsaegh, Chinmay Patvardhan, Andrew Roscoe, Adam Peryt, Aman Coonar.
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
TV2.
Subxiphoid Approach For Single Site Robotic Thymectomy
Kook Nam Han, Hyun Koo Kim, Jeong In Hong.
Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
10.00 - 11.00
Thoracic Movie Session
(Video Presentation: 6 minute presentation, 4 minute discussion)
Moderators: Mara B. Antonoff & Sudish C. Murthy
TV3.
Minimal Invasive Esophagectomy By Video Assist Transhiatal and Transcervical Approache
Jiang Yuequan, M.D.
Chongqing Cancer Institute, Chongqing, China.
TV4.
Robotic Lobectomy With Two Ports Approach And Three Robotic Arms
Kook Nam Han, Hyun Koo Kim, Jeong In Hong.
Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
TV5.
Unilateral Transthoracic Two Port Approach For Robotic Thymectomy
Kook Nam Han, Hyun Koo Kim, Jeong In Hong.
Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
TV6.
Thoracoscopic Diaphragmatic Defect Closure And Pleurodesis In A Hepatic Hydrothorax Patient
Yochun Jung1, Sang Yun Song2, Kook Joo Na2, In Seok Jeong1, Chung Hwan Jun1, Sung Kyu Choi1.
1Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea, Republic of, 2Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, Korea, Republic of.
TV7.
Transcervical Endoscopic Esophageal Mobilization And Transhiatal Esophagectomy a Single Center Experience
Carlos O. Encarnacion1, Ahmed Ali2, Paul Dyrud2, William Tisol3, Mario Gasparri2, George B. Haasler2, David W. Johnstone2.
1University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 3Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, MIlwaukee, WI, USA.
11.00
Program Concludes
† - No CME Credits Awarded
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